Vista Outdoor has exclusively retained Major, Lindsey & Africa to conduct a search for a Senior Counsel, Intellectual Property to be located in the Company’s Anoka, Minnesota (a suburb of Minneapolis), Overland Park, Kansas or San Francisco Bay area locations. Vista Outdoor is an equal opportunity employer. Interested candidates please submit your resume (in MS Word) to the recruiters managing this search by submitting your resume to VistaOutdoorIP@mlaglobal.com. Please do not contact the Company directly; all resumes sent to the Company will be routed to MLA for handling and will create delays.
Company Overview: Vista Outdoor is a leading global designer, manufacturer and marketer of consumer products in the growing outdoor sports and recreation markets. Vista Outdoor serves these markets through a diverse portfolio of well-recognized brands that provide consumers with a range of affordable, performance-driven, high-quality and innovative products for athletes and outdoor enthusiasts.
Experience: The successful candidate will have 5+ years of legal experience working in-house and/or at a large national law firm, primarily focused on intellectual property, including trademark prosecution, patent law, dispute resolution, agreement drafting and negotiation. Experience with multinational/international intellectual property law and practices, preferably in Europe, Asia Pacific and/or Latin America, is required.
Compensation: Competitive base and bonus commensurate with experience.
Location: This position can be located in the Company’s Anoka, Minnesota (a suburb of Minneapolis); Overland Park, Kansas; or San Francisco Bay Area office locations.
Relos: Yes, this is a national search; however, regional candidates are preferred.
Bar: Active bar membership in at least one U.S. jurisdiction and the willingness to apply for admission to the bar in one of the three states listed above, if necessary.
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