Intellectual Property Manager

  • Company: Louis Vuitton Pacific
  • Country/Region: Hong Kong
  • Business group: Fashion & Leather Goods
  • Contract type: Permanent Job
  • Function: Legal
  • Experience required: Minimum 10 years
  • Reference No.: LVM09902
  • Date of publication: 2019.11.22

Position

Intellectual Property Manager - South Asia

Location: Hong Kong

Reporting to: Intellectual Property Director Asia Pacific & China (Civil)

Main Responsibilities

  1. Intellectual Property protection and enforcement in South Asian and Pacific market;
  2. Pro-active Civil, Criminal & Customs Enforcement work within the markets. Support all IP Department functions (e.g enforcement, portfolio management and internet matters);
  3. Develop and enhance the Civil, Criminal & Customs Enforcement network in co-operation with South Asia business teams and retail network;
  4. Continuous information exchange in the field of Civil, Criminal and Customs Enforcement (e.g. briefings/trainings at workshops);
  5. Coordinating/Planning/Executing/Monitoring/Reporting of IP Enforcement measures that are conducted in co-operation with the Asia Pacific Team as well as local investigators and enforcement bodies;
  6. Building and maintaining a close relationship with central/provincial/municipal government and non-government institutions as well as with other brands dealing with similar problems in the field of IPRs;
  7. Develop and conduct seminars and awareness programs for stakeholders and LV stores;
  8. Establish a comprehensive database with all relevant Brand Enfocement information in the zone. Continuous up-date thereof;
  9. Work closely with the local business teams in alignment with IP Director to assist the markets in IP protection and enforcement;
  10. Work closely with store teams to train them and share information on genuine and counterfeit goods;
  11. Be a direct contact to support law enforcement agencies (especially Customs and Police) through product trainings, verifications and enforcement actions;
  12. Assist external partners during raid actions against manufacturers, distributors and retailers of infringing goods and services;

Profile

Standard Level of Competencies

  1. Minimum 8 years' experience in Intellectual Property matters in multi-national companies or international law firm;
  2. Legal qualification or legal education a must;
  3. Excellent command of spoken and written English, Mandarin a plus;
  4. Pleasant, mature, outgoing and willingness to learn;
  5. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills;
  6. Exceptional planning, organization and coordination skills;
  7. Detail conscious, flexible and able to work under pressure.
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