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Neo Performance Materials has an immediate need for a Senior IP Counsel in our Denver, Colorado office. The primary responsibility of this new position will be managing the global intellectual property (IP) matters of the Company.
Managing outside IP counsel used globally;
Providing support on IP litigation matters;
Managing and developing the global patent and trademark portfolio of the Company, working with personnel in Europe, North America, and Asia on business-strategic protection of IP;
Advising business units on matters relating to patentability, validity, infringement and freedom-to-operate;
Reviewing and drafting IP language in agreements (including licensing and joint venture agreements); and
Conducting patent searches and analysis and providing patent drafting and prosecution support.
Education and experience requirements:
Minimum 5 years of patent prosecution and IP legal practice experience;
Juris Doctor in law, licensed to practice law in at least one US state;
Bachelor of Science or higher degree in a technical field, preferably Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, or Materials Science;
Registered as a patent attorney with the USPTO;
Experience with global patent practice, including patent litigation and patent portfolio development, licensing and enforcement in a corporate context is highly desirable;
Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing;
Ability to interface in multi-cultural environment and to establish strong working relationships and cooperation;
Ability to multi-task, prioritize, and meet deadlines;
Strong analytical skills and detail oriented;
Strong computer skills.
Telecommuting is allowed.
Additional Salary Information: competitive base salary, bonus structure, and benefits
Neo Performance Materials (NPM) is a privately-held company headquartered in Toronto, with offices and operations in 10 countries. NPM is a leading producer of engineered rare earth materials that are sold to customers worldwide for use in a wide range of industrial applications, including automotive catalysts and permanent magnets.