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Vp, Assistant General Counsel - Intellectual Property

Company name

Organization Type

In-House

Job Type

Attorney

Date Last Verified

Mar 26, 2021

Valid Through

Jul 09, 2021

Posted on

Oct 29, 2020

Years of Experience

Min 10 yrs required

Location

Columbus, OH, United States

Employment Type

Full-time

Industry

Legal
Practice Area
Intellectual Property >> Intellectual Property - General
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VP, Assistant General Counsel - Intellectual Property
The candidate will be managing actual and potential litigation and enforcement matters, including internal reviews and investigations related to such matters. Advising on products and services, including contract negotiation and documentation. Advising on offering and marketing documents and new business initiatives. Managing dispute resolution. Interpreting existing laws, rules and regulations, and advising on changes thereto. Advising on advocacy in connection with contemplated and proposed laws, rules and regulations, and providing legal advice to the Board of Directors, the business and functions. Should be an experienced, highly motivated, results-oriented Assistant General Counsel/Vice President to join the Intellectual Property legal team. The candidate will have 10+ years of broad intellectual property experience, including patents, trade secrets, trademarks, copyrights, and internet-related legal matters. This senior-level attorney will be a key member of the Intellectual Property team and broadly responsible for supporting the firm, including driving intellectual property strategy, patent preparation and prosecution, patent litigation, trademark preparation and prosecution, trademark enforcement, brand protection, performing research on various intellectual property related issues, and creating and maintaining policies and procedures. The attorney will support all lines of business and corporate staff areas, provide thought leadership and strategic counseling, and will manage a team of patent and trademark attorneys. Develop intellectual property strategy, policies, and procedures. Handle patent preparation and prosecution and assist with management of the trademark portfolio. Review, interpret, and analyze agreements, advising clients and partners on rights and responsibilities related to those agreements, including in light of Chase policies and regulatory guidance. Advise and partner with the Technology Department’s IP Strategy team. Manage patent and trademark enforcement matters, including opposition and cancellation proceedings, demand letters, UDRP proceedings, and online take-downs; advise on all patent litigation matters, in partnership with Litigation colleagues. Assist with clearance of third-party intellectual property and copyright matters as needed. Perform IP due diligence in connection with potential investments, acquisitions, and divestitures. Perform legal research and prepare legal guidance documents. Provide intellectual property legal advice and counsel to internal clients and partners.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate should have 10+ years of relevant intellectual property practicing experience in a law firm or corporate law department. Should have experience handling global intellectual property issues. In-house experience strongly preferred, including experience managing an in-house legal team. An alternative individual contributor role could be considered for experienced IP attorneys without in-house management experience. Familiarity with privacy, cybersecurity, contracting, M&A, and related regulatory and risk environments desirable. All candidates for roles in the Legal department must successfully complete a conflicts of interest clearance review prior to commencement of employment.. JD or educational equivalent required. Attorney candidates must be in compliance with all relevant licensing requirements including the requirements of the jurisdiction where the role will be located prior to commencement of employment.

Additional info

Job Identification: 210041866

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
JPMorgan Chase & Co,
1111 Polaris Parkway
Columbus, OH 43240
Phone: 212-270-6000