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Entegris, Inc. (“Entegris” or “Company”) has retained Major, Lindsey & Africa on an exclusive basis to conduct a search for a Senior Intellectual Property Counsel to be located in Billerica, MA. Interested candidates should reach out directly to Amy Katz or Nancy Reiner at EntegrisIP@mlaglobal.com. Please do not contact the Company directly; all resumes sent to Entegris will be routed to MLA for handling and may cause delays.
Overview: Entegris is seeking a Senior Intellectual Property Counsel (“Counsel”) for its Billerica, MA location to play a strategic role in the growth and protection of the company’s IP assets. Serving as the primary IP Counsel for the Company’s Microcontamination Control business unit, the Counsel will prepare and implement global IP strategy, manage the global IP portfolio, draft and negotiate IP-related agreements, and provide IP litigation management, support, and strategy. Counsel may also have the opportunity to manage the Company’s trademark portfolio. Counsel will report to the VP, Deputy General Counsel & Chief Intellectual Property Counsel.
Organization: Entegris is a leader in specialty chemicals and advanced materials solutions for the microelectronics and other high-tech industries. Headquartered in Billerica, MA, Entegris is ISO 9001 certified and has manufacturing, customer service, and research facilities in the United States, China, France, Germany, Israel, Japan, Malaysia, Singapore, South Korea, and Taiwan.
Experience: The successful candidate will have a B.S. degree (or higher) in Chemical Engineering, Material Science, or Chemistry; other engineering and/or science-related disciplines may be considered with significant relevant experience, as well as a minimum of six (6) years’ experience as a patent attorney, including at least two (2) years in an in-house corporate legal department.
Candidates must demonstrate an understanding of patent protection concepts and practices, and have experience with a broad range of IP matters, including patent preparation and prosecution, IP strategy, IP docket management, clearance opinions, IP transactions, and counseling clients on IP-related matters. Demonstrated experience reflecting strong client service, project management, problem solving, and negotiation abilities are essential, as well as exceptional written and verbal communication skills.
Compensation: A competitive compensation and strong benefits package will be offered for this position consistent with the candidate’s level of experience.
Location: Billerica, Massachusetts
Relocation: Yes, though local candidates are preferred.
About Major, Lindsey & Africa
Founded in 1982, Major, Lindsey & Africa (MLA) is the world's largest and most experienced legal search firm. Combining local market knowledge and a global recruiting network, MLA has earned recognition for its track record of successful General Counsel, Corporate Counsel, Partner, Associate and Law Firm Management placements. MLA also provides law firms and companies with highly-specialized legal professionals on project, interim and temporary-to-permanent hire basis. Committed to providing full service in response to the talent needs of its clients, MLA also provides executive search services through its affiliate, Allegis Partners. With offices throughout the U.S., Hong Kong, London and Tokyo, MLA recruiters are dedicated to understanding and meeting client and candidate needs while maintaining the highest degree of professionalism and confidentiality. MLA considers every search a diversity search and has been committed to diversity in the law since its inception. For these reasons, MLA was voted "Best Legal Recruiter" by readers of The National Law Journal. To learn more about MLA, visit www.mlaglobal.com. To learn more about Allegis Partners, visit www.allegis-partners.com