Legal Counsel Unfair Competition/ Trademarks (m/f/d)

  • Location: â€‹Hamburg, Norderstedt - tesa Headquarter
  • Entry as: limited to max. 2 years
  • Work Area: Legal


What you will do

Are you a dynamic lawyer with a passion for strong brands? Would you like to contribute to the success of a well-known, traditional, and highly innovative brand? Do you thrive in a fast-paced environment? Here is the perfect opportunity for you to advance your career.

We are looking for support for our Competition & Corporate Law team. The position is limited to 24 months and part-time (60-80 %).

Key responsibilities

  • Legal Advisory on Market Launches: Independently provide expert legal advice on the launch of new and innovative products focusing on trademark, design, and unfair competition law. Advise on legal requirements for the development, safety, and market placement of consumer products to ensure full product compliance. Offer guidance on EU Green Deal regulations and their implications for our current and future product portfolio.
  •  Conflict management: Handle judicial and extrajudicial disputes in Germany and internationally, particularly in the fields of unfair competition and trademark law.
  •  Online Brand Protection: Oversee activities related to the protection of our brand in the online environment.
  • Marketing Material Review: Conduct legal reviews of marketing materials within an international context to ensure compliance with relevant laws and regulations.
  • Contract Drafting: Draft and review contractual provisions related to trademark and unfair competition law.
  • Project Management: Manage and oversee projects with significant legal implications, ensuring successful and compliant outcomes.
  • Process Optimization: Develop and improve internal processes and guidelines to boost efficiency and streamline interactions between the Legal Department and other departments.

What you will need

  •  Fully qualified lawyer (Volljurist) with specialization in unfair competition and trademark law
  •  Experience: Minimum of 3 years of relevant legal experience, preferably within the FMCG industry
  • In-depth understanding of trademark, design, and unfair competition law.
  • Familiarity with EU Green Deal regulations is a plus
  • Excellent command of both English and German (written and oral).
  • Strong grasp of economic issues and their legal implications.
  •  Proactive, "hands on" mentality, with the ability to provide independent and forward-thinking advice
  •  Ability to manage competing priorities with high efficiency and a customer-focused mindset.
  •  Exceptional communication and presentation abilities, coupled with a strong team spirit.

What you can expect

tesa is one of the world's leading manufacturers of adhesive tape solutions, with a range of more than 7,000 products.  With passion for technology, we drive innovation, reliability, and sustainability to shape a better future.

Our solutions make a difference in the work, products, and lives of our customers across a variety of industries, including Automotive, Electronics, and Home applications. With this, we address a broad segment of business customers, but also you as a private consumer.

You might be surprised to discover the many places where our adhesive solutions are at work, from the battery in your electric car, to the display of your mobile phone, and even in the elevator in your building. Wherever you look, you'll find tesa - holding the world together since more than 125 years.