The job of a Chartered Trade Mark Attorney is to advise clients on a wide range of trade mark-related issues, and to act on their behalf in dealing with the registration authorities in the UK and European Union and, through local associates where necessary, overseas, as well as with third parties.
A Chartered Trade mark attorney will have a thorough grounding in UK and foreign trade mark law and practice, and a working knowledge of related issues such as copyright, industrial designs, passing off at common law and unfair competition.
There are a number of alternative roles within the sector and often time spent in these roles can assist in your journey to become a Chartered Trade Mark Attorney or they can be a career in their own right.
Other roles include:
- Trade mark administrator
- Trade mark paralegal
- Trade mark assistant
- Trade mark investigator
- Trade mark searcher/watcher.