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Corporate Generalist, General Commercial/Contracts, Intellectual Property
Our client, a dynamic technology oriented company, is seeking an attorney to join their team, focusing on servicing their two fastest growing segments.
Key responsibilities for this role will include the following:
-Directly negotiate or oversee the negotiation, structuring, and management of contractual documents that establish business relationships with suppliers and third parties.
-Support and navigate a wide range of legal issues including, but not limited to, antitrust, intellectual property (creation, management, enforcement and infringement), licensing, UCC, trade, bankruptcy, employment, application of international law, tax, EH&S, and regulatory compliance
-Lead and actively participate in projects that further legal objectives, which could include scoping, fact-finding, defining success, identifying stakeholders, compliance actions, audit, etc.
-Engagement with internal IP and litigation counsel to enable IP procurement and enforcement strategies that drive meaningful impact to the business.
-Collaborate and drive change management programs in a matrix organization
Candidates must have the following qualifications to be considered:
-Seven to fifteen years of legal experience with a focus in the following areas: Commercial transactions (Buy/Sell, Licensing, Real Estate, IP assignment etc.); Patent, copyright (software), trade secrets and trademarks; Agreements involving IP provisions, including JDAs and research agreements
-Excellent negotiation skills including first-hand experience of leading negotiations with parties across multiple jurisdictions
-Strong business and technology acumen; capacity to learn the business and technology quickly
Additional Salary Information: A strong compensation package, including equity, will be offered.
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