Senior Registration Officer – Intellectual Property Rights Job Opportunity – Uganda Registration Services Bureau (URSB)



Organisation: Uganda
Registration Services Bureau (URSB)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
Reports to: Manager
Intellectual Property
About US:
The Uganda
Registration Services Bureau (URSB) is established as a Statutory Body under
the Uganda Registration Services Bureau Act Cap. 210,  Laws of Uganda 2000 Edition. The Bureau is a
key player in commercial and civil registrations that facilitate private sector
development and vital statistics for national planning.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
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The Senior Registration Officer – Intellectual
Property Rights supports the Manager Intellectual Property in registering patents,
trademarks, copyrights, industrial designs, and other intellectual property
rights.
·        
The incumbent will write correspondences and search
reports and attend to Court matters.
·        
The incumbent will also adjudicate opposition
proceedings.
·        
In charge of quality assurance of statutory
requirements and issue notices for compliance and enforcement.
·        
Responsible for the assessment of Non Tax Revenue.
·        
Management and supervision and quality assurance of
the registers, operational manuals and automated data index.
·        
Perform any other duties assigned by the Manager
Intellectual Property.
Key Performance Indicators:
·        
Trademarks, copyrights, geographical indications,
registered.
·        
Assignments, transfers, opposition proceedings.
·        
Ensure all returns and all statutory compliance
documents filed in time.
·        
Correspondences responded to timely.
·        
NTR assessed.
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
·        
The applicant should preferably hold an Honors
Degree in Law and Post Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice.
·        
At least five years working experience in a legal
related institution.
·        
Computer literacy skills
·        
Skills in legal advocacy
·        
Excellent interpersonal skills.
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates are invited to send their application
letters indicating day time telephone contacts, postal and email addresses, or
both and three reputable referees, with copies of certificates and testimonials
to:
The Chairman,
Board of Directors,
Uganda
Registration Services Bureau,
Plot 5 George
Street, Georgian House
(Formerly AMAMU
House)
P.O. Box 6848
Kampala. Uganda
NB: The complete applications should be submitted to the
Front Desk Officer at 5th floor and must be registered for. Please clearly
indicate the position applied for on the left hand top corner of the envelope
before submission.
Deadline: 30th November, 2015
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