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P&G is seeking a hardworking and experienced Intellectual Property attorney to join its Legal organization at its Gillette Headquarters in Boston. The selected attorney will be a strategic partner to the business in the creation and protection of global intellectual property assets for the Gillette brands. Key aspects of the role include IP strategy development, preparation and prosecution of global patent applications, creation and negotiation of IP-related agreements (e.g., non-disclosure agreements and joint development agreements), freedom-to-practice assessments, enforcement and due diligence. The role may additionally include advertising and brand equity protection aspects. P&G attorneys work directly with clients to solve problems creatively and determine how best to manage the client’s legal needs across critically important, as well as challenging and rapidly evolving, legal spaces. The position requires strong cross-team collaboration and coordination with business clients, multi-functional partners, and legal colleagues. While the position currently being filled is located in Boston joining our current team of three attorneys, there could be opportunity for a future rotation in the Legal Division at P&G’s corporate headquarters in Cincinnati, Ohio.


Qualifications

Requirements (skills / experiences) for the role:

A successful candidate must have: § Three to ten years of experience with a law firm, in-house, government or other legal department. § A J.D. with outstanding academic performance, with moot court, law review or judicial clerkships preferred § Excellent written and verbal communication skills, and very strong problem-solving skills. § Track record of success in professional and personal activities. § Proven leadership as well as the ability to work as a member of a team, both with business clients and within the Legal organization. § Membership in at least one state bar, with the ability to become a member of the Ohio bar. P&G looks for well-rounded men and women, with leadership skills, vision and energy and offers an outstanding work environment, along with a competitive compensation and benefits package. P&G is an Equal Opportunity Employer and values diversity in its workforce.


We want you to know:


We are committed to providing equal opportunities in employment. We value diversity and do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.


All will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, marital status, citizenship, HIV/AIDS status or any other legally protected factor.


Immigration sponsorship is not available for this position, except in rare situations based on Procter & Gamble's sole discretion. Applicants for U.S. based positions are eligible to work in the U.S. without the need for current or future sponsorship. We do not sponsor for permanent residency. Any exceptions are based on the Company's specific business needs at the time and place of recruitment as well as the particular qualifications of the individual.


Procter & Gamble participates in e-verify as required by law.


Qualified individuals will not be disadvantaged based on being unemployed.

Job locations:
Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Job Type: Full-time Req No: LGL00000644
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