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Legal Counsel - (IP/Brand Protection)

Role: Legal Counsel – (IP/Brand Protection)
Brand: Herschel
Location: Vancouver, Canada
Summary: Reporting to SVP – Legal, the Legal Counsel (IP/Brand Protection) will advise the legal team, executive team, and various business units on matters within a fast-growing, design-driven global lifestyle brand headquartered in Vancouver.

Responsibilities:

On a day-to-day basis, the Legal Counsel (IP/Brand Protection) will:

  • Facilitate legal matters arising primarily with respect to product design/development, manufacturing, marketing and regulatory for sales in over 90 countries.
  • Support and work with offices in Vancouver, New York, Los Angeles, Shanghai, Hong Kong, London and Belgium.
  • Direct and manage worldwide intellectual property prosecution and portfolio maintenance.
  • Direct and manage intellectual property enforcement and brand protection efforts globally to combat counterfeit and knock-off products.
  • Draft and negotiate licensing agreements, while managing legal matters related to complex existing licensing relationships.