Corporate Generalist, Intellectual Property, Other
Overview: The Franchise Counsel is accountable to overseeing in-house legal needs of a rapidly growing, franchised training company. This role is critical to continued growth both domestically and internationally. The counsel plays a key role in managing all legal aspects of the franchise system and the company’s overall legal compliance, negotiating contractual and commercial agreements, and supporting the registration and defense of the intellectual property in the marketplace.
Company: EOS, the Entrepreneurial Operating System, is a complete set of simple concepts and practical tools that has helped thousands of entrepreneurs get what they want from their businesses. Purely implementing EOS helps the people who own and run entrepreneurial companies run better businesses and lead their ideal lives.
Experience: 5-10+ years of experience in franchise law and associated intellectual property matters, as well as experience negotiating commercial contracts and vendor transactions.
Location: Full-time remote, with occasional travel to Birmingham, Michigan
Relocation: No, fully remote position.
Bar: Candidate must be a member of the Michigan State Bar or otherwise qualified to practice law in Michigan as registered in-house counsel.
Internal Number: 125891
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