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Act Now to Record Your UK Address for Service

As from 1st January 2024, it will be necessary to record a UK address for service where new contentious proceedings are launched against a UK comparable trade mark or re-registered design.

We advise strongly that trade mark owners act now to safeguard their rights by recording a UK address for service.

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Current Job Vacancies at SH&P

Updated: September 2023

SHP are hiring a Trade Mark Attorney

Stevens Hewlett & Perkins (SH&P) was established in 1915. We are a medium-sized private practice of patent and trade mark attorneys specialising in intellectual property matters; with an office in the centre of Bristol, we have an enviable client base managed by a group of dynamic, experienced and knowledgeable attorneys.

We currently have a career opportunity vacancy at SH&P and are seeking a qualified Trade Mark Attorney to join our busy team. Details as follows:



Start Date – Immediately

The position

A vacancy has now arisen for an experienced Trade Mark Attorney to join our team. The successful applicant will form part of our trade mark group, providing the full range of trade mark services to a variety of UK and overseas-based clients, from individuals to FTSE 100 companies; they will be given early responsibility for a diverse and interesting range of trade mark work and portfolios.

The skills required

The post requires high quality technical skills and proven practical experience in all aspects of UK, European and international trade mark matters – from trade mark clearance to filing programmes, licensing arrangements, due diligence and third party negotiations.

The ability to provide sound, commercially based advice to high profile clients and to deliver the highest standard of client care is essential, whether assisting lay persons or in-house IP professionals. The successful applicant must be able to manage their time and billing efficiently and be highly-organised. Excellent written and oral communication skills are also required, as is the need for accuracy and the ability to write succinctly in a logical and structured way with excellent grammar and punctuation. Good interpersonal skills are also essential for this post.

The environment

The position offers an excellent opportunity to take the right applicant’s career to the next level within a busy and professional team working in a friendly and relaxed environment. With a modern, high performing document management system now fully implemented, the role could be performed from home on a full time basis for an experienced candidate, with our Bristol office welcoming any candidate who wishes to continue enjoying the buzz of working together with colleagues. Salary will be commensurate with the experience and ability of the successful applicant.

If you think this is the right next step for you, we look forward to hearing from you in confidence. Please send an up-to-date CV with covering letter to Camille Bates at cbates@shandp.com.

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