Patent Attorney, Legal Counsel – Large Corporation – Charlotte, N.C.

As a member of the Intellectual Property (IP) team of Sealed Air’s Global Legal Department, the primary purposes for this position are to proactively identify, acquire, and protect IP assets for the company; provide counseling, analysis, and opinions pertaining to IP issues associated with new and existing products; and increase IP awareness and knowledge within the company by engaging and educating company personnel in both formal and informal training sessions.


  • Draft and prosecute patent applications
  • Conduct in-depth interviews with inventors to ascertain patentable subject matter
  • Commission and analyze patent searches of all types, including state-of-the-art, freedom-to-practice, validity, and patentability
  • Evaluate company and third party IP; provide infringement, validity, and freedom-to-practice assessments; determine, effectively communicate, and build consensus on all necessary actions resulting from such assessments; and lead the implementation thereof
  • Counsel company personnel on IP matters
  • Negotiate and draft IP-related agreements, including confidentiality, licensing, and joint development agreements
  • Provide patent litigation support and coordination with litigation counsel
  • Participate in the formation of IP strategies and policies
  • Provide IP training to company personnel

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Additional Info
Employer Type: Large Corporation
Job Location: Charlotte, North Carolina