ONLINE BRAND PROTECTION SENIOR COUNSEL – MATERNITY LEAVE COVER

Type of contract : fixed-term contract (maternity leave cover) Starting date : Mai 2022 At CHANEL, our values are grounded in creating the conditions for people to perform at their best and feel ful

Type of contract : fixed-term contract (maternity leave cover)
Starting date : Mai 2022
At CHANEL, our values are grounded in creating the conditions for people to perform at their best and feel fulfilled and confident in their work.
In the Legal department, our ambition is to always be an attractive, welcoming and diverse workplace for the best talents and to allow them to grow, with a strong focus on legal service delivery for the Company. Our values are the reflection of it: excellence, integrity, agility, resilience, generosity & customer-focus, curiosity & collaboration.
Within the Distribution-Competition & Brand Protection team and reporting to the Head of Intellectual Property (Regional) based in Neuilly, you are the key contact on Internet enforcement matters in EMEA region for the three Divisions (Fashion, Fragance & Beauty, Watches & High Jewellery) in close partnership with business teams. In this regard, you will liaise and coordinate with the rest of the international Internet Team (US/LUX/ASIA) and you will report functionally to the Head of Anti Counterfeiting (Internet Enforcement), based in Luxembourg.
What impact you can create at Chanel:
  • You will implement the online Brand Protection enforcement strategy for the EMEA region (monitoring, take downs, trainings and negotiations with internet players, coordinating different matters with our service providers), ensuring consistency and coordination with the Global Guidelines as well as relevance with regards to the business.
  • You will participate in cross-discipline online brand protection matters, including trademark infringement and preventing third parties from improperly using the Chanel trademarks.
  • You will support the fight against the grey market (in coordination with the Legal and Anti-Diversion teams)
  • Develop and coordinate the follow up of internal tools (PowerBi, Image recognition, AI, Blockchain etc.) in partnership with the Head of Legal Operations.
  • Advocacy : in coordination with the Head of Advocacy and the different stakeholders, raising awareness from authorities and contributing to public consultations regarding online enforcement and in particular, intermediaries’ liability.
  • Online monitoring and handling of brand-related content with Media Corporate Dept. and IT Dept.
  • Training of operational teams
You are energised by:
  • Monitoring, sharing knowledge and adopting new technologies, in order to reduce the visibility and availability of illicit goods online
  • The opportunity to work as a true business partner leveraging your business acumen, your deep understanding of the players and stakes, as well as your ability to adapt in a very disruptive environment.
  • Participating in an international environment to cross-functionnal projects within the Legal Department as well as with other teams at Global or Regional level and more generally, creating authentic relationships with a wide variety of counterparts
  • Identifying new trends and challenges of the digital realm in order to anticipate and propose innovative solutions to current and future challenges
  • The constant search for excellence in delivering the best legal service, combining rigor, reactivity, creativity, agility and pragmatism
What you will bring: :
  • Your knowledge and expertise as Legal Counsel specialized in online IP enforcement, learned through your academic and professional background through a law firm or a company
  • Your communication, negotiation and influencing skills, your problem solving skills and ability to understand other perspectives
  • Creativity, curiosity, tech-savvy mindset
  • Strong organization, prioritization, reporting and project management skills
  • Excellent team-spirit and generosity, energized by a multi-cultural highly collaborative environment
  • Your knowledge of both French and English, a third language would be an asset .
What you will gain from this experience:
  • Contribute to protect and perpetuate the exclusiveness and distinctiveness attached to the Chanel brand and its products.
  • Be part of a very dynamic and collaborative Legal community spread worldwide, with whom you will be in touch with and working with regularly
  • Of which innovation is at the core of its transformation and as a member of the community you will be fully part of
  • The opportunity to work in an environment focusing on its people constant learning and development, embedded in its Legal Master Programme
  • All of this as part of a very dynamic and innovative company implemented worldwide

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