IP Legal Services Contract for EU project (Public Administration TM Collection and Data Sharing)

IP Legal Services for NEC TM EU project

Pangeanic is currently asking for bids to help with the legal framework of its EU NEC TM project. Our firm is well-established and has built a solid reputation in the language technology field and provides a wide variety of translation services, data collection and language technology services to governments, institutions and commercial clients.

The legal services contract will become part of NEC TM’s solid framework in its Public Administration data sharing project and will facilitate the organisation of translation data assets (translation memories) which are currently held by contractors  after the service is provided and not returned to the Public Administration with the translation service.

Bids are open to legal firms around the EU and EEA countries.

Responsibilities and Scope of the Contract:

  • Establish a legal framework for the national implementation of NEC TM (as based on ActivaTM) in all Member States.
  • Define the scope of IP for data in national translation contracts
  • Establish general guidelines for Member States to incorporate translation memory collection as part of their legislation
  • Define and establish a legal framework for data sharing from Member States Public Administrations to the EC’s central translation memory

You will need:

  • A law degree and at least 2 years’ experience in the legal profession
  • Sound knowledge of IP as related to translation memory ownership or the translation sector
  • Use existing Open Data and Data Sharing agreements as a reference
  • Familiarity with EC contracts and policies with regards to data collection initiatives
  • Engage with existing initiatives that are establishing legal frameworks for translation memory and data collection for the EC
  • Experience in mediation and negotiation with a confident and measured approach to conflict resolution
  • Liasion with Pangeanic’s NEC TM team
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills including strong presentation skills
  • Effective use of computer systems for the generation of professional reports, scheduling and client database management
  • Strong relationship-building skills
  • Ability to work autonomously and as part of a team
  • Good organisational skills and capacity to be detail-oriented
  • High level of integrity and professional accountability

This role represents a great opportunity within a dynamic, challenging and professional environment. If you are interested and meet the selection criteria, please send your offer the legal services contract and cover letter to Víctor Ignacio, v.ignacio@pangeanic.es

Find more information about Career opportunities at: https://www.pangeanic.com/professional-translation-company/careers/

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Consortium publishes first documents on NEC TM

The NEC TM consortium has published two initial documents on the NEC TM platform to meet the first milestone agreed with the European Commission. The Functional Description details the functional specifications of the NEC TM Platform. This document was drafted by Pangeanic and was presented to other consortium members at the kick-off conference in Paris on the 20-22 September with the aim to improve the consortium’s understanding of the core functionalities of the NEC TM System. The Technical Description describes the software design, architecture and system design of NEC TM. This document was also drafted by Pangeanic and published on the 28/09/2018.

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Info Day at Paris

NEC TM Data consortium will develop and build on existing experiences with national administrations to run an Info Day, in which decision makers and stakeholders at the ministry level in several countries are made aware of the value of gathering and organising translation resources (the generation of language data, multilingual Big Data, the savings in translation costs, benefits of the use of machine translation, etc.). Insofar as possible, the Info Days will be co-located with the ELRC workshops, which will be held throughout 2018-2019.

Where to find us

At the next ELRC Meeting Language Resource Board (LBR), NEC TM Data consortium will have an information point in which participants will be able to obtain information and present the NEC TM Data project, its objectives and the project methodology.

Time: 20th September 2018-09-20, 08:30- 17:15

Place: 7th LBR meeting, Mercure Paris 19 Philharmonie, La Villette, 216 Jean Jaures, 75019 Paris, France.

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