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

Organisation: Uganda Registration Services Bureau
(URSB)
Duty
Station:
Kampala, Uganda
Reports
to:
Director
Intellectual Property Rights Registration
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: 
·        
Support
the Director Intellectual Property Rights Registration in the oversight and
management of the Registries of Patents, Trademarks and Copyright.
·        
Offer
leadership, initiate work plans for the department and evaluate staff and
represent the director in meetings.
·        
Manage
and supervise day to day operations of the Registry and conduct on job
training.
·        
The
incumbent will register trademarks, patents, copyrights, industrial designs and
other intellectual property titles.
·        
The
incumbent will be tasked with the preparation and submission of reports on the
performance and challenges of the Registry.
·        
Responsible
for the design and control internal operations and work flow process of the
Department.
·        
Adjudicate
opposition proceedings.
·        
Assess
and collect Non Tax Revenue.
Key
Performance Indicators:
·        
Trademarks,
copyrights, geographical indications, registered.
·        
Assignments,
transfers, opposition proceedings.
·        
Returns
and all statutory compliance documents filed in time.
·        
Correspondences
responded to timely.
·        
NTR
assessed.
Qualifications,
Skills and Experience: 
·        
Applicants
for the Manager Intellectual Property Rights Registration vacancy must hold an
Honors Degree in Law with a Post Graduate Diploma in   Legal Practice.
·        
At
least five years of relevant experience in legal related institutions.
·        
The
applicant must be enrolled as an advocate.
·        
Computer
literacy skills
·        
Skills
and knowledge in legal advocacy
·        
Good
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:
3rd August, 2015
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