MID-LEVEL TRADEMARK AND IP ENFORCEMENT ATTORNEY
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COMPANY PROFILE: 

Vision & Associates is among the most professional and largest law firms in Vietnam, together with its legal arm, Vision & Associates Legal, offers a broad range of services in the following main areas:

(i)            Intellectual Property Practice;

(ii)           Legal Practice; and

(iii)          Investment & Management Consulting Practice.

POSITION:

We are looking for 01 candidate who is qualified for the vacant position of mid-level Trademark and IP Enforcement Attorney, working in our Ho Chi Minh City-based Intellectual Property Office, with major duties engaging in trademark-related advisory services and IP enforcement services.

JOB DESCRIPTION: 

  • Review and provide consultancy for trademark-related matters (experience with international trademark registration and counseling is preferable);
  • Draft, file, and prosecute trademark applications in Vietnam and abroad on behalf of clients.
  • Conduct comprehensive trademark searches, analyze cases, draft documents, prepare advice, and report to clients.
  • Respond to inquiries, including but not limited to: new application procedures/cost estimation, application preparation, drafting, and filing.
  • Respond to provisional refusals, taking trademark oppositions/cancellations/invalidations, assignment and licensing, renewal and change recordal procedures, and related matters.
  • Represent clients in trademark opposition, cancellation, and invalidation proceedings before the National Office of Intellectual Property of Vietnam (NOIP) and the courts.
  • Respond to inquiries from clients and potential clients in relation to trademark and other IP matters in a timely manner.
  • Handle IP infringement cases, including but not limited to: (i) communication with the infringers and the authorities; and (ii) drafting/reviewing reports/summaries of cases to clients and/or senior attorneys/partners.
  • Perform market research and check infringers’ activities.
  • Perform other tasks relevant to or in connection with the foregoing.
  • Other tasks as requested by the nature of the position and senior attorneys/partners. 

REQUIREMENTS: 

  • Bachelor of Laws (qualified industrial property attorneys or qualified lawyers are preferable);
  • At least 03 to 05 years of working experience in the field of intellectual property (working experience in international trademark-related advisory services will be preferable).
  • Experience in other IP areas, such as copyright, industrial designs or patents, is a plus.
  • Fluency in English (listening, speaking, reading & writing) (TOEIC/ IELTS/ TOEFL certifications or equivalent are preferable);
  • Excellent in communication skills;
  • Conversant with Microsoft Office, Internet & E-mail;
  • Able to work independently under pressure, be responsive to clients; and
  • Be active & self-motivated and work well with colleagues.

SALARY & BENEFITS:

  • Salary: Negotiable (subject to qualifications and experience).
  • Benefits: according to the Company’s policy. 

APPLICATION DOSSIER: 

  • Cover letter/email (in English or Vietnamese);
  • CV (in English or Vietnamese), with full details of personal information, and working experiences (if any), and one (01) recent portrait photograph; and
  • Copies of relevant degrees and certificates.

(Applicant’s telephone number(s) is required for necessary contact).

You are invited to send your application dossier to: 

Vision & Associates, HCMC Office

Unit 905, 9th Floor, CitiLight Tower,

No. 45 Vo Thi Sau Street, Da Kao Ward, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City.

 Or by email:

hcmvision@vision-associates.com (Admin) or

lna.vu@vision-associates.com (Mr. Le Nguyen Anh Vu, Director of HCMC Office)

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