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Senior Counsel

Company name

J.D. Power

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Job Type


Years of Experience

5-10 yrs required


Westlake Village, CA

Date Last Verified

Feb 15,2018

Posted on

Jan 11,2018
Practice Area
Corporate >> Corporate - General
Labor & Employment >> Labor & Employment
Data Privacy >> Data Privacy
Contract Law >> Contract Law
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Senior Counsel The candidate will provide legal advice and support to all levels of the organization, including senior management at the firm. Provide oversight, counsel and tools to handle global portfolio of syndicated, proprietary, certification and other “business-as-usual” agreements and issues relating thereto, including creation, review, analysis, negotiation, execution and enforceability. Manage and provide oversight and advice on portfolio of agreements. Review, negotiation, drafting and other support in connection with strategic agreements in the areas of M&A, alliances and vendors/suppliers. Work with management in developing, maintaining and adjusting sales and licensing policies, including ad claims. Responsibilities for helping manage the Intellectual Property portfolio (including patents and trademarks). Support to HR regarding employment related issues and as appropriate, liaising with outside counsel. Create standard form agreements for new and existing products, addressing legal and business concerns. Provide guidance to and support of the operational function of the Department to enhance efficiencies. Draft and negotiate agreements client, vendor and strategic agreements. Draft and negotiate a variety of agreements, which agreements include customer agreements related to licensing and provision of services (syndicated, proprietary, certification, consulting, vehicle evaluations, etc.) and content acquisition by as well as related and ancillary agreements, such as confidentiality, marketing and click thru agreements. Manage and provide oversight and advice on portfolio of syndicated, proprietary, certification and related agreements, including customer/subscriber agreements, NDA’s and other client and vendor agreements. Review and analyze legal and contractual issues related to intellectual property rights, third party rights and obligations and risk allocation. Ensure that appropriate legal protections and provisions are contained in agreements, including in relation to any regulatory requirements, so as to minimize the firm legal and business risks. Provide support for permissions and other requests relating to the firm studies, reports and other publications. Assessment and management of proper filings, including trademark and patent registrations. Must have a law degree, be a member of the California bar and have 5-10 years of combined private practice and in-house experience with (at least some exposure) in the following areas of practice: contract/corporate law, intellectual property, risk management, data security and privacy and employment law.

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Hiring Coordinator
J.D. Power
2625 Townsgate Road
Suite 100
Westlake Village, CA 91361

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