Looking to expand your legal career outside of traditional law? Join us for a unique opportunity in the global fashion, retail and branded-
products space! 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.
A DAY IN THE LIFE
Our workplace is dynamic, innovative and entrepreneurial in spirit, and we pride ourselves on being collaborative, open-
minded and eager to learn.
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.
Advise internal business units on day-to-day domestic and international matters with an emphasis on intellectual property law, privacy / data protection, advertising law, regulatory compliance and competition law.
Collaborate effectively and efficiently with internal legal team, global external counsel and other non-legal vendors to craft creative legal and non-legal solutions.
Headquartered in Vancouver, Herschel Supply designs and manufactures the finest quality backpacks, bags, travel goods, accessories, and apparel for everyday explorers around the world.
We are a design-driven, detail-oriented, innovative company that creates opportunities for individuals to express themselves, influence change and contribute to the growth of a global brand.
Identify and build strategies to drive legal operations process.
4-6+ years of legal experience in a top tier firm or organization.
We appreciate the time that all applicants have taken when applying for the available positions, however, only the candidates that are chosen for an interview will be notified by phone and email.
Thank you for your interest in The Herschel Supply Co.
Proven ability to lead initiatives autonomously and deliver advice in practical, commercial and solution-oriented terms.
Working experience in intellectual property law (litigation, trademarks or licensing).
Qualified to practice law in Canada.
Strong interpersonal and communications skills accompanied by a high EQ.
Drive and willingness to take ownership of legal tasks as well as additional non-legal business duties as needed.
PREFERENCE WILL BE GIVEN TO CANDIDATES WHO :
Have demonstrable experience in intellectual property law. Please highlight any experience in IP, licensing or fashion and consumer products.
Have experience working in an in-house legal environment.
Have an interest in the fashion and retail industry.
Show a track record of flourishing in high-growth / dynamic environments.
Are you located in the Greater Vancouver area?*
Are you legally allowed to work in Canada?*
Do you have any experience with intellectual property law?*
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