Corporate,Intellectual Property/Counsel/In House/Marlborough, Massachusetts

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The candidate will have exposure to clients managed according to counsel?s demonstrated capability and will receive oversight from more senior counsel. Will be responsible for the company's patent, copyright, trademark and intellectual property protection. Responsible for the preparation and prosecution of the U.S. and foreign patent and trademark applications in house and through outside counsel. Reviews status of outside counsel work by meeting, communicating, and reviewing documentation ensuring the work, methodology, and costs meet the company?s expectations. Reviews third party patents for product freedom to practice issues and prepares or obtains appropriate opinions from outside counsel. Facilitates the Patent Review Boards meetings by leading discussions, managing action items and delegating responsibility for follow-up items to committee members ensuring resolution of agenda topics. Provides legal advice in other areas such as: preparing and reviewing consulting agreements, confidentiality agreements, marketing promotional material, and other agreements, as directed. Responsible for preparing license agreements with third parties related to licensing of patents and technology. Reviews third party patent portfolios as requested for possible acquisition or licensing analysis. Provide IP training to firm employees. Assures that appropriate resources (personnel, tools, etc.) are maintained in order to assure Quality System compliance and adherence to the firm Quality Policy. Establishes and promotes a work environment that supports the Quality Policy and Quality System.

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