Molson Coors Brewing Company

Manager, Global Trademarks and Intellectual Property

CA-ON-Toronto
2 months ago(12/8/2017 10:55 AM)
Job ID
2017-9584
# Positions
1
33 Carlingview Drive
Category
Legal
M9W5E4
Employment Type
Permanent

Overview

A Career in Beer

 

Our purpose at Molson Coors is to delight the world’s beer drinkers.   We are the world’s family brewer, brewing and selling our beer for over 350 years around the world. 

 

We are TalentBrewers - we believe in our brands and our people, we believe that a truly inspiring and diverse place to work is a must. We want you to join our team of passionate self-starters who believe the world is full of untapped opportunities. So if you get fired up about making a real difference as part of a winning team like we do then we want to hear from you.

 

We are looking for a Manager, Global Trademarks and Intellectual Property who will be responsible for maintaining the global IP portfolio for Molson Coors Brewing Company.

Responsibilities

The Responsibilities:

    • Executing global IP strategies, through the registration of trademarks, copyright, patents and domains, working with outside counsel as required. Reviewing new product and promotional concepts to identify IP issues and to ensure that necessary protection is in place
    • Providing counsel and advice to brand marketing and innovation teams on IP related issues. Managing prosecution of international IP filings from filing to grant. Managing annual renewals and requirements for declarations of use and annuities relating to all IP assets worldwide.
    • Advising internal stakeholders on status of current trademark protection, and assisting stakeholders in compliance with IP policies and procedures. Providing litigation support – corralling evidence and information from employees and company records, and corresponding with outside counsel
    • Handling request from consumers for use of intellectual property assets. Conducting on-line surveillance of known commercial websites (such as e-Bay) to monitor and resolve infringement of the company’s trademarks
    • Managing brand licensing and anti-counterfeiting activities.

 

 

Qualifications

 

  • Undergraduate Degree - registered as a Trademark Agent in Canada
  • Minimum 3-5 years of experience at a trademark agent from a law firm or corporation.
  • You love a challenge. You complete complex projects quickly and adeptly with your understanding of the business priorities. You act with appropriate urgency to various internal customer or IT events and trends that require a quick turnaround in plans and strategy.
  • You are confident and competent. You are diplomatic, professional and exercise great judgment in developing and maintaining excellent business relationships within the business, and our suppliers
  • You’ll use well developed communication and relationship skills to both educate and influence at multiple levels within the organization.
  • You are serious about delivering results, and take pride in a proven track record of delivering through effectively managed high value outsourced services.

 

 

 

Work Perks that You Need to Know About: [Select applicable work perks; Insert local ones as necessary]

 

  • We’re one of Canada's Most Attractive Employers
  • As the world’s family brewer we have the scale to make big things happen and still get to know colleagues on a first name basis across the globe
  • We play our part to make a difference – from charitable donations to hitting the streets together to build parks – giving back to the community is part of our culture and who we are
  • Flexible work programs to ensure a work life balance is maintained
  • You can become a Certified Beer Enthusiast through in-house training that includes everything from brewing techniques to beer tasting and food pairings  
  • Access to cool brand clothing and swag, top events, beer allotment, an Employee Assistance Program and discount plans
  • Participation in our Total Rewards program with a competitive base salary, incentive plans, parental leave, health, dental and pension benefits
  • Work within a fast paced and innovative company, meeting passionate colleagues and partners with diverse backgrounds and experiences

 

Molson Coors: Building Careers in Beer

Molson Coors is an Equal Opportunity Employer; we are dedicated to providing our employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions at Molson Coors are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications. Our employees are our greatest asset, we have accommodation process in place, by supporting our employee’s ability to work effectively and providing them with the tools they need to succeed, we are ensuring that Molson Coors is the kind of company where talented people of all backgrounds want to work. We take pride in celebrating our unique brew.

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