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Internet IP Enforcement Manager, Corporate - Global Legal

Organization

Lacoste

Date Posted:

December 17, 2018

Category

Brand Protection

Type of Position

Full-Time

Education Requirement

Bachelor's

Experience Requirement

3-5 Years

How to Apply/Contact

Please send resume and cover letter to: jobs-us@lacoste.com

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Description/Details

Summary Description:

 The Maus Frères Group, (which is the company owning (inter alia) the fashion & lifestyle brands LACOSTE, GANT, AIGLE and TECHNIFIBRE), is looking to recruit an Internet Enforcement Manager, to be responsible for resolving all disputes involving infringing intellectual property issues within our online environment for all the group brands. Our ideal candidate will have a strong background in brand protection, with demonstrated expertise in legal online matters, but please note that this is not an attorney position.

Essential Job Responsibilities:

  • Lead an innovative and complete online brand protection strategy and enforcement program, and work to continuously evaluate those strategies; make recommendations for improvement, as needed
  • Supervise all "Notice and Takedown" operations, for all platforms
  • Oversee vendor relationships and budget allocation to online investigations
  • Monitor effectiveness of our online vendors
  • Communicate with local e-Commerce teams and distributors in identifying key online marketplaces to target
  • Research high-value sellers for investigative targeting
  • Manage and coordinate all online brand protection cases; instruct and work with outside law firms globally for assistance
  • Prepare frequent status reports for internal and external reporting
  • Track and analyse data for trends, compilation of statistics and KPI reports
  • Provide authentication reports
  • Work with law enforcement agencies on special projects related to online sellers
  • Other duties as assigned

Requirements/Qualifications:

 

  • Education Minimum Requirement: BS or BA degree
  • 5+ years’ work experience in intellectual property and brand protection, with proven expertise in online matters
  • Strong internet + digital skills; tech-savvy is a must
  • Proficiency with using Microsoft Office (Word, Excel + Powerpoint)
  • Ability to take initiative and work independently; capable of executing results on the above job responsibilities without daily supervision
  • Strong attention to details and strong analytical skills, to be successful with investigations
  • Must demonstrate organizational and time management skills; this position will handle a high volume caseload, and the ability to function in a fast-paced environment is required
  • Ability to maintain discretion, as needed

 

Core Values and Traits:

Accountable:
  • Providing answers to questions
  • Propose solutions
  • Integrating our role as a global economic player
Collaborative:
  • Succeeding together
  • Working together
  • Sharing information
  • Trusting each other
Caring:
  • Respecting our people
  • Caring for customers
  • Different points of view
  • Diversity
  • Concerned by others
Audacious:
  • Taking risks
  • Being creative & innovative
  • Following the less taken path
  • Creating Value

 


 

* This job description is not intended to be exhaustive. They can be changed orally or in writing at any time by the discretion of management. We as Lacoste associates must always ensure that all functions of our position are represented with our core values being: Accountable, Collaborative, Caring and Audacious.

 


 

 

 

 

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