Intellectual Property staff/Assistant Manager/LVJ

Tokyo, Japan
20 December 2021
Permanent Job

Position

MISSION STATEMENT

  • To protect the Brand and Intellectual Property rights of Louis Vuitton
  • To detect the Intellectual Property infringement issues for Louis Vuitton
  • To investigate and analyze the trends of infringement landscape and counterfeiting market

WORKING RELATIONSHIPS

  • IP team members based in Tokyo, Paris and other regional offices
  • Store Managers/National Sales
  • Client Services

EXTERNAL RELATIONSHIPS

  • Japan Patent Office and law enforcement agencies such as the Police and Customs
  • Internet Service Provider Companies
  • IP industry associations and other competitive brands’ companies
  • Contracted Law Firm

Profile

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Collect information of infringement issues of LV’s IP rights and conduct ground and online investigations as necessary
  • Online monitoring on SNS, Apps, marketplaces, stand-alone sites and auction sites.
  • Analyze the trends of infringement and counterfeit products and make reports as necessary.
  • Analyze the results of enforcement cases to the database.
  • Handle the evidence collection process for criminal and civil action cases.
  • Prepare monthly case summary and statistical reports to be submitted to IP Paris team
  • Manage the IP budget/payments

DEVELOPMENT OPPORTUNITIES

IP Assistant Manager/IP Manager

Additional information

JOB REQUIREMENTS

Education

  • LL.B or equivalent

Experience

  • 1 to 3 years of Business experiences preferably in Legal/IP department

Capability

  • Good understanding of intellectual property and brand protection issues
  • Business level English language (Reading/Writing/Speaking)
  • Proficiency in MS Office applications (Word, Excel and PowerPoint)

Competency

  • Ability to develop good working relationship with co-workers and other departments.
  • A team player spirit is a must.
  • High level of commitment, motivation and team orientation.
  • Strong analytical and investigative skills.
  • Strong presentation, communication and interpersonal skills.
Reference: LVM15039