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Admin Support - Legal Department

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Date: 21-Jun-2022

Location: Naas, KE, IE

Company: Kerry

Requisition ID 38549
Position Type FT Permanent
Recruiter #LI-VP2
Posting Type LI


About Kerry

Kerry is the world's leading taste and nutrition company for the food, beverage and pharmaceutical industries. Every day we partner with customers to create healthier, tastier and more sustainable products that are consumed by billions of people across the world. Our vision is to be our customers' most valued partner, creating a world of sustainable nutrition. A career with Kerry offers you an opportunity to shape the future of food while providing you opportunities to explore and grow in a truly global environment

About the role

We are currently looking for an Admin Support to the Legal department for our Irish offices.

Key responsibilities

  • Working on a daily basis and supporting the global intellectual property team based in Ireland
  • Continuous management of IP database
  • Issuing reports
  • Managing global IP assets renewals:
  • Keeping track of renewal deadlines
  • Following renewal process
  • Management of global recharges process
  • Managing document signatures process at Board level:
  • POAs
  • Assignment documentation etc.
  • Monitoring results of global IP surveillance systems
  • Providing technical support for the legal team in IP assets filings
  • Providing technical support for the legal team in IP assets prosecution and registration:
  • Keeping track of payments of registration / prosecution fees
  • Managing formal office actions and office notifications
  • Domain name registration and maintenance

Qualifications and skills

  • Experience in a similar role (2-5 years)
  • Proficiency in working in Excel
  • Experience in data validation and verification
  • Experience in extracting and issuing reports
  • Proven knowledge and experience in intellectual property assets administration
  • High organisational skills and diligence in assets management (proactiveness)
  • Law degree or LL.M in Intellectual Property (nice to have)
  • Combined experience in private practice (law firm) and in-house (legal department) – (nice to have)