Trade Mark Attorney - Bristol

  • Burges Salmon
  • Bristol, UK
  • Oct 03, 2018
Full time Intellectual Property Trade Marks

Job Description

Job Title   Trade Mark Attorney
Work Type   Full Time - Permanent
Job Location   Bristol
Level   Lawyer


We are seeking a junior Trade Mark Attorney to join our market-leading top tier IP team (Chambers and Legal 500).  

About us

The team is known forcomprehensive commercial and contentious IP offering to rival those of City and international firms.” (Chambers).

We offer advice on all aspects of intellectual property, including ownership and protection, exploitation and enforcement (both litigation and Office-based proceedings).

Our client base of global brands includes:

  • BBC
  • Discovery Channel
  • Harrods
  • Starbucks
  • Victoria's Secret
  • Virgin

The role

The successful candidate will provide support to our Trade Mark Attorney and the wider IP team on a variety of work, including:

  • Trade mark clearance advice
  • Filing strategy
  • Trade mark filings and prosecution
  • Portfolio management and administration
  • Contentious proceedings
  • Infringement
  • Dispute resolution
  • Legal research
  • Due diligence
  • Other ad hoc tasks


You should be qualified or part-qualified with trade mark experience, gained within a law firm or trade mark attorney firm, including some experience of giving commercial advice to clients.  

You should be a strong team player, able to manage a complex and varied workload and be able to prioritise effectively.

You should also be analytical and have excellent verbal and written communication skills.  The ability to communicate in French (orally and in writing) would also be beneficial.

Experience of WebTMS/IPPO or other trade mark management software would be highly advantageous. 


We are known for our collaborative culture and offer a comprehensive benefits package.  More details can be found at 

We're committed to finding the right person for this role and are open to discussing flexible working patterns.