Reference Code:  100135

Intellectual Property Paralegal


Bellevue, GE, CH


Richemont owns some of the world’s leading luxury goods Maisons, with particular strengths in jewellery, fine watches and premium accessories. Each Maison represents a proud tradition of style, quality and craftsmanship and Richemont seeks to preserve the heritage and identity of each of its Maisons. At the same time, we are committed to innovation and designing new products which are in keeping with our Maisons’ values, through a process of continuous creativity.

How will You Experience Success with Us?

We are seeking a highly organized, detail-oriented IP Paralegal with a strong sense of responsibility and the ability to handle complex situations with calm. You should be a self-starter, capable of managing multiple tasks and projects simultaneously, including last-minute changes and requests. Your professional attitude, integrity, and a solution-oriented approach will be crucial in this role. Additionally, you must be a team player with excellent communication skills, capable of interacting appropriately at all levels. The ideal candidate will be a self-learner with creative thinking and the flexibility to work in a changing environment.


What will be your missions ?

1) Administrative Tasks:

Ensure documents are produced quickly and accurately, including POAs, contracts, letters, email presentations, and legalisation/notarisation processes.
Assist in the production of reports and manage paper filing, e-filing, archiving, and retrieval of documents.
Diary management including legal deadlines, team deadlines, organization of meetings, and appointments.
SAP vendor creation and documentation collection, data changes, and handling payment and processing of invoices in liaison with the accounts department.
Monitor budget expenditure and prepare quarterly budget reports for the relevant Maisons.
Assist in the preparation of any IP-related reports.


2) Legal Tasks:

Assist in conducting worldwide searches and clearance checks for potential trademarks and collection names.
Assist in the implementation of the design filing strategy and with all trademark, copyright, and design prosecution tasks in close coordination with paralegals and assistants.
Review and format IP agreements and prepare documents for wet and digital signatures.
Assist in the review of products and conduct IP clearance checks as necessary.
Assist in the preparation and follow-up of IP litigation for the Maison(s) worldwide.


Your background :

Minimum 5 years in a similar role in an international legal environment, either in a law firm or in-house.

Fluency in French and English.

Strong computer skills in Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, SharePoint.


How Do We Keep You Smiling?

Join our dynamic, diverse, and challenging environment where you will interact with various stakeholders across functions and countries. You will have the opportunity to evolve in a modern and pleasant environment, gaining valuable insight into the luxury markets.


Your Journey with Us:

If selected, we will reach out shortly for an introductory call. The interview process will ensure complete insight and transparency, allowing you to meet people crucial to your future success in the role.