Due to continuous growth they are now looking for a
Group IP Counsel (f/m/d)
to set up and implement a global IP strategy, including patent, trademark, copyright and trade secret strategies. Reporting directly into the Group General Counsel, you will be responsible for controlling the IP risks in the organization while creating business opportunities based on group`s patent portfolio and know-how. It is your responsibility to establish a proactive IP management for the group and develop a holistic view on innovation together with R&D. You will be leading the IP legal work on our client's transformational journey to become a more software focused business, including new product development initiatives with their strategic partners. Furthermore, you will be managing external counsel.
You will be an excellent lawyer or Patent Attorney (f/m/d) having gained strong experience with IP-patent strategy, policy, prosecution and infringement prevention. You will have at least five years' relevant experience in this area gained in an internationally operating company or an international law firm. You are an excellent communicator, with a passion for IP and the talent to influence business people from other areas on various levels. Fluency in English is a must, fluency in German is a plus.
This is an exciting opportunity to join a dynamic globally operating company on a strategic role!
For all Swiss based positions we work with our Swiss based and authorized agency Accurity.
The SR Group (Germany) GmbH is acting as an external recruitment agency in relation to this vacancy.