Enterprise Legal: Senior Legal Counsel — Intellectual Property Litigation
Accenture - United States

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Organization: Enterprise/Legal

Level: Sr. Manager

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Job Summary:
Accenture seeks a seasoned intellectual property litigation attorney with at least 8years of patent litigation experience, and at least some trademark, trade secret and/or copyright litigation experience, to assist in (1) managing intellectual property litigation and pre-litigation matters; (2) advising management on IP-related matters and risks; and (3) developing and implementing training, policies, and best practices designed to proactively mitigate and minimize IP-related risks to the company. Candidates must demonstrate an ability to quickly identify and understand complex IP-related problems and associated risks, advise business leaders in an efficient and clear manner, and create and implement practical solutions.

Relationships:
Reports to Senior Director of Legal Services, Intellectual Property Litigation

Qualifications

Basic (Must-Have) Qualifications:
JD required

Minimum 8 years experience in a law firm engaging in IP litigation and/or as in-house IP litigation counsel

Active Bar membership

Preferred Skills:
Breadth of IP knowledge , background and experience

Excellent ability to sift through facts to uncover relevant IP related risks, and provide practical advice to management in plain English

Strong litigation skills and experience

Excellent organizational skills, facilitating an ability to decipher and solve multiple and complex IP-related problems simultaneously

Professional Skill Requirements:
Strong interpersonal skills with business executives and strong executive presence

Excellent oral and written communication skills

Candidates who are currently employed by a client of Accenture or an affiliated Accenture business may not be eligible for consideration.

Applicants for employment in the U.S. must possess work authorization which does not require, now or in the future, sponsorship by the employer for a visa.

Accenture is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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