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Talent Pool - Law / Intellectual Property Law

Geneva (Switzerland)

  • Organization: WIPO - World Intellectual Property Organization
  • Location: Geneva (Switzerland)
  • Grade: Level not specified
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Patent and Intellectual property
    • Legal - Broad
  • Closing Date: 2019-12-31

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The World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), the global forum for intellectual property (IP) services, policy, information and cooperation, is looking for qualified professionals wishing to contribute to its distinctive mission of making IP work for everyone.   

 


WIPO Talent Pools
The Talent Pools serve to ensure a pipeline of external qualified candidates for Professional and higher category posts in both programmatic and support areas, for profiles that are regularly recruited for and/or difficult to fill.
 

Note\: WIPO particularly encourages expressions of interest from qualified women as well as from nationals of unrepresented member states and underrepresented geographical regions.


How do the Talent Pools work?
The Talent Pools are open year-round to enable professionals to express their interest in employment with WIPO in a particular domain. The expressions of interest received will be reviewed by our recruiters with a view to\:  

   

  • Contacting qualified professionals regarding vacancies that match their profile
  • Sourcing candidates for temporary opportunities  

Note\: Registration in one of the Talent Pools does not guarantee employment with WIPO.


If you are a legal professional with an advanced university degree and a minimum of 4 years of working experience (6 years with a first-level university degree) in the field of IP law or one of the other areas listed below, we would like to hear from you.

   

WIPO employs legal professionals in the following areas\:   

    

 

 

     IP Law Profiles

   Patents

   Trademarks  

         Industrial Design

   Copyright

   

        Other Legal Profiles

   •  Civil and Commercial Law

   •  Administrative Law

   •  International Law

   •  Arbitration and Mediation

 

      

Language Requirements

 

Essential

Excellent knowledge of written and spoken English. Certain positions may require good knowledge of French or another official UN language.

     

Desirable

Knowledge of other official UN languages

 


 

Organizational Competencies

 

1. Communicating effectively 

2. Showing team spirit 

3. Demonstrating integrity

4. Valuing diversity 

5. Producing results

6. Showing service orientation

7. Seeing the big picture 

8. Seeking change and innovation 

9. Developing yourself and others

  

Core Values\:

 

WIPO’s core values, shaping the future, working as one, acting responsibly and delivery excellence, reflect our aim to achieve an efficient, professional organization in the service of a global public, which values diversity and treats all people with fairness, dignity and respect. 

     

 

We do our best to provide you the most accurate info, but closing dates may be wrong on our site. Please check on the recruiting organization's page for the exact info. Candidates are responsible for complying with deadlines and are encouraged to submit applications well ahead.
Before applying, please make sure that you have read the requirements for the position and that you qualify.
Applications from non-qualifying applicants will most likely be discarded by the recruiting manager.
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