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Intellectual Property - Patent General Attorney in Los Alamos, NM

Organization Type

Government

Job Type

Attorney

Date Last Verified

Mar 25, 2020

Posted on

Jun 07, 2019

Min Salary/Max Salary

USD 129800 to 225200 Annually

Years of Experience

8-20 yrs required

Location

Los Alamos, NM, United States
Practice Area
Intellectual Property >> Intellectual Property - Patent >> Intellectual Property - Patent General
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Patent Attorney III
Duties : Provide constructive and supportive legal advice and counsel to firm's managers and employees, advising them regarding the legal aspects and consequences of proposed courses of action and identifying alternative courses of action that will avoid or minimize legal di?culties for firm's while also facilitating mission accomplishment. Responsibilities include oversight, management, and exploitation of the firm's patent and copyright estate, management of outside counsel for Intellectual Property matters, the preparation and review of license agreements, Cooperative Research and Development Agreements, Strategic Sponsored Partnership Agreements, Material Transfer Agreements, and other technology transfer agreements as needed. Work to implement firm's strategic vision of its intellectual assets, including internal education of scientists and engineers as well as the various firm's business units. Work with clients at all levels (ranging from the bench scientist and business development executive to the Technology Transfer manager and Laboratory Director’s o?ce) to develop and implement risk mitigation strategies, and be expected to practice preventive law by anticipating and working to avoid unreasonable risks. Conduct and participate in negotiations with outside persons, other entities, and their patent attorneys who may be in either an adversarial or a partnership relationship with firm.

Qualification and Experience

Qualification : Must have a Juris Doctorate (JD) from a law school accredited by the American Bar Association and be an active member in good standing of the Bar (any U.S. jurisdiction). Must have from 8 - 20 years of experience in the specialty area after passing the bar exam and being admitted to practice in order to be equipped with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the position.

Desired Skills: Demonstrated experience in successfully working in a multidiscipline legal o?ce and the ability to work with and across multiple legal disciplines. Demonstrated experience with software licensing, including both proprietary and all variations of open source software licensing. Comprehensive knowledge of U.S. and foreign patent laws. Experience and knowledge of U.S. export control regime, experience working with International Tra?c in Arms Regulations (ITAR) and/or dual use technologies. Experience with U.S. government research and development customers, federal funding mechanisms, industrial funding mechanisms, and the firm's mission space.

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