IP Attorney – Large Corporation – Holmdel, N.J.

Note: Link to application was incorrect. Please see updated contact information.

Vonage is seekingVonage an IP attorney for its Holmdel, N.J. headquarters. The IP attorney provides independent IP legal advice to the company, oversees prosecution of the Company’s patent and trademark portfolio, supports and manages outside IP counsel, implements and is a champion of the company’s IP strategy, conducts patent investigations and product clearances, and provides advice and support for IP-related agreements.

Essential Job Functions:
• Implements Vonage’s IP strategy based on a thorough understanding of the business strategy
• Manages and supports outside counsel in IP litigation
• Manages Vonage’s IP portfolio development and asset management to achieve business alignment
• Prosecutes patent applications
• Conducts patent searches and evaluations in support of new product development
• Participates in new product development stage gate process reviews to ascertain compliance with IP questions
• Provides counsel regarding adoption and use of trademarks
• Evaluates potential 3rd party infringement of Vonage IP
• Handles 3rd party patent and trademark claims assertions
• Counsels business managers regarding IP matters and strategy
• Negotiates and draft intellectual property agreements
• Renders opinions on patentability, freedom to operate (patent clearances) and intellectual property enforcement and infringement matters

Specific Requirements
(Technical Knowledge, Software, Etc.):
• 7-10+ years of IP legal experience required
• Registered patent agent
• Experience implementing IP strategy (including familiarity with IP review committee process)
• Patent and trademark litigation experience
• Experience with product clearance, including prior art searches and review, and infringement and validity opinion drafting
• Experience in the telecom or software industry

Additional Skills (Would like to have but not required):
• Trademark prosecution experience
• Experience drafting IP licenses and licensing agreements
• Prior in-house counsel experience

• Bachelor’s degree in engineering, physics or other technical area (e.g. electrical or mechanical engineering) from an accredited school preferred
• Juris degree from accredited law school and admission to a state bar; active and in good standing

Interested applicants can apply online by going to: https://www.cytiva.com/von/Detail_von.asp?von2115. Be sure to select 'Patently-O' as your source. Note: Previous contact link directed to an incorrect listing. Please re-apply at the updated link above. Thanks!

Additional Info :
Employer Type: Large Corporation
Job Location: Holmdel, New Jersey