Company: Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP
Position: Alternative Track Associate – IP Trademark/Copyright
Location: Boston, MA
Description: Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP, one of the world’s leading international law firms, seeks to hire a highly qualified alternative track associate with law firm experience to join our intellectual property – trademark/copyright practice in the Boston office.
We provide a full range of services in connection with brand-related IP law, including transactions, litigation, and counseling. Our practice encompasses trademarks and advertising, copyright, trade secrets, brand and copyright transactions, online business and privacy, and marketing arrangements. Our diverse client base ranges from global companies that own famous brands to small and midsized organizations. We have long-standing relationships with clients in all types of industries, including consumer products, food and beverage, pharmaceuticals and medical devices, technology, hospitality, media, equipment and industrial products, healthcare, financial services, education, and fashion, jewelry, luxury, and other retail.
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The ideal candidate will have significant experience with U.S. and international portfolio management, have the ability to work independently, and be able to supervise and oversee the work of more junior associates and paralegals. In particular, this position requires at least 8+ years of prior experience (in-house and/or in a law firm) counseling on and managing 100+ mark U.S. and international trademark portfolios (i.e., domestic and international trademark clearance, prosecution, maintenance, enforcement and counseling), policing and enforcing trademark rights in the U.S. and internationally, managing complex multi-national trademark assignment recordation projects, drafting trademark demand letters and negotiating related settlement, consent and coexistence agreements, conducting due diligence on trademark assets and related agreements, and training and overseeing junior lawyers and paralegals on all of the foregoing. Additional experience in one or more of the following areas is a bonus: trademark licensing; litigation involving copyright, trademark (including Trademark Trial and Appeal Board administrative litigation), trade dress, false advertising and other Lanham Act and related state law issues; on-line business, social media, advertising and privacy issues; franchise-related experience.
We value collegiality and diversity among our lawyers and seek to make the practice both professionally and personally rewarding. Massachusetts Bar membership is required.
Please note: Morgan Lewis is not accepting resumes or referrals from search firms for this position. If you are a search firm, employment agency, or representative of either, you will not be compensated in any way for your referral of a candidate, even if Morgan Lewis hires said candidate.
Qualified candidates only. All inquiries will be kept confidential.