Corelle Brands has engaged Major, Lindsey & Africa on an exclusive basis to conduct a search for Assistant General Counsel – Intellectual Property & Privacy to be located in its Downers Grove, Illinois offices. Corelle Brands is an equal opportunity employer. Please do not contact Corelle Brands directly.
Overview: Reporting to the Chief Legal Officer and Human Resources, the Assistant General Counsel – Intellectual Property & Privacy will collaborate with business and R&D leaders to create and manage global IP strategies for Corelle Brands’ broad intellectual property portfolio, including patents, trademarks, copyrights, and trade secrets and also will advise and counsel on privacy matters as they arise. The ideal candidate will have excellent interpersonal skills and a proven track record of effectively working in a fast-paced, growing and innovative environment where commercial sensibilities are required.
Company: Corelle Brands designs, manufactures, and markets products for cooking and sharing food. Its portfolio of brands has been in the homes and hearts of families across the world for over 100 years. Born of innovation, each of its brands has led its respective category with products designed to meet important consumer needs. For more information, please visit www.corellebrands.com.
Compensation: Competitive base, commensurate with experience.
Location: Downers Grove, Illinois and a satellite office in Chicago, Illinois.
Relocation: This is a national search, but local candidates are preferred.
Experience: At least 10 years of IP experience, with strong understanding of patent portfolio management. Candidates must have a background in mechanical, electrical, or mechatronic engineering. A strong business acumen and commercial mindset along with prior in-house and law firm experience are required. Some knowledge and experience with data privacy matters is a plus, but not required.
Bar: Active bar membership in at least one U.S. jurisdiction.
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