QVC is one of the world’s leading multimedia retailers, reaching millions of customers around the globe each day on-air, on-line, and through mobile. In support of our business and how we market the products we sell, QVC is hiring for an Intellectual Property Counsel. In this position you will provide counsel and advice to staff of QVC, Inc. and affiliates, bearing responsibility for coordination and provision of various legal services including, without limitation, client counseling related to designated area of responsibility. Intellectual Property Counsel will perform duties with some latitude for independent judgment according to company policy and the law. The position is based outside of Philadelphia at our Studio Park headquarters in West Chester, PA
Job Responsibilities • Handle legal matters related to Intellectual Property law. • Provide advice on legal issues to staff. • Identify potential legal issues related to business practices and policies and advises staff. • Draft and negotiate contracts and other documents. • Provide creative and innovative approach to conceptualizing ideas and problem solving. • Perform basic responsibilities of a full service in-house counsel, acting with certain levels of internal and external counsel. • Reliably counsel all decision-making staff. • Translate legal opinion to business objectives. • Possesses general knowledge of QVC corporate direction and strategic business values.
Required Qualifications •Law degree, Bar Admission, PA Bar preferred. •4-7 years of experience. •Good draftsman, analyst, negotiator, and presenter of legal points; draft routine documents and negotiate routine matters unaided. •Expert level knowledge across the various areas of Intellectual Property law. •Proficient in specific knowledge in the area of trademark prosecution and USPTO filings. •Strong oral and written communications skills. •Knowledge of federal and state regulatory requirements. •Superior research, reasoning, communication and managerial skills. •Ability to communicate with business, regulatory, administrative and legal personnel. •Ability to analyze complex legal and factual situation to create clear and simple resolutions or alternatives for management. •Ability to negotiate, compromise, and partner closely with clients. •Possesses ability to interpret and apply concepts based on law, case law, company policy and procedure. •Ability to formulate legal opinions and strategies on assigned cases. •Available to travel to various locations to participate in, meetings trials, arbitrations, or other legal proceedings. •Ability to research and evaluate information from a variety of documents, including reports, law books, journals, and on-line data systems.
QVC, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Liberty Interactive Corporation (NASDAQ: QVCA, QVCB), is the world’s leading video and ecommerce retailer. QVC is committed to providing its customers with thousands of the most innovative and contemporary beauty, fashion, jewelry and home products. Its programming is distributed to approximately 300 million homes worldwide through operations in the U.S., Ja...pan, Germany, United Kingdom, Italy and a joint venture in China. Based in West Chester, Pa. and founded in 1986, QVC has evolved from a TV shopping company to a leading ecommerce and mobile commerce retailer. The company’s website, QVC.com, is ranked among the top general merchant Internet sites.