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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!


Global Intellectual Property Legal Manager | Adevinta Spain