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Legal Director, Intellectual Property

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What we look for
  • Between 10 and 15 years of relevant intellectual property legal experience
  • JD, along with bachelor’s degree in Engineering or other scientific subject
  • Admission to practice before the US Patent and Trademark Office and at least one state bar.
  • Patent attorney with significant practice experience before the USPTO and with PCT and Non-US filings.
  • Strong experience drafting and negotiating IP and commercial technology agreements
  • Experience working in a multinational, publicly traded company environment is preferred
  • Experience managing patent litigation
  • Experience with monetization and licensing
  • Engineering work experience is beneficial  
Success attributes include the strong interpersonal skills and agility needed as a leader in a multinational conglomerate:
  • Influence executive decision-makers in strategic, portfolio-wide decisions with strong communication, presentation and interpersonal skills
  • Work effectively with individual inventors and researchers to develop solid understanding of inventions and further identify inventions and developments eligible for patent protections and licensing/exploitation
  • Collaborate across multiple functions, organizations and with a diverse group of colleagues from around the world 
  • React quickly, positively, professionally and pragmatically to a fast-moving and challenging commercial environment
  • Focus on legal spending as an investment of shareholder cash and constantly strive to maximize return on that investment
  • Ability to use personal judgment and initiative to develop effective and constructive solutions for challenges and obstacles.
  • The successful candidate will be a team player with a positive 'can do’ attitude but also be able to work autonomously.
  • Ability to work ethically and with full integrity when making time sensitive or difficult decisions.

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