Intellectual Property Counsel at Mary K Inc

Mary K Inc


Mid Level

Dallas, TX, USA

Not defined

09 Nov → 09 Dec

Job Description

Looking for a career where you can make a difference? At Mary Kay we are committed to enriching the lives of women and their families around the world, we offer careers with unlimited opportunities to do something beautiful every day. More than 5,000 employees work in locations around the world. They provide the products, marketing and other support to millions of Independent Beauty Consultants (IBCs) who work as independent contractors, selling our products directly to consumers in nearly 40 markets on five continents.

Responsible for working with the Intellectual Property (IP) team to help manage all aspects of Mary Kay’s global trademark portfolio, trademark/IP counseling and education, copyright matters, domain name and Internet enforcement, and trademark enforcement, including anti-counterfeiting. Assist with management of the global patent portfolio, including responsibility for prosecuting global design patents. Works with the Legal group and business clients to provide advice, counseling and assistance on various IP-related matters, both domestically and internationally, and prepares relevant contracts, reports and legal analysis.

Job Responsibilities

  • Responsible for helping manage day-to-day activities of Mary Kay’s global trademark portfolio, including domestic and international clearance, filing, prosecution, maintenance, enforcement and defense
  • Will help coordinate and manage an extensive international network of foreign IP counsel and other professional service providers to ensure that proper action is taken in international markets to obtain, maintain, protect and enforce Company trademarks, service marks, patents and other IP assets
  • Assists in coordinating and directing the efforts of IP paralegals and staff in carrying out various IP responsibilities including patent and trademark clearance, prosecution and enforcement, licensing, copyright prosecution, internet enforcement, IP reporting, docketing, among other responsibilities
  • Responsible for investigating, preparing and handling internet and domain name enforcement matters such as UDRP and other administrative enforcement filings to protect the Mary Kay brand and associated IP. Assists with all aspects of TTAB actions and litigation involving IP matters, including claim analysis, preparation of and response to pleadings and discovery

Requirements / Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree and law degrees (LLM or JD) plus

  • Must be a member in good standing of at least one state bar

  • Experience: 2-6 years of IP/Trademark attorney experience with emphasis on trademarks and copyright prosecution experience; patent experience a plus

  • Have experience managing domestic and international trademark portfolios, including clearance, counseling, prosecution, conflicts and enforcement matters, as well as domain name and internet enforcement, social media and online brand enforcement, anti-counterfeiting and design prosecution

Benefits/What We offer

  • A comprehensive health plan which includes medical, dental, and vision with low premiums

  • 401(k) plan

  • A generous profit-sharing program

  • Free access to on-site fitness center and on-site clinic

How To Apply

Apply through LegalJobs.

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