Trade Mark Secretary (PDG8966192)



ZAR20,000 - ZAR27,500/month + Benefits

- South Africa -- Tshwane Metro -- Centurion

Job Type

23 February 2021

Closing date
17 Mar 2021 23:59

Our client is one of the countries leading legal firm, they are seeking a Trade Mark Secretary to join their team in Cape town. The individual need not have previous experience in trade mark law and litigation secretaries who are keen on pursuing a career in this specialized field of law will be considered. They offer stability, Grow and an excellent working environment.


Duties and Responsibilities

-       Receiving and dealing with client instructions;

-       Initiating and reporting on trade mark searches;

-       Preparing trade mark filing instructions;

-       Attending to prosecution queries and supplying information to clients;

-       Receiving, perusing and reporting on official actions;

-       Responding to the Registrar, including written submissions;

-       Complying with official actions and prosecuting applications to acceptance;

-       Applying for extensions of the prosecution period;

-       Billing / preparing invoices;

-       Sporadically providing documentation (as and when required);

-       Liaising with clients telephonically;

-       Addressing requests for consent to third parties;

-       Occasionally handing amendment of specification of goods, etc.;

-       Dictaphone typing of all trade mark matters;

-       Attending to diary;

-       Perusal of incoming post / e-mails; drawing files and responding to general correspondence/queries.

Knowledge, Skills and Personal Attributes

-       Excellent command of the English language

-       Proficiency in MS Office suite (particularly Excel)

-       A keen attention to detail

-       Ability to work independently, with minimal supervision

-       A sense of urgency and deadline orientation

-       Taking initiative and being pro-active

-       Excellent communication skills

-       Analytical thinking and problem solving

Contact information

Ashley Singh

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