Goliath BV is an international producer and distributor of board games and interactive toys with successful titles such as Rummikub, Triominos and Sequence. As a family business, Goliath offers a dynamic and inspiring work environment where new ideas can grow and flourish. Goliath has offices in Hong Kong, across Europe, the US and Australia and is an international company focused on growth. To further fulfill our growth objective, we are looking for a for our head office in Hattem
Trademark and License Assistant/Paralegal (24h-32h)
The Trademark and License Assistant/Paralegal will primarily be responsible for worldwide trademark registrations and maintenance, and maintain Goliath’s global license database. This means that you are responsible to:
- register trademarks (via our network of external trademark attorneys and yourself);
- coordinate patent and design right applications via our network of external patent attorneys;
- maintain Goliath’s license database with toy and games inventors and merchandising licenses;
- analyze and follow up on weekly trademark monitoring reports;
- provide initial advise to business units on trademark registrations on the basis of name checks, especially on absolute and relative grounds for refusals.
You are able to combine your legal knowledge with practical support and advise. You are eager to learn about intellectual property, but also about our company, the industry and the great toys and games we make.
To succeed in this role, you should have experience with intellectual property rights, especially trademarks, and preferably have experience with royalties and license agreements.
We offer a good salary with suitable secondary employment conditions, training and education. You are flexible to work from home and at the office. The function will be part time, 24-32h.
Goliath was founded in 1980 and is one of the few remaining family-owned global toy and game companies. Goliath is an international manufacturer and distributor of a broad range of products. Examples include Wahu®, Sequence®, Rummikub®, Phlat Ball®, Tri-Ominos® and Wordsearch®.
Today Goliath is the 2nd largest game company in France and 3rd largest in the USA.
Goliath is a market leader in TV-promoted games and strong in many other toy categories, such as puzzles, arts & crafts, outdoor, activity, and novelties. Goliath products now sell in more than 75 countries worldwide and the company has offices in the Netherlands, Belgium, France, Spain, Portugal, Italy, Germany, Poland, Denmark, Hong Kong, Australia, New Zealand, USA and Canada.
The company has an impressive IP portfolio, comprising thousands of licenses, trademarks and other IP rights.