Junior-Counsel

Less than 5 years experience  •  Business Services

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 02/19/18
Atlanta, GA
Less than 5 years experience
Business Services
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 02/19/18

Job Summary

KEY TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Responsibilities:

  • Serve as global lead for trademark prosecution matters
  •  Create risk-assessment memorandums for internal legal counsel and clients
  • Create legal training PowerPoint presentations
  •  Support in other IP department special projects as needed
  • Transition to team lead for drafting and routing confidentiality agreements for attorney review and ultimate execution
  • Assist with development of new Imerys NA records management system
  • Provide support to litigation team, as needed
  • Perform project-based assignments related to North American commercial legal work        

JOB SPECIFICATIONS

Education and Experience requirements:

  • JD from an accredited law school
  • < 2 years of experience as a lawyer
  • Interest in commercial legal and intellectual property practice areas
  • Technical background preferred but not required
  • Knowledge, skills, abilities and othercharacteristics:    
  • General knowledge and/or interest in intellectual property
  • Broad interest in commercial and in-house legal work
  • Ability to multi-task under pressure while continuing to maintain a positive and calm attitude.
  • Strong problem-solving and analytical skills
  • Ability to work independently and with cross-functional clients
  • Strong Proficiency in: Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint.

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