Litigator, Intellectual Property (Mid–Senior level)

Position: Litigator, Intellectual Property (Mid–Senior level)
Office: Bangkok
Role: Legal
Description

Key Responsibilities Include:

  • Handle cases involving litigation, prosecution, registration, enforcement of intellectual property rights and other assignments as required.
  • Analyze and determine the best legal strategy to ensure a successful case outcome; prepare briefs and legal arguments; rehear witness testimony before a court.
  • Conduct investigations; write legal opinions; monitor cases statuses, legal issues and problems.
  • Conduct discovery, including taking depositions, and conduct sensitive negotiations with opposing lawyers and their clients.
  • Interview, select and prepare witnesses, including experts, for administrative hearings or trial. Argue motions and participate in pre-trial or pre-hearing conferences.
  • Conduct direct and cross-examination and oral argument in proceedings before the appropriate jurisdictional body, which may include jury trials.
  • Review, record and prepare briefs and oral arguments for the Supreme Court or other appellate bodies while preparing memoranda analyzing factual and legal issues and draft decisions in proceedings.
  • Provide legal counseling and information pertaining to protecting intellectual property and register intellectual property with the relevant government agencies to protect it under the law.
  • Review case activities and achievements as frequently as required by the client; initiate corrective actions where necessary.
  • Review/recommend changes to rules, policies or procedures for conformity with laws and conduct extensive research to support cases as assigned.
  • Draft contracts and leases for legality and adequacy, and negotiate with government agencies, private individuals and organizations in non-litigation situations.
  • Respond to inquiries from the media and review statements to be released to the press and handle the variety and difficulty of legal issues with minimal supervision.
  • Review billing memos and assist with billing collection if needed.

Qualifications:

  • Thai nationality, possessing Thai lawyer’s license
  • Exceptional academic background
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in IP litigation/enforcement work in Thailand
  • Excellent command of Thai verbal and written skills
  • Good command of English verbal and written skills (business level)
  • A “Can Do” attitude and an enthusiastic and energetic personality
  • Strong business acumen, time management skills, and service-minded
  • Resourceful and creative in finding innovative solutions for clients, highly professional with a good teamwork attitude

Please send the CV to:  recruit@tilleke.com