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Senior Counsel Marketing Properties (m/f/d)


Aimargues, 30, FR



Come and join Mars /Royal Canin in Aimargues!


Senior Counsel Marketing Properties (m/f/d)


The Royal Canin Senior Counsel for Marketing Properties will be responsible for the development and execution of global business and marketing brand strategies and the coordination and oversight of the day-to-day overall work, including trademark and copyright clearance, prosecution, renewals, enforcement, and related domain name, trade dress and online/social media activities.


Key Tasks:

  • Provides support to the MP-AGC to ensure execution of global and related regional/local market appropriate business segment strategies
  • Collaborates with team members to ensure global and regional/local market appropriate strategies are executed
  • Works as a trusted and proactive advisor to internal business clients, providing clear communication of business risks, potential mitigation of risk, and solution oriented options to minimize risks -  advises as a business partner with an expertise in trademark law
  • Handles directly and/or assigns to team member and/or to local country counsels, and manages:  trademark clearances, prosecutions, oppositions and cancellations, copyright registrations, domain name portfolio management, intra-company licensing support, day-to-day counselling, and enforcement disputes including cease and desist letters, litigation and settlements

Your Profile:

  • A graduate of an accredited law school and professionally qualified lawyer with 8 to 15 years of experience
  • Active legal practitioner able to handle clearance and prosecution and enforcement matters directly in country where qualified/admitted, as well as oversee related global or multi-national portfolio issues
  • Strong Customer/client focused
  • Proven experience building strong and influential relationships
  • Ability to rapidly mobilize and manage teams
  • Excellent communication-, analytical, problem-solving, and decision-making skills
  • Managing workload priorities to ensure deadlines are managed and responses provided in a timely manner
  • Fluent in English and French

We are offering:

  • A fantastic opportunity for an experienced legal expert to join a great international legal community
  • Flexible working
  • Working in a company with strong core values that care
  • Exciting national and international development opportunities
  • Enrolment to world class training via our Mars University centre of learning excellence

….just to name a few!