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Law And Regulation Innovation Patent Attorney

Company name

Allstate Insurance Company,

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Date Last Verified

Jun 17,2019

Valid Through

Sep 30,2019

Posted on

Feb 18,2019


Charlotte, NC, United States

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Practice Area
Intellectual Property >> Intellectual Property - Patent >> Intellectual Property - Patent General
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Law and Regulation Innovation Patent Attorney
The candidate will prepare and prosecute strategic, high quality patents. Will manage a patent portfolio with an eye towards strategic and competitive initiatives. Assign patent preparation and prosecution matters to outside counsel and supervise their work product to assure it meets Allstate’s standards of quality, timeliness and cost. Drive Allstate’s patent harvesting sessions with the emerging and service business to help ensure that appropriate inventions are identified and patented. Real time and critical business-focused commercial legal advice for a broad range of businesses and issues. Anticipate legal concerns and provide creative problem solving in a dynamic business environment. Excellent executive presence and concise verbal and written communication a must. Play a key role in strategy determination, action planning, and communication with business partners, business units, and other areas of Law and Regulation. Complex research as to applicability of pertinent laws, statutes, regulations, rules, and other legal authority across the globe; ability to summarize concisely and collaborate with other areas of company to determine impact of new legal authority on business and enable action plans. Comfort with executing on goals and objectives through ambiguity and in a changing business and legal landscape. Execution abilities within a parent company and its family of companies. Draft, review and negotiate complex matters and agreements (technology agreements including software and hardware preferred). Prefer experience in the following areas: technology, international, intellectual property, strategy, commercial, data, and/or highly regulated sectors. Leadership qualities (team building and collaboration a must). Preference for business and work experience outside legal context. A typical day for an Innovation Attorney might include: Harvesting, drafting and prosecuting strategic, high quality patents; Advising business partners on a new technology product rollout or a new corporate structure; Coordinating, understanding, and synthesizing complex legal advice from other attorneys within Law and Regulation and outside experts to advise business partners in a simple, direct manner and Researching and advising on international intellectual property issues.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate must have Juris Doctorate degree and a license to practice law in Illinois (and/or other states as required). Admission to the USPTO is essential. Must have drafted 50 original patent applications and personally prepared over 200 substantive amendments. Excellent written and spoken English is essential. Strong academic credentials is essential. Experience in a large corporate environment as an attorney is desirable.

Additional info

JOB #: 116032-en_US

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Allstate Insurance Company,
601 S Kings Dr Ste Ff
Charlotte, NC 28204-3088