General Counsel - Shanghai (IP Focused)
Greater China coverage
International retail brand
About Our Client
Our client is a global luxury brand with a strong presence in Greater China. They are looking to further expand their market share in the next few years and are urgently looking for a senior IP lawyer with some commercial experience to join their office in Shanghai.
The core responsibilities include: handling IPR infringement matters, securing IPR protection in China, attending court hearing and pursuing prosecution when needed, ensuring strong communication with the commercial team to ensure business objectives are met, review commercial contracts and documents, educating the business on compliance and IPR issues, working with external lawyers and investigators to attend raids / litigation matters when necessary.
The Successful Applicant
The successful candidate should have at least 8 years of experience gained in a law firm or another MNC, ideally with a focus in Intellectual Property. You will need to be familiar with IP prosecution work, as well as handling enforcement matters such as trademark, patent, design, copyright, and unfair competition. Excellent level of English and Chinese sought.
What's on Offer
Our client offers excellent working environment, work-life flexibility, as well as an opportunity to work with the top brand in its sector.