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As Head of Intellectual Property the new hire will have overall responsibility for the IP function within Origination.

Primary Objective:

  • Responsible for the consistent flow of suitable investment opportunities from Origination.
  • Direct contribution to the annual sales targets through sourcing and processing of Intellectual Property related investment opportunities.
  • Responsible for building and maintaining client relationships on behalf of the Origination team.
  • Reviewing the legal merits of relevant cases and arranging suitable funding solutions.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Development of the annual business plan for the IP team with support from the Head of Origination and Managing Directors.
  • Delivery of a strategic marketing strategic plan to grow the deployment of financing in relation to IP Litigation.

Management:

  • Responsible for the day-to-day management of Investment Managers and Associate staff within the practice group area.
  • Assisting with the recruitment process of IP related staff within the Origination team.

Experience and Key Skills

  • c.15 plus years PQE with significant experience of IP related disputes.
  • An excellent understanding of IP (especially patent, copyright, design rights and trade marks).
  • Excellent analytical and drafting skills.
  • A commercial focus.
  • A proven track record in business development and a strong network of contacts.
  • Strong academics and technical ability.

To apply please send a copy of your CV and cover letter to [email protected]