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Privacy Counsel

Date: 
Brand:  Luxottica (LoA Corporate)
Location: 

Mason, OH, US, 45040

Requisition ID: 237367 
Position:Full-Time

 

Luxottica is a global leader in the design, manufacture and distribution of fashion, luxury and sports eyewear. Our wholesale network covers more than 150 countries and our retail presence consists of over 9,100 retail stores across the globe.

In North America, our wholesale business is the home to global brands like Ray-Ban, Oakley, and many of the top fashion house brands. Our leading retail brands include; LensCrafters, Sunglass Hut, Pearle Vision, Target Optical and Sears Optical. We are also home to EyeMed, the fastest growing vision care company in the United States.

Supporting over 4,500 retail stores in North America, a career in our retail headquarters allows us to stay in touch with the end customer and use their ever-changing behaviors and preferences to shape our offerings of the best eyewear and services.

 

GENERAL FUNCTION

The Counsel, Brand Enforcement & Privacy assists with online and offline brand enforcement investigations and litigation throughout North America. Specifically, this role will support online and offline investigations dealing with anti-counterfeiting, product diversion, and trademark and patent infringement.

Assist with privacy matters throughout North America. Specifically, this role will oversee compliance with federal and state privacy and data security laws.

 

MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Brand Enforcement

  • Investigate and manage cases involving counterfeiting, product diversion, trademark and patent infringement, unauthorized usage of trademarks and copyrighted materials
  • Manage outside counsel on active cases and review pleadings and correspondence
  • Assist with managing outside investigators by providing training and guidance on surveys
  • Conduct high level background checks to support civil and criminal enforcement efforts
  • Draft cease and desist letters and negotiate successful outcomes for the business
  • Perform legal research on matters when needed

Privacy

  • Counsel and provide support on all privacy and data security related matters managed by the Privacy Office
  • Advise on the requirements of, and compliance with, federal and state privacy and data security laws
  • Investigate and respond to data incidents, including preparation of required documentation pursuant to federal and state laws or in response to enforcement actions for alleged data security and privacy violations
  • Draft privacy policies and procedures for compliance with federal and state laws
  • Coordinate with outside counsel to advise business on privacy matters
  • Assist with risk assessments and remediation tasks when appropriate

 

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

  • Juris Doctorate (J.D.) and Bar admission to a U.S. jurisdiction
  • Minimum 2 years of relevant experience with a private firm or corporate legal department
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Self-starter who is innovative, able to multi-task, and able to work independently with minimal oversight
  • Strong organization skills with high attention to detail, timeliness, and confidentiality
  • Ability to interact effectively with a wide range of individuals, including those at different levels within Luxottica, outside counsel, investigative firms and various business partners
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Passion and commitment to profession
  • Proven record of high integrity
  • Ability to make good sound decisions and involve appropriate partners
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills are required
  • Ability to develop & implement strategies from available information & resources
  • Ability to identify, analyze, investigate, and manage cases in support of brand protection unit
  • Knowledge of basic office tools such as word, power point & excel

 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Experience in intellectual property litigation
  • Experience advising on privacy and data security law and compliance efforts

Upon request and consistent with applicable laws, Luxottica will provide reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities who need assistance in the application and hiring process.  To request a reasonable accommodation, please call the Luxottica Ethics Compliance Hotline at 1-888-887-3348 or e-mail HRCompliance@luxotticaretail.com (be sure to provide your name and contact information for either option so that we may follow up in a timely manner). 

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, gender, national origin, social origin, social condition, being perceived as a victim of domestic violence, sexual aggression or stalking, religion, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, citizenship, ancestry, veteran or military status, marital status, pregnancy (including unlawful discrimination on the basis of a legally protected pregnancy or maternity leave), genetic information or any other characteristics protected by law.  Native Americans receive preference in accordance with Tribal Law.


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