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Our client, a multi-billion dollar technology company, is seeking an experienced patent counsel to lead their global IP function. This role will manage the company's business IP portfolio as well as all attorneys and patent paralegals.
Responsibilities for this role will include the following: • Direct all IP practices and policy; • Lead the IP Executive Committee including business and engineering leadership; • Establish and maintain excellent relationships with business clients and attorney peers; • Advise business on IP-related transaction provisions • Manage IP portfolios and supervise outside patent prosecution counsel • Lead our freedom to market program; evaluate and resolve product clearance issues • Drive technology licensing, patent enforcement, and new business opportunities.
Candidates must have the following qualifications to be considered: • A strong academic record from top schools, which include an undergraduate degree in either Electrical or Mechanical Engineering • Minimum of 8-12 years legal experience directed to patent prosecution, intellectual property transactions, and IP litigation • Strong business acumen; capacity to learn business rapidly and become a business partner • Ability to influence and lead at all levels
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Additional Salary Information: A strong compensation package will be offered.
The PeterSan Group, one of the nation's premier legal search and consulting firms, was founded in 1994 by Sandrea Friedman, Peter Goldfeder and Peter Gosule, three former managing directors of one of New York's pre-eminent legal search firms. The founders have in excess of seventy years of combined experience placing quality attorneys worldwide.
We currently have twenty five experienced legal... search consultants who service all our clients' hiring needs in a professional and timely manner.
The PeterSan Group places attorneys in all areas of expertise as General Counsel, Associate General Counsel, Chief Compliance Officer, Chief IP Counsel as well as associates and partners. We also represent law firms in the acquisition of practice groups and firm mergers. Searches are conducted on a retainer or contingency fee basis.
Our clients include Fortune 1000 corporations in the pharmaceutical, consumer product, aerospace, consumer electronic, chemical, biotech, automotive and manufacturing industries as well as major financial institutions and investment banks. We also represent all size law firms on a global basis.
We work closely with our clients to establish a comprehensive understanding of the particular needs of every search. We then conduct each search in a highly confidential and professional manner. In addition, our state-of-the-art database enables us to efficiently match the most qualified attorneys for each search.