• Verizon Wireless
  • $157,450.00 -157,450.00/year*
  • Methuen , MA
  • Entertainment
  • Full-Time

You'll be doing work that matters alongside other talented people, transforming the way people, businesses and things connect with each other. Beyond powering America's fastest and most reliable network, we're leading the way in broadband, cloud and security solutions, Internet of Things and innovating in areas such as, video entertainment. Of course, we will offer you great pay and benefits, but we're about more than that. Verizon is a place where you can craft your own path to greatness. Whether you think in code, words, pictures or numbers, find your future at Verizon.

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Staff Counsel
* Arlington, VA, United States
Full-Time Legal and Regulatory
Job # 520768
Date posted - 2019-06-20
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What you'll be doing...
In this position, the attorney will be working independently with a wide range of internal clients regarding availability and protection of trademarks, while working in a team environment with other trademark professionals. Responsibilities will include, but not be limited to:
* Reviewing and analyzing preliminary and full trademark clearance searches in the US and throughout the world and rendering availability opinions.
* Preparing and filing trademark applications, prosecuting trademark applications and portfolio management.
* Draft Office Action responses for US trademark filings and manage outside counsel on the preparation of responses throughout the world.
* Evaluating and filing and prosecuting trademark oppositions, cancellations and other similar proceedings.
* Drafting and negotiating coexistence agreements, consent agreements, settlement agreements and trademark and other IP license agreements.
* Managing budgets for trademark clearance and protection work, including developing initiatives for the reduction, control and budgeting of outside counsel costs.
* Creating and maintaining templates and processes that are effective and efficient.
* Providing metrics to management.
* Assisting to develop educational and compliance training programs regarding trademarks.
* Analyzing potential infringement situations and assisting in assertion of rights.
* Counseling on all aspects of trademark law.
* Other duties as assigned by head of department.
What we're looking for...
You'll need to have:
* JD degree and six or more years of relevant work experience.
* Bar membership and needed licenses.
* At least 5 years of substantive trademark clearance, prosecution and maintenance experience in-house and/or law firm.
* Willingness to travel on a limited basis for conferences and/or trainings.
Even better if you have:
* JDdegree.
* Ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously and respond to time-sensitive requests with quality work product in a fast-paced, often unpredictable environment, with a large number of clearance searches, at all times in a cost-effective manner.
* USPTO examining attorney experience.
* Ability to work closely and collaboratively with a team as well as independently.
* Ability to exercise sound commercial as well as legal judgment.
* Ability to provide clear and concise written and oral advice.
* Strong and committed work ethic.
When you join Verizon...
You'll be doing work that matters alongside other talented people, transforming the way people, businesses and things connect with each other. Beyond powering America's fastest and most reliable network, we're leading the way in broadband, cloud and security solutions, Internet of Things and innovating in areas such as, video entertainment. Of course, we will offer you great pay and benefits, but we're about more than that. Verizon is a place where you can craft your own path to greatness. Whether you think in code, words, pictures or numbers, find your future at Verizon.
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We're proud to be an equal opportunity employer- and celebrate our employees' differences,including race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, and Veteran status. Different makes us better.
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You'll need to have: * JD degree and six or more years of relevant work experience. * Bar membership and needed licenses. * At least 5 years of substantive trademark clearance, prosecution and maintenance experience in-house and/or law firm. * Willingness to travel on a limited basis for conferences and/or trainings. Even better if you have: * JDdegree. * Ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously and respond to time-sensitive requests with quality work product in a fast-paced, often unpredictable environment, with a large number of clearance searches, at all times in a cost-effective manner. * USPTO examining attorney experience. * Ability to work closely and collaboratively with a team as well as independently. * Ability to exercise sound commercial as well as legal judgment. * Ability to provide clear and concise written and oral advice. * Strong and committed work ethic.


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* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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