Job description

We are looking for a motivated professional willing to contribute to the internationalization and business development process of a dynamic Japanese intellectual property law firm.

Develop business opportunities and increase clients

–  Conceptualize and implement new strategies for business development;

–  Prospect and identify new client and key marketing/advertising partners;

–  Negotiate, implement and manage the closing of new business; and

–  Organize business trips and attend conferences to find new clients.

Client relations management

–  Facilite communication between international client companies and our firm;

–   Discuss complex technical and legal issues arising from Japanese IP law with our clients both orally and in writing;

–  Monitor client relationships;

–  Review internal procedures so that they are in line with clients’ needs and strategies;

–  Negotiate with clients for services and fees;

–  Draft IP related newsletters and presentations;

–   Study IP laws of different jurisdictions;

–   Organize/participate in Japanese IP law seminars for international clients; and

–   Maintaining client database.


Job requirements

The ideal candidate will have the following profile:
– University degree.
– Background in IP or law is preferable (admission to the bar not required but a plus).
– Creative mindset with the ability to conceptualize and implement new ideas to improve our business.
– Organized, keen on details, independent, and motivated.
– Winning personality with excellent communication skills.
– Open-minded and willing to work with different people from various cultural backgrounds.
– Be willing and motivated to go on business trips outside of Japan.


〒163-0434 東京都新宿区西新宿2-1-1 新宿三井ビル34階 園田・小林特許業務法人 (園田・小林IPグループ) JR線、小田急線、京王線「新宿駅」より徒歩7分 東京メトロ丸ノ内線「西新宿駅」より徒歩3分 都営地下鉄大江戸線「都庁前駅」より徒歩2分 都営地下鉄新宿線「新宿駅」より徒歩12分


完全フレックスタイム制(コアタイムなし;標準労働時間7.5時間) 月単位で7.5時間×所定労働日数(所定労働時間)の達成は必要


完全週休2日制(土・日) 国民の祝日、12月29日~1月3日 年次有給休暇(10~25日/年) 慶弔休暇、5年ごとのリフレッシュ休暇、弁理士試験受験休暇 時間有休制度(時間単位で休暇を取得可能)


基礎能力及び経験に基づいて当社規定により優遇 賞与年2回(6月と11月) 原則、昇給年1回


社会保険完備(社会保険・厚生年金) (一定期間経過後から)100%会社負担により中小企業退職金共済に加入(最高額) 定期健康診断、インフルエンザ予防接種 交通費全額支給 勤続記念功労給付金、所内交流助成金、クラブ活動(活動助成金) (職種により)在宅勤務可能 直近5年の育休取得者数 女性: 6名 男性: 3名 (2017年7月現在)


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