Lead Counsel I - Intellectual Property Litigation

Lead Counsel I - Intellectual Property Litigation

  • Location BENTONVILLE, AR
  • Career Area Legal, Compliance and Ethics
  • Job Function -
  • Employment Type Regular/Permanent
  • Position Type Salary
  • Requisition WD187451

What you'll do at

Join the Litigation team to advise business partners and leadership about legal rights, obligations and risks while developing Intellectual Property (IP) litigation strategies to respond to IP legal issues for the world’s largest retailer. The Lead Counsel I, Intellectual Property Litigation role is critical to mitigate corporate risk by managing an IP portfolio of litigation and pre-litigation matters, and reviewing company policies and practices related to IP litigation and appeals. You will manage and strategize with outside counsel while developing insurance and indemnification strategies for intellectual property matters to mitigate legal and business risk. You’ll make an impact by:  Leading and implementing strategies for the Company’s IP litigation portfolio Developing business best practices and procedures that will mitigate corporate risk Directing the budget process for IP litigation by continuous review of spend (including outside counsel and vendors) Identifying the need for legal support for business transactions and projects Collaborating with internal and external stakeholders You’ll sweep us off our feet if…  You’re a subject matter expert in all areas of IP litigation (patent, trade secrets, trademarks and copyright) You have first chair trial experience, particularly in patent litigation You’re process-minded and look for opportunities to streamline for improved efficiency and effectiveness You have strong communication skills to interact with senior leadership, business stakeholders and outside counsel You have experience leading cross-functional teams Minimum Qualifications...Outlined below are the required minimum qualifications for this position. If none are listed, there are no minimum qualifications. Minimum Qualifications Law degree from an accredited law school and 6 years’ experience in law. 2 years’ experience leading cross-functional teams. Preferred Qualifications...Outlined below are the optional preferred qualifications for this position. If none are listed, there are no preferred qualifications. License to practice law in at least one state

Minimum Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications Law degree from an accredited law school and 6 years’ experience in law. 2 years’ experience leading cross-functional teams.

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?

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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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