Intellectual Property Legal Manager (maternity leave cover)Adevinta is currently seeking a maternity leave replacement for a period of 6,5 months starting 15 April 2024 for the position of Intellectual Property Legal Manager. This full-time position is based in Paris.ResponsibilitiesAs a Legal Manager of our Intellectual Property Team, you will manage IP matters for Adevinta’s marketplaces. In this role, you will work directly with business and legal teams on a wide-range of trademark, copyright, content protection, database, domain name and tech (including Artificial Intelligence) issues.Responsibilities include:Management of a legal counselGlobal trademark and domain name portfolio management, including clearance, maintenance, and prosecution;Manage trademark enforcement, develop enforcement strategies, negotiate settlement agreements, and manage global opposition and cancellation proceedings;Online brand protection (trademark complaints, take-down processes, etc.);Draft, review, and advise on IP contrats, such as assignment and licence agreements;Support and advice on IP aspects of commercial contracts;Support and advice on IP aspects of product & tech new projects;Advise, counsel, and provide practical and strategic legal advice to business leaders on the adoption, protection, and enforcement of IP;Educate and counsel the business on any IP related matters;Managing IP pre-litigations;Coordinating external counsels for legal assistance, litigation and disputes relating to IP matters.ProfileMaster degree in IP law8+ years of experience with IP mattersExperience managing a trademark and domain name portfolio and developing a brand strategyWork with teams in a fast-paced environment and engage with cross-functional teammates and business clients across EuropeAbility to work collaboratively with attorneys and paralegals across the legal team, including those in other geographies, as well as with outside counselAbility to translate IP issues to members of the business, management and legal teams, and to adapt to a variety of communication styles and needs.