In House Counsel Vp Of Intellectual Property Brand Protection Job


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Summary of In House Counsel Vp Of Intellectual Property Brand Protection job

Compensation

$130,000 Annually

Benefits Offered

401K, Dental, Vision, Life, Medical

Employment Type

The VP of Intellectual Property & Brand Protection will manage and direct all aspects of Younique’s global portfolio of trademarks, trade dress, copyrights, patents, and trade secrets. The individual will possess strong leadership skills and be responsible for developing the IP department and driving the company’s IP protection and enforcement strategies and efforts. The position is based in Lehi, Utah, and reports to the General Counsel.

Younique, an international beauty brand offering high-quality beauty and skin care products, is a subsidiary of Coty, one of the world’s largest beauty and cosmetics companies with approximately $9 billion in revenue. Founded in September 2012 with a mission to uplift, empower, and validate women throughout the world, Younique is a quickly growing company currently operating in 11 markets worldwide.

Responsibilities:

· Assist in the development and implementation of the company’s global IP portfolio protection and enforcement strategy

· Develop and manage the company’s worldwide trademark and copyright clearance, prosecution, and enforcement protocol

· Support and manage protection of the company’s potential R&D, innovation, and patent portfolio

· Direct and manage outside counsel on prosecution and enforcement issues,

including opposition and cancellation proceedings and litigation

· Counsel executives and business units on day-to-day IP issues related to product development, marketing, and social media presence, and conduct IP risk assessment

· Develop, implement, and manage the company’s global anti-counterfeiting program

· Manage online notice and takedown procedures

· Draft and negotiate licensing and IP-related agreements, as well as assist legal department in other transactional matters and ventures

· Partner with and foster relationships with product development, marketing, sales, and other departments to maximize protection and enforcement of the company’s IP

· Product packaging, marketing, advertising, promotions, and online content review

· Domain name acquisition, management, enforcement, and dispute resolution

· Conduct educational IP training and workshops for executives and business units

· Develop IP and social media guidelines, style guides, and related materials

· Provide general legal support as needed on contract review and other legal department projects

Requirements

· 8-12 years of trademark and IP portfolio management and enforcement experience

· In-house and litigation experience preferred

· Strong written and verbal communication skills

· Experience working on and directing cross-functional teams

· Strong business acumen, leadership, and organizational skills

· Cosmetics industry or consumer products experience a plus

· WebTMS knowledge a plus

· J.D. from top recognized law school

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  • Vacancy Location: Lehi , UT
  • Vacancy job: In House Counsel Vp Of Intellectual Property Brand Protection
  • Rate: negotiable
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