Junior Professional Officer (JPO), Associate Legal Officer (gn)

World Intellectual Property Organization


WIPO - JPO, Associate Legal Officer, Madrid, Chiffre Nr. 2024-2-49 

Junior Professional Officer (JPO), Associate Legal Officer, Madrid

Sector/Unit: Brands and Designs

Duration: 2 years with the possibility of extension for another year.

Please note that for participants of the JPO-Programme two years of work experience are mandatory!


  • Provide input to the formulation of legal advice and information concerning accession to, or ratification of, the Madrid Protocol and on its functioning and use.
  • Reply to general correspondence, enquiries and customer complaints on issues requiring an analysis of the Madrid System legal framework.
  • Carry out research on specific topics and analyze defined aspects of legal instruments; present conclusions of analysis for consideration of supervisor.
  • Draft and provide input to legal instruments, revisions to legal instruments and to other legal texts related to the Madrid System.
  • Provide input into the review or development of policies, procedures, practices and business solutions of the Madrid Registry.
  • Draft and provide input to documents for the Working Group, the Madrid Union Assembly and other meetings.
  • Participate in the Working Group, the Madrid Union Assembly and other meetings as part of the Secretariat.
  • Participate in internal and external training courses, seminars and information meetings; prepare and deliver training and presentations. 


Profile of qualification


  • Master’s Degree in Law, Master of Laws/LL.M., State Examination in Law or related field.


  • 2-3 years of professional legal experience in the public or private sector.

Key Competencies

  • Fluency in English.
  • Knowledge of other UN official languages is desirable.
  • Knowledge of the international IP system.
  • Ability to design and conduct research and analyze defined aspects of legal issues.
  • Ability to draft legal texts.
  • Competent user of Microsoft Office applications


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Die Ausschreibung endet am 11. August 2024

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