Legal Counsel

  • Location

    South Eastern Suburbs Melbourne, Victoria

  • Sector:

    Corporate & Commercial

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    Negotiable

  • Contact:

    Yvonne Tucker

  • Contact email:

    yvonnetucker@taylorroot.com.au

  • Job ref:

    685449YT_1549503671

  • Published:

    2 months ago

  • Duration:

    12 months

  • Expiry date:

    2019-03-09

  • Consultant:

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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 yvonnetucker@taylorroot.com.au

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.