Fuschl am See, Austria
In this position, you will be responsible for the Trademark Portfolio and Prosecution for Europe including WIPO IR marks as well as for Global Trademark Clearances. As part of the Global prosecution Team, you will report to the Global Head of Intellectual Property. Your responsibilities include managing and defending this regional portfolio including process and strategy development for the region combined with the global responsibility for trademark clearances for all new projects, line extensions and/or products.
Manage the regional trademark portfolio of Red Bull in Europe including WIPO IR Marks from application through to registration including office actions, provisional refusals, refilings based on non-use, renewals, assignments, etc.
Work in close collaboration with the paralegal team and/or through our network of national local counsels.
Support the IP Counsel with the creation and update of prosecution strategies based on business needs.
Defend our trademark portfolio against attacks from third parties, including oppositions and cancellations.
Handle Co-Existence Agreements resulting out of any passive conflicts.
Closely oversee and guide the work of the trademark manager in clearance work for advertising and promotional materials, cartoons, new products, new event logos and titles.
Manage the Trademark Clearance Process, Workflow and Approval in cooperation with Brand Marketing.
Attend Interdepartmental weekly Business meetings related to trademark clearances for new projects, line extensions and/or products and on that basis carry projects forward.
Oversee, update and develop streamlined, effective and efficient workflows and processes for the trademark prosecution team based on the internal IP Software and systems.
Ensure Software Manuals are updated, as necessary.
Supervise, co-ordinate and manage a team of Paralegals.
Supervise and guide one Trademark Attorney in clearance matters.
Review and approve invoices of external counsels.
Assist IP Counsel with managing the Prosecution budget.
As an employer, we value diversity and support people in developing their potential and strengths, realizing their ideas and seizing opportunities. The job advertisement is aimed at all people equally, regardless of age, skin colour, religion, gender, sexual orientation or origin. Due to legal reasons we are obliged to disclose the minimum salary according to the collective agreement for this position, which is EUR 2.191 gross per month. However, our attractive compensation package is based on market-oriented salaries and is therefore significantly above the stated minimum salary