React is a not for profit anti-counterfeiting organisation. From 1 June 2018 onwards, React has a vacancy for a, recently graduated Junior Lawyer.
Junior Lawyer m/f
Full time employment
React is a business association founded in 1991. We are a globally operating organization which aim is to fight the trade in counterfeited goods. Our members are national and mostly international companies being IP rights owners of world’s most well-known brands.
React has approximately 150 employees worldwide and operates in 90 countries. A small legal team in Amsterdam supports the anti-counterfeiting activities of all React offices and partners.
The vacancy concerns a unique starting position for an IP lawyer who is eager to learn about all the aspects of the national and international IP practice; the global business perspective as well as the enforcement authorities.
Seat will be the small Amsterdam headquarter located at the Amstelveenseweg (Amsterdam South)
The Junior lawyer will cooperate with the React lawyers and partner lawfirms on the preparation of summon letters, writs for civil proceedings, customs applications, criminal complaints, domain name procedures and everything which is related to that.
Knowledge about online enforcement in IP has become an important part of the job and is therefore an important advantage.
We are looking for someone with good communication skills; able to work under pressure; independently; precisely and result orientated. A masters in IP law is preferable.
Good English language skills are important just like service mindedness and a systematic working style.
Completed Dutch law degree with a sophisticated knowledge of IP law
Good communication skills
Good in English speech and writing
Are you interested? Please apply with a CV and motivation letter in English to firstname.lastname@example.org