Legal Counsel

  • Location

    South Eastern Suburbs Melbourne, Victoria

  • Sector:

    Corporate & Commercial

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  • Salary:


  • Contact:

    Yvonne Tucker

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  • Published:

    over 1 year ago

  • Duration:

    12 months

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A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a 4+ year commercial/IP lawyer to join an iconic Australian organisation on a 12 month fixed term contract.

Reporting to the General Counsel your role will involve:

    • Intellectual property:
      • Oversee worldwide trademark searches to identify availability and any infringement risks
      • Apply for domestic, USA, Canadian, CTM and international (madrid protocol) TM
      • Manage portfolio of TM
      • Advise on copyright
      • Review worldwide watch services for TM
    • Draft and review, advise and negotiate:
      • Distribution contracts
      • Licensing contracts
      • Inventor contracts
      • Contractor agreements
      • New vendor contracts
      • Terms & conditions of trade
    • Liaise with external Legal Firms where required for specific litigation
    • Manage Anti-counterfeiting program
    • Manage Contracts Register
    • Manage debt collection where required
    • General legal advice to the business

To be successful in this role you will bring 4+ years of commercial/IP experience. Ideally some of that experience will have been gained in-house. You'll be available for an immediate start and will be willing to commit to the full term of the contract.

To express your interest please contact Yvonne Tucker

Please note our advertisements use PQE/salary levels purely as a guide. However we are happy to consider applications from all candidates who are able to demonstrate the skills necessary to fulfil the role.