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Intellectual Property - General Attorney in Charlottesville, VA

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Company name

S&P Global Inc.

Organization Type

In-House

Job Type

Attorney

Practice Area

Intellectual Property - General

Years of Experience

Min 9 yrs required

Location

USA Charlottesville, VA

Date Last Verified

May 11,2018

Posted on

Feb 08,2018

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Assistant General Counsel The candidate will draft and negotiate a variety of agreements, including but not limited to, complex strategic agreements, customer agreements for SPGMI products and services and data vendor agreements. Will utilize legal knowledge and skills to manage and mitigate the risk of disputes and breach by the company. Provide legal support for resolution of day to day matters relating to agreements and intellectual property matters, including resolution of disputes. Develop, maintain, and update boilerplate/standard forms (regulated, advisory, and software products) as needed and in response to changing markets and industry trends and practices. Responsible for enforcement of and training on appropriate policies and procedures. Involvement in variety of projects, including due diligence activities related to acquisitions and divestitures, archiving, and other projects as needed. Retain and manage outside counsel on specific legal matters as needed. Requests for proposal and related assistance to the business. Provide guidance with respect to and ensure compliance with applicable S&P Global policies, including policies regarding licensing and branding. Law degree and over 9+ years of experience. Commercially aware lawyer with the ability to assist the business in assessing risk is essential. Strong working knowledge of contract, intellectual property law and an understanding of the laws of the jurisdictions where SPGMI does business. This includes protection of copyright and other proprietary rights, warranties, indemnification, disclaimer of liability and information reuse provisions is essential. Excellent organizational and communication skills; ability to think outside of the box. General understanding of financial products and services is essential.

Additional info

Job ID: 234634

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
S&P Global Inc.
55 Water St.
New York City, NY 10041