HUGO BOSS is one of the leading premium fashion and lifestyle companies with around 13,800 employees worldwide. As diverse as we are at HUGO BOSS, we all share a common goal: to inspire people through our work. In this role, you will have the opportunity to be yourself and to contribute your ideas and your creativity – because, to create something extraordinary, we must explore new paths together. Join our team and discover how you can shape your own future at HUGO BOSS!

Legal Counsel 100% (w/m/d)
HUGO BOSS Trade Mark KG | Zug | Switzerland | Full-time

We are looking for a Legal Counsel with a focus on trademark law to strengthen our global trademark department in Zug.



What you can expect:

  • Perform and manage complex IP work in relation to handle opposition proceedings and trademark litigation globally

  • Ensure management of formalities procedures, communication and coordinating with outside counsels and external law firms

  • Operate, and ensure quality assurance and continuous improvement with HUGO BOSS trademark and/or trademark management system DiamsIQ and Watch Notice tool Serion and optimization for efficient use

  • Global monitoring and defense of the intellectual property rights of the Hugo Boss group, with particular focus on drafting warning letters as well as autonomous handling of trademark oppositions, nullity proceedings, and infringement proceedings

  • Preparing license agreements with international license partners and providing comprehensive legal advice to the in-house license team

  • Drafting contracts for any trademark cases

Your profile:

  • Master's degree in Law with a specification in IP (Intellectual Property) or equivalent qualification with at least 3 + years direct experience

  • General working knowledge of EU/IR trademark regulations and procedures

  • Excellent team player, autonomous and able to lead project, analytical, pragmatic, problem solver

  • Fluent in English and German, minimum of 5 year's experience in Intellectual Property

  • Previous experience in the Fashion industry is preferred

  • Strong understanding of intellectual property and licensing issues, mainly in the field of prosecution, litigation and/or opposition proceures with a global scope

  • Experience with IP Management software required


Your benefits:

  • Fair compensation in line with the market

  • Flexible working hours and possibility to work from home

  • Financial support for family support and sports 

  • Attractive conditions for purchasing HUGO BOSS products