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Recruit Ref: L055039143
Posting Date: 2022-09-30
King's Flair Development Ltd
King's Flair Development Ltd

King’s Flair Group (Stock Code: 6822) – A HKEx publicly listed company based in HK with more than 30 years of providing professional one-stop service in household products design, development, engineering and distribution. Central to our success is the ability to provide customized, quality products and value-added services to our customers. Upholding business values, ethics and good corporate governance is a key cornerstone of our company.

Junior Legal Counsel (Intellectual Property/Commercial)

Overview:

We value innovative original ideas and protecting them and now we are looking for a Junior Lawyer with intellectual property (“IP”) and general commercial experience to join our in-house IP team in Hong Kong. This is a key role supporting our diversified Innovation teams to work on the legal and compliance aspects for material formulation, manufacturing process, product engineering development, product design, exploring IP opportunities and support product innovation and collaborations. If you are interested in applying your legal knowledge and experience to turn creative ideas into business values and assets, this is an exciting opportunity with prospects of long-term career growth in this field.

The ideal candidate will have demonstrable experience in providing advice on a variety of compliance and contractual issues and in the review of legal and IP issues in a comparable industry sector and/or law firm and/or general commercial experience.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Work closely with R&D, product design and product engineering teams to develop and explore IP opportunities
  • Liaise with designers, engineers, inventors and external parties including patent attorneys to identify and overcome potential risks (legal & compliance, obstacles to registration, avoid infringement)
  • Assisting company on IP registration applications, preparing and prosecuting IP applications, supporting filing and drafting of applications (specifications, drawings, re-designing of products), handling requisitions and objections during application processes, prosecuting against 3rd party infringement of Company IP
  • Conduct product and IP clearance researches before IP filings such as 3rd party clearance searches, novelty search, infringement research, identify prior art, evaluate IP validity and registrability, assess risks
  • Effectively translate and communicate to R&D and IPs what commercial or legal implications that contracts, prior arts, patent registrations will have on products to ensure compliance and effective strategies
  • Good grasp of IP, related procedures, collaboration agreements, license agreements, IP-related contracts
  • Key advisor to Company by meeting business needs and keeping abreast of market and technology trends
  • Effectively provide technical and administrative support in the registration and renewal of patents and designs (internationally) as new hire expected to develop key skills and knowledge in patents with time to be able to fully analyze patents and designs
  • Perform other administrative duties as requested, such as management and maintenance of IP Portfolio, centralization of IP and R&D records, corporate governance, develop and implement internal workflows

Requirements:

  • Qualified lawyer with IP and general commercial exposure
  • 2 to 4 years’ PQE
  • Relevant experience in handling IP cases worldwide (with exposure to patents)
  • Previous relevant experience in patent prosecution is an advantage but not a must
  • Exposure to product engineering, technology, design or comparable industries are a plus
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills with fluency in English, Mandarin, and/or Cantonese; Written English and Chinese is a must
  • Candidate with less experience will be considered as Legal Manager

If you are seeking global market exposure, interest in a unique end-to-end control platform, and thrive in a fast-paced, innovative environment driven by a rewarding recognition and reward system that will allow you to develop your professional essence, we urge you to click hradmin@kingsflair.com.hk to submit your application with detailed resume, available date, current and expected salary to us.

Your application may also be considered for other suitable position within the group or its associated companies.

All personal data provided by applicants will be used for recruitment purpose only.


Summary
Industry:
Trading 
Job Position Level:
Middle 
Employment Term:
Full Time / Permanent 
Min. Edu. Level Req:
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Minimum QF Level attained:
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Total Working Exp:
2-4 
Salary(HKD):
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Location:
Central & Western District / Sheung Wan
Benefits:
  • Life Insurance
  • Medical Insurance
  • Performance Bonus
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