Assistant General Counsel - IP - Legal

Assistant General Counsel - IP - Legal

  • Location BENTONVILLE, AR
  • Department Legal, Compliance & Ethics
  • Team Legal
  • Employment Type Full Time
  • Position Salary
  • Requisition 789256BR

What you'll do


Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. seeks an attorney with a minimum of 6 years of intellectual property litigation experience in law firm and/or corporation settings. The successful candidate will work strategically to manage trademark, copyright, patent and other intellectual property disputes.

• Independently manage all aspects of intellectual property disputes, including working closely with outside counsel, internal business and legal stakeholders to manage litigation/claim matters, will review pleadings, discovery requests and responses, and motions.
• Provide counsel on intellectual property issues.
• Draft and negotiate licenses, settlement agreements, and manage indemnification issues.
• Developing and fostering relationships with business partners
• Identifies, assesses and manages IP risk to the company

Minimum Qualifications

  • 5 years legal experience post-degree.
  • Law degree from an accredited law school.
  • License to practice law in at least one state.

Preferred Qualifications

• 6-8 years of intellectual property litigation experience; in-house and/or retail experience a plus.
• Experience in handling claims and litigation involving intellectual property, including ability to analyze and predict associated costs.
• Must be organized and have excellent written and oral communication skills.
• Must be proactive, self-starter, and a good team player.
• Excellent academic credentials.

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All the benefits you need for you and your family

  • Multiple health plan options
  • Vision & dental plans for you & dependents
  • Associate discounts in-store and online
  • Financial benefits including 401(k), stock purchase plans and more
  • Education assistance for Associate and dependents

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