Group Trade Mark Attorney - advocaat
Specsavers International B.V.
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Trade Mark Attorney
Are you passionate about brand protection and working in a highly successful in-house legal team? As a result of continued expansion, we’re looking for a fulltime Trade Mark Attorney
As sole Trade Mark Attorney within the Specsavers group reporting to the Global Lead Counsel on IP, you will be responsible for all aspects of the registration, management and enforcement of the Specsavers’ global trade mark and domain name portfolios. This international role is based in our Support Office in Huizen, The Netherlands.
You will have gained strong experience of international trade mark related matters, most likely from a specialist firm of patent and trade mark attorneys, or possibly from a trade marks legal team of an international company.
You will have experience of working cross-functionally and globally, you like to negotiate and you have influencing and presentation skills preferably in a multi-national environment. Retail business experience would be desirable. Your relationship with your internal stakeholders is important as you will be working closely with cross functional teams on all levels including board level, to achieve the business’ objectives and outcomes. You will be able to reduce complex legal issues into commercial advice, whilst appreciating an appropriate level of legal risk.
We are looking for a highly motivated commercially minded personality with strong academic credentials and the ability to work independently with a hands-on, decisive, yet flexible and practical approach. Ideally you will have experience from private practice with direct client contact and responsibilities or experience from in-house work. You are fully qualified: ITMA (or equivalent) and/or have a professional qualification relating to trade mark management. A law degree is preferable.
Specsavers offers you:
Specsavers offers you a challenging position, working with highly competent colleagues as well as working for a rapidly growing business. We are looking for true talent: people who are eager for the opportunity and freedom to make their contribution. It's going to be an exciting journey - and you could be part of it. In return, we offer a competitive package, a willingness to invest in your development and the support to be the best that you can be.
If you are interested in contributing to a winning team, we would be delighted to hear from you! Please send us your letter and CV before September 1st and you will hear from us soon.
Specsavers is the world's biggest optician chain privately owned and employs currently nearly 1,800 stores and over 35,000 employees. In the Netherlands Specsavers currently with 122 stores is one of the major players in the market, with the ambition to become a market leader. Specsavers will offer its customers the best and high quality eye care and hearing care at affordable prices.
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