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Senior Director, Intellectual Property (Silicon Valley, CA)
Solutus Legal Search
February 16, 2018
Silicon Valley, California
Full Time - Other
10+ years experience
Intellectual Property, Patents
Our client, a publicly traded and leading technology company, is seeking a Director/Sr. Director of Intellectual Property. This legal executive will report directly to the General Counsel and will lead the company’s IP function.
The ideal candidate is a business-minded attorney with sophisticated IP experience and an expertise in patent law. Qualified candidates will have at least 15+ years of experience including quality law firm training and in-house experience. S/he must possess a deep understanding of intellectual property law including patent, IP strategy, IP portfolio management, patent litigation, technology transactions, licensing, and M&A due diligence. A technical degree (i.e., electrical engineering, computer science, material sciences, physics), membership to the USPTO and California Bar or Registered In-House Counsel (RIHC) status is required. Local candidates only.
This seasoned IP executive will lead the effort to expand and manage the company’s global IP assets and manage the strategic relationships that are critical to its success and market dominance. S/he will also work closely with and support the company’s technical and sales community. In order to succeed in this corporate environment, this attorney must possess a positive attitude and strong work ethic, be collaborative and flexible. S/he must be comfortable working with engineers (R&D), sales and business units. In addition, s/he must also possess the ability to work well with executives in all corporate verticals and demonstrate the commitment to being a good manager.
Compensation is competitive with excellent benefits. This is a phenomenal opportunity to join a strong, innovative and growing company in a dynamic role with a great deal of responsibility and autonomy.
Solutus Legal has been selected as the exclusive representative on this desirable search. Interested candidates, please submit resumes to firstname.lastname@example.org for consideration. Resumes submitted directly to our client will be forwarded to Solutus for review and evaluation.
About Solutus Legal Search
Solutus Legal Search is the leading legal search boutique and market leader in the placement of high quality lawyers in corporations and law firms. We deliver strategic search services for our clients, as well as effective career counseling and placement services for candidates. With over 30 years of collective experience in the search business, our extensive relationships, networks and contacts in the legal community provide our candidates with a crucial edge in landing the perfect job. In addition, our quality of clients and job opportunities is unmatched. Every recruiter at Solutus is an attorney who has practiced in either large law firms or world-class corporations. This added expertise enables our team to better understand your background and career needs and creates a high placement rate for our candidates. Our search specialties include General Counsel and all levels in-house; law firm lateral associate and retained lateral partner placements. With offices across California, Solutus services clients throughout the West Coast, U.S. and the globe.
For a current list of our in house and law firm opportunities, please visit our website at www.solutuslegal.com.