One of our clients, a leading sport organization is looking for its new Lawyer / Contract Legal Counsel, Canton of Vaud.
Your main missions will be the following:
Providing all necessary legal services (including providing advice and drafting documentation) to support: - The brand development function of the organization's Marketing Division (including the creation/development of brand identities, logos, mascots and music for use in the the organization's competitions); - The product (merchandise) licensing programmes for the organization's competitions; - Other business areas supported by the Marketing Legal Services Unit (including sponsorship and TV production for the organization's competitions), as required; - The Lawyer / Legal Counsel will, in general, report to a (Senior) Legal Counsel with individual responsibilities being dependent upon relevant experience and ability.
To be successful within this position you have:
- From two to four years experience (not including any periods of training) with a previous experience as legal counsel with a focus on contract matters or as qualified practising commercial contract lawyer within a law firm or as legal counsel with a focus on contract matters ; - Intellectual property creation and licensing (specific focus on licensing a diverse range of copyright works) ; - Drafting and negotiating a diverse range of commercial contracts ; - A previous experience on the Swiss soil will be a strong asset ; - A passion for sport is definitely a plus ;
Nota: this position is not suited to trademark or patent attorneys (in particular, the role does not include any application prosecution, portfolio maintenance or other similar functions).