Intellectual Property Attorney

Work Remotely, AZ
Number: 17813

Location: Remote – All (must work AZ time)

Manager Location: Scottsdale, AZ

Schedule: Mon – Fri regular business hours

Start Date: April 5th    

Full time position: Yes

Final Hourly Rate (FRIM): $55.00 (Hourly Rate to the contractor)

Position to fill: 1

Possibility to extend or convert: Yes / Yes

Contract length: 5 months

Interview process: 1 – 30 min Zoom interview with Hiring Manager and Lead Manager


Responsibilities

  • Trademark knockout/clearance searches & advice
  • Trademark portfolio maintenance – specimen of use, managing outside counsel on renewals, instructions on opposing 3rd party applications
  • Provide analysis of 3rd party copyright & trademark rights
  • Support patent portfolio maintenance – responding to office actions
  • Assess and advise on issues related to Uniform Domain-Name Dispute-Resolution Policy
  • Experience supporting intellectual property matters, advising on marketing/brand initiatives, supporting product naming reviews, and patent reviews
  • Support escalations of various legal/contractual issues related to SaaS, cloud computing, open source software, and licensing agreements
  • Collaborate with cross-functional groups, including Procurement, Legal, Finance, and Tax, to ensure all requirements and internal customer needs are met
  • Identify and implement process improvements, and support updates to internal playbooks, templates, and processes

Basic Qualifications

  • Law degree required
  • Active member of a U.S. State bar.
  • 5-7 years of experience as a practicing attorney in a leading law firm and/or large in-house department
  • Strong negotiation and communication skills

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience supporting a corporate sales or procurement organization
  • Experience supporting a global workforce