We're looking to add a Senior IP Counsel to our Legal team here at Rockwell Automation. This is a great opportunity to join a stable and secure organization during an exciting time of change and growth.
Responsible for ensuring maximum legal protection for the company's IP assets such as patents, trademarks, copyrights and trade secrets and related intangible and patentable properties.
Works with abstract ideas or situations across functional areas of the business. Through assessment of intangible variables, identifies and evaluates fundamental issues, providing strategy and direction for major functional areas. Develops in-depth knowledge of the functional area, business strategies, and the company's goals.
Directs and controls the activities of one or more functional areas, divisions, product groups or service areas through managers who have overall responsibility of the successful operations of those assigned areas.
Develops corporate and/or organizational policies and authorizes their implementation. Detailed knowledge of company allows for innovative concepts and promoting new ideas.
Provides direction to senior managers in various areas, groups, and/or operations. Recognized as an influential leader.
Interacts internally and externally with executive level management, including negotiation of important matters. Influences policy making. Creates formal networks involving coordination among groups.
Develops resolution to critical issues and broad company matters in creative and effective ways.
Strong teamwork, customer service and organizational skills
Unwavering commitment to, and the ability to model, the standards of behavior set in our Code of Conduct
Demonstrate genuine interest in colleagues, the company and industry
Strong team orientation and ability to collaborate with others
High sense of urgency
Remain open to ideas; integrates multiple perspectives in decision-making
Maintain a positive demeanor during periods of uncertainty, conflict, and stress
Ability to influence and obtains results through others within Rockwell in a respectful way
Complexity of the role: IPC (Information Processing Capability)
Ability to work on complex issues where analysis of situations or data requires a review of relevant factors
Exercise judgment within defined procedures and practices to determine appropriate action
Apply process improvements to facilitate improved outcomes
Implement and execute infringement risk remediation processes across business/function to achieve assigned goals
Partner with business leaders across the business and geographic boundaries to support and manage change, while balancing local and global perspectives in reaching decisions
Seek out and embrace relevant perspectives when assessing a situation or making a decision; demonstrate clear understanding of multiple viewpoints
Leverage business insights in proposing solutions and facilitating change
Receive assignments in the form of objectives with goals and the process by which to meet the goals
Ability to manage multiple priorities and projects simultaneously, ensuring stakeholder expectations are managed appropriately
Ability to manage competing demands, accept criticism and constructive feedback, while being extremely adaptable and flexible
Strong analytical skills; ability to distill information from disparate data sources and the capability to tell the "story" behind it, as well as recommendations for next steps
Accepts Role Requirements
Foster the environment and support of continuous learning for employees
Enthusiasm for relationship building and partnership across the organization at all levels
Values working in a team oriented culture and building consensus with stakeholders before making key decisions
Actively pursues personal continuous learning, development of skills and knowledge in job-related technical and professional areas
Actively participates in global calls and meetings via phone or in-person
J.D. from accredited Law School
USPTO registration as a patent attorney
Legal authorization to work in the US is required. We will not sponsor individuals for employment visas, now or in the future, for this job opening
8-10 years of law firm or corporate experience with at least 5 years of law firm experience
5 years patent application preparation and prosecution experience
Experience supporting a global organization
Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills; ability to describe, translate and explain complex technical concepts into compelling stories
Project management experience
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer including disability and veterans.
If you are an individual with a disability and you need assistance or a reasonable accommodation during the application process, please contact our services team at +1 (844) 404-7247.
Rockwell Automation is the largest company in the world dedicated to industrial automation and information. Here, we connect the imaginations of people with the potential of technology to make the world more intelligent, more connected and more productive.
From improving the production of medicines that boost human health to reducing waste in an oil and gas plant, the work we do changes how we live. We truly believe we are doing things never before possible. And we need the brightest minds to help make that happen – the makers, the forward thinkers, the problem solvers.
Join a team of more than 23,000 global employees in 100+ countries as we work together to expand human possibility.