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Vacancy title
Legal and IP Manager
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Triumph is one of the world’s largest intimate apparel companies. It enjoys a presence in over 120 countries with the core brands Triumph® and sloggi®. Globally, the company serves 40,000 wholesale customers and sells its products in 4,050 controlled points of sale as well as via several own online shops. The Triumph Group is a member of the Business Social Compliance Initiative (BSCI).

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Our Corporate Legal Department at the Tokyo, Japan office is looking immediately for a highly motivated



                                      Legal and IP Manager


The Legal and Intellectual Property Manager will provide legal expertise in areas of agreements/contracts, IP, legal compliance, and litigation management based on solid understanding of the company’s business and market environment, demands, and practices. This position would also optimize the whole process related to IP/Legal internally and externally.

He/ she will highly raise the value of all the Triumph Brands through protecting our product design, patents and trademarks.

He/ she will investigate and apply trademark, patent and design as not to be appealed for their rights abuse by the other companies.


Roles & Responsibilities:


  • Review and draft agreements, contracts and other legal documents to ensure the company’s full legal rights and compliance to statutory and legal requirements
  • Review and provide legal advice on legal documents, sales contracts, and liaise with relevant departments to identify risk and to provide constructive recommendations
  • Advise with respect to, and participate in (when required) the negotiation of contracts/agreement
  • Coordinate and manage specialist outside counsel on specific projects, issues, or litigation
  • Assist the preparation and drafting of Board resolutions
  • Provide clarification on legal language or specifications to everyone in the organization

Intellectual Property

Patent and Design; Trademark

  • Responsible for infringement prevention for Patent and Design, and Trademark
  • Accountable for the application and intermediate treatment
  • Settle and facilitate the infringement with a lawyer
  • Protect the brand and design; logos, brand line names, the distinct features of the products and etc. under the copyright, unfair competition prevention act
  • Act against Unjustifiable Premiums and Misleading presentations, and the Pharmaceutical Affairs Law
  • Working with key internal stakeholders in the local and global headquarters; and with the external stakeholders such as a lawyer, patent attorney and others
  • Take ownership in all the aspects of administrative responsibilities as an expert in intellectual property


Your ideal profile:

  • Proven experience dealing with Intellectual property from a manufacturer for at least 5 years
  • Knowledge in intimate apparel or fashion industry (Nice to have but not mandatory)
  • Excellent knowledge of corporate laws and procedures
  • A multi-tasker with a flexible can-do attitude, sound judgment and ability to analyze the situation
  • High degree of professional ethics and integrity
  • Excellent interpersonal communications skills
  • Language: Native Japanese; Intermediate to Business English
  • Education:  University degree (Nice to have- relevant to Legal, Intellectual Property/ Brand and Design/ Business Management)
  • Proactive, practical, hands-on approach and strong administration background
  • IT Skills: MS Office (Word, Excel)


We offer an opportunity in a fast paced organization which gives those looking for a challenge the possibility to grow with the company and shape the future.

We are a family owned company with strong values, operating at a global level with key markets in Germany, Japan and China - where our iconic brands, Sloggi and Triumph, continue to delight our consumers.

Triumph Group is committed to employing a diverse workforce. Qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, or disability. 

If you are seeking a great opportunity to develop your career, please send us your application letter and CV in English, diplomas and expected salary range by clicking on Apply.