Legal Counsel Intellectual Property (IP) – Major Multinational – Relocate to Italy

We are working with a major global organisation who is seeking to hire an experienced IP Lawyer to be based in their offices in Italy (Italian language is not required).

You will join a highly respected global team of over 70 lawyers and patent and trademark attorneys. Although the position is based in Italy, you will work in a truly global role for this household name with presence in over 150 countries.

Your key responsibilities will include

  • Advising across a range of IP issues including joint development, technology transfer, protection, enforcement, licensing, litigation and dispute resolution;
  • Advising on the interaction between IPR and other regulatory areas such as competition laws and data protection; 
  • Drafting and negotiating complex research, development, proof of concept/prototype, evaluation, licensing and project agreements.


  • 6-15 PQE in an IP role in private practice or in-house within a large international organisation
  • Experience in drafting and negotiating complex IPR transactions and licences (including software development and licenses)
  • Knowledge of competition laws
  • Patent litigation experience would be beneficial

What you will get in return

  • Competitive package (base salary + bonus + benefits)
  • Professional and personal development and training within a well-structured organisation
  • Excellent name on your CV
  • Being part of a business with highly innovative culture and part of a highly collegiate legal team
  • Flexible working, excellent balance, sports and training facilities

Apply now

Your contact for this role is Mila Read, in-house tech legal recruiter and Director at Found Legal. Please apply below, via email [email protected] or contact Mila on LinkedIn

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