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Corporate Counsel Intellectual Property

Company name

Niagara Bottling, LLC

Organization Type

In-House

Job Type

Attorney

Date Last Verified

Oct 15,2019

Valid Through

Jan 28,2020

Posted on

Sep 06,2019

Years of Experience

3-5 yrs required

Location

Ontario, CA, United States

Employment Type

Full-time

Industry

Legal
Practice Area
Intellectual Property >> Intellectual Property - General
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Corporate Counsel - Intellectual Property
The candidate will provide strategic advice regarding opportunities for protecting the company's valuable intellectual property and further develop and implement structures to maintain the establishment of the company's intellectual property rights. Will report to the VP of Legal Affairs and/or to the Director of Legal Affairs and collaborate with all corporate and manufacturing business units. Coordinate and develop the company's overall intellectual property effort, providing expertise and advice that enables the business to protect its innovations and grow as a worldwide industry leader. Strategically manage the patent and trademark portfolios globally. Efficiently manage the company's patent and trademark registration efforts, including overseeing outside counsel's drafting and prosecution of patent applications through issuance. Analyze and provide advice regarding patent and trademark searches. Develop intellectual property policy and procedure, and trains develops internal customers on process and related risk management. Draft or review and provide input on a range of commercial agreements implicating intellectual property rights, including third party supply contracts, technology development agreements, confidentiality agreements, team member obligations related to company intellectual property and other commercial agreements. Protect the intellectual property of company, including instituting defensive measures to ensure that company is not infringing upon third party intellectual property and aggressively identifying and pursuing infringers of company's intellectual property, both domestically and internationally. Review team member invention disclosures, including determining an appropriate intellectual property strategy for each innovation and working with outside counsel to draft and prosecute patent applications for selected innovations to ensure that company's inventions are sufficiently protected. Interface with key business teams to cultivate relationships with innovators, capture novel inventions, and obtain patent protection, or maintain trade secret protection, for selected innovations. Should have a J.D. degree from an accredited law school and licensed to practice law in at least one state in the US. Must have 3-5 years of experience (5-7 years preferred) of legal work as an intellectual property attorney (non-litigation) at an outside firm or as in-house counsel. Should preferably have experience in manufacturing, engineering, and/ or plastics.

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Ref. #: R14175

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Niagara Bottling, LLC
2560 East Philadelphia Street
Ontario, CA 91761