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Editor: Donald C. Clarke
George Washington University Law School

Sunday, October 22, 2006

US company seeks Chinese law grad for in-house position in Shanghai

I have been asked to post the following. Please note that I don't know what company is involved and can't answer any questions about this.

A large U.S. company with a branch office in Shanghai is looking to hire an in-house counsel.  Preferably, the candidate will have passed a bar exam in the U.S. (as well as being a graduate of a Chinese law school).  If anyone is interested, they should send a resume to

Position: Counsel, Trademark, Asia/Pacific

Location: Shanghai

Key Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Support local marketing in all trademark related matters including trademark protection issues, trademark filing and labeling questions regarding the use of the employer’s trademark in China and other countries of Asia/Pacific
  • Administration of trademark and license document filings
  • Monitor the use of the employer’s trademarks in Asia/Pacific
  • Attendance in regular administrative reviews with local and regional anti-counterfeiting authorities in China and Korea
  • Drafting and registration or trademark license agreements, trademark applications, and cease and desist letter to wrongful users of protected marks
  • Coordinate with the global trademark group, external counsel and local marketing anti-counterfeiting activities in China
  • Reporting of trademark matters
  • Production of trademark reports


  • 4+ years experience with trademark law
  • Strong English writing and speaking skills
  • Good communication skills
  • Good computer skills
  • Willing to travel in China and elsewhere in the Asia/Pacific region
  • Chinese law school graduate

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