SpicyIP Jobs–patent posn in Infosys BPO, dubai teaching job and inhouse counsel at luxor

We would request that when you are writing to the concerned people (whose emails are shown below), please mention that you are coming via SpicyIP (as a favour to us–if you think this is a valuable service that we provide). At the very least, they will know that you are upto date on IP matters 🙂 It will only do you good…..Thanks very much in advance.

1. Senior Patent Attorney and Junior Patent Attorney Required at an Infosys BPO:

Ritivik Lukose of Rainmaker, India’s No 1 legal HR site writes:

“We recently received a requirement from a client for a senior Patent Attorney position – essentially involving US Patent drafting and filing. A link to the job requirement is given below.


Please also see http://www.rainmaker.co.in/view.php?company_id=114&auth_sess=d87334c10f37558b03ff9b7048d8fc33&ref=08fd7fb89629c4a2a3a678186> for details on the Junior Patent Attorney Position.

2. Lucrative teaching assignment in Dubai: Apply within 24 hours!!

Shwetashree Majumdar, a leading IP litigator and one of our star ex-bloggers (unfortunately, she had to leave for personal reasons) writes:

“Do you know of someone who is willing to go to Dubai for three months starting end-Jan to teach basic principles of Negotiable Instruments Act, Contract law and corporate laws to an MBA class? The college is Skyline College. Teaching is to focus on Indian laws. Pay is INR 2 lakhs (non taxable) + stay + food + travel and all expenses.

It’s a 48 hr opening cos it has to be filled by then!Give people the contact of [email protected] to respond. Also, ask prospective applicants to copy me on the email at [email protected].”

3. Saloni Mohan, Legal Counsel, Luxor writes:

“we are looking for a candidate who would have a 5-7 years of experience, preferably in corporate. Should have a good insight in
– IP matters (primarily trademarks, designs, copyrights, trade dress, IP litigations of passing off and infringements)
– NI 138 matters
– Experience of dealing with consumer complains
– A good insight on Weights and Measures
– Agreement drafting and vetting (Ex: Dealer/distributer agreements, Sale/purchase agreement, license/assignment deeds, Settlement agreements, Real estate agreements, etc)
The person would be in a package of 4.5-5Lakhs an annum.

We are also looking for a legal assistant who could assist the person above, on the day to day activities.

We await your assistance in this matter.” If you are interested, please write to saloni at [email protected]

4. One of our readers, Nilanjana brings this to our attention:

“I think that there was an advt. for the post of Patent Examiners in the Indian Patent Office in a few fields as Chemistry, etc. Please see the Employment News (a Dec 2007 issue) for more details.”

Thank you very much Nilanjana.

Again, like we requested earlier, when you are writing to the concerned people (whose emails are shown below), please mention that you are coming via SpicyIP. Thanks a lot….

Shamnad Basheer

Shamnad Basheer

Prof. (Dr.) Shamnad Basheer founded SpicyIP in 2005. He's also the Founder of IDIA, a project to train underprivileged students for admissions to the leading law schools. He served for two years as an expert on the IP global advisory council (GAC) of the World Economic Forum (WEF). In 2015, he received the Infosys Prize in Humanities in 2015 for his work on legal education and on democratising the discourse around intellectual property law and policy. The jury was headed by Nobel laureate, Prof. Amartya Sen. Professional History: After graduating from the NLS, Bangalore Prof. Basheer joined Anand and Anand, one of India’s leading IP firms. He went on to head their telecommunication and technology practice and was rated by the IFLR as a leading technology lawyer. He left for the University of Oxford to pursue post-graduate studies, completing the BCL, MPhil and DPhil as a Wellcome Trust scholar. His first academic appointment was at the George Washington University Law School, where he served as the Frank H Marks Visiting Associate Professor of IP Law. He then relocated to India in 2008 to take up the MHRD Chaired Professorship in IP Law at WB NUJS, a leading Indian law school. Later, he was the Honorary Research Chair of IP Law at Nirma University and also a visiting professor of law at the National Law School (NLS), Bangalore. Prof. Basheer has published widely and his articles have won awards, including those instituted by ATRIP, the Stanford Technology Law Review and CREATe. He was consulted widely by the government, industry, international organisations and civil society on a variety of IP issues. He also served on several government committees.

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