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Job Description

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 counsel
  • Global 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.
  • Master degree in IP law
  • 8+ years of experience with IP matters
  • Experience managing a trademark and domain name portfolio and developing a brand strategy
  • Work with teams in a fast-paced environment and engage with cross-functional teammates and business clients across Europe
  • Ability to work collaboratively with attorneys and paralegals across the legal team, including those in other geographies, as well as with outside counsel
  • Ability to translate IP issues to members of the business, management and legal teams, and to adapt to a variety of communication styles and needs.


Life at Adevinta comes with its perks! Our Adevintans enjoy the following benefits:

  • An attractive Base Salary.
  • Work From Anywhere: Enjoy up to 20 days a year of working from anywhere! Maybe not from the moon - well why not! just make sure you have internet connection!
  • A 24/7 Employee Assistance Program for you and your family, because we care.
  • Win together, lose together is one of our key behaviours. At Adevinta you will find a collaborative environment with an opportunity to explore your potential and grow.

On top of these, we also provide a range of locally relevant benefits. Wanna know more? Apply and ask our recruiters!

Company Description

The right career for all!

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Adevinta is an equal opportunity employer and we value diversity. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status or disability status.

If you feel like you don’t meet all of the requirements for this role but are interested, please consider applying anyway. Research suggests that women and individuals from underrepresented groups may self-select out of opportunities if they don’t meet 100% of the job requirements. We strongly encourage people from historically excluded groups to apply and look forward to speaking with you.


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Global Intellectual Property Legal Manager | Adevinta