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Senior Corporate Counsel IP Litigation

Company name

Nintendo of America Inc.

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Date Last Verified

Jun 24,2019

Valid Through

Oct 07,2019

Posted on

Dec 27,2018

Years of Experience

Min 10 yrs required


Redmond, WA, United States

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Practice Area
Intellectual Property >> Intellectual Property - Litigation >> Intellectual Property - Litigation - Hard Sciences >> Computer Science
Intellectual Property >> Intellectual Property - Litigation >> Intellectual Property - Litigation - Hard Sciences >> Electrical Engineering
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Senior Corporate Counsel, IP Litigation
DUTIES: Analyzes complex technology issues and related patents . Manages outside counsel in all facets of complex litigation. Fully conversant with design and operation of company products. Performs diverse and complex legal tasks within and between specialty areas. Partners with senior leadership to develop strategy in response to claims and cases. Drafts and negotiates license agreements or other high-risk settlement agreements. Works closely with engineering departments and parent company on product technology issues that may impact claims or litigation. Responds to legal inquiries from Nintendo Company Limited (NCL), and Nintendo of America, Inc. (NOA) personnel. Communicates with and directs outside contacts, including outside counsel, with respect to litigation, risk management, intellectual property, and/or contract matters. Negotiates, monitors, and reports on adverse claims prior to and during litigation relating to the company’s personnel, property, goods or services. Reviews company activities and policies for legal compliance and adherence to domestic and foreign governmental policies and regulations. Provides legal advice to company departments, subsidiaries, and affiliates. Develops and conducts in-house training seminars. Maintains knowledge of current legal issues. Develops and leads cross functional project teams. May supervise direct or dotted-line report employees.

Qualification and Experience

REQUIREMENTS: Bachelor Degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science or significant software experience; computer industry experience desirable; advanced technical degree a plus. Law degree. Membership in the Washington State Bar Association or other comparable state qualification. 10+ years of relevant experience as a practicing lawyer with increasing levels of responsibility for complex casework. Working knowledge of a variety of legal areas including intellectual property, patent and commercial litigation, and product liability issues. Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Additional info

Job Number: 180000006J

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Nintendo of America Inc.
4820 150th Avenue NE
Redmond, WA 98052

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