Counsel III, Patents

Counsel III, Patents

  • Location BENTONVILLE, AR
  • Career Area Legal
  • Job Function Legal
  • Employment Type Regular/Permanent
  • Position Type Salary
  • Requisition WD1021934

What you'll do at

Position Summary...

What you'll do...

Provide strategic advice and legal counsel to select business segments related to Walmart’s patent portfolio; serve as a point of contact for patent and open source matters, bringing in other legal and business stakeholders as needed; implement legal strategy to manage the entire patent lifecycle.

  

You’ll make an impact by…  

  • Working effectively with lead counsel and members of the intellectual property (IP) team to act as a point of contact for all patent and open-source related matters
  • Helping to manage Walmart’s global patent portfolio, including identifying inventions, reviewing invention disclosures, and overseeing patent preparation and prosecution for certain Walmart business segments
  • Connecting with business and tech personnel to develop an understanding of product roadmaps, patent and open source priorities, and to ensure appropriate IP coverage of key initiatives
  • Working with and supervising outside counsel, patent professionals, and patent paralegals to obtain strategic patents
  • Conducting patent landscape, freedom to operate, and patentability searches
  • Performing outreach and conducting patent and IP trainings for Walmart personnel

You’ll sweep us off our feet if…  

  • You have experience working with engineers and R&D personnel
  • You have demonstrated ability in executing global filing strategies
  • You have familiarity with IP litigation and IP provisions in tech contracts and agreements
  • You are willing to challenge the status quo
  • You have demonstrated bias towards action and innovation

Benefits & Perks:

Beyond competitive pay, you can receive incentive awards for your performance. Other great perks include 401(k) match, stock purchase plan, paid maternity and parental leave, PTO, multiple health plans, and much more.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Walmart, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer – By Choice. We believe we are best equipped to help our associates, customers and the communities we serve live better when we really know them. That means understanding, respecting and valuing diversity- unique styles, experiences, identities, ideas and opinions – while being inclusive of all people.

Who We Are

Join Walmart and your work could help over 275 million global customers live better every week. Yes, we are the Fortune #1 company. But you’ll quickly find we’re a company who wants you to feel comfortable bringing your whole self to work. A career at Walmart is where the world’s most complex challenges meet a kinder way of life. Our mission spreads far beyond the walls of our stores. Join us and you'll discover why we are a world leader in diversity and inclusion, sustainability, and community involvement. From day one, you’ll be empowered and equipped to do the best work of your life. careers.walmart.com

Minimum Qualifications...

Outlined below are the required minimum qualifications for this position. If none are listed, there are no minimum qualifications.

As permitted by applicable law, provide evidence of full vaccination as defined by CDC guidelines OR secure approval of medical or religious accommodation for the vaccination mandate., Law degree from an accredited law school and 4 years’ experience in law.
License to practice law in at least one state.

Preferred Qualifications...

Outlined below are the optional preferred qualifications for this position. If none are listed, there are no preferred qualifications.

Leading cross-functional teams

Primary Location...

702 SW 8TH ST, BENTONVILLE, AR 72716, United States of America

About Walmart

At Walmart, we help people save money so they can live better. This mission serves as the foundation for every decision we make, from responsible sourcing to sustainability—and everything in between. As a Walmart associate, you will play an integral role in shaping the future of retail, tech, merchandising, finance and hundreds of other industries—all while affecting the lives of millions of customers all over the world. Here, your work makes an impact every day. What are you waiting for?

Walmart, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer- By Choice. We believe we are best equipped to help our associates, customers, and the communities we serve live better when we really know them. That means understanding, respecting, and valuing diversity- unique styles, experiences, identities, abilities, ideas and opinions- while being inclusive of all people.

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All the benefits you need for you and your family

  • Multiple health plan options, including vision & dental plans for you & dependents
  • Financial benefits including 401(k), stock purchase plans, life insurance and more
  • Associate discounts in-store and online
  • Education assistance for Associate and dependents
  • Parental Leave
  • Pay during military service
  • Paid Time off - to include vacation, sick, parental
  • Short-term and long-term disability for when you can't work because of injury, illness, or childbirth

Eligibility requirements apply to some benefits and may depend on your job classification and length of employment. Benefits are subject to change and may be subject to specific plan or program terms. For information about benefits and eligibility, see One.Walmart.com/Benefits.

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