Assistant General Counsel at KPMG



Mid Level

McLean, VA, USA

Not defined

12 Nov → 12 Dec

Job Description

KPMG is currently seeking an Assistant General Counsel, Intellectual Property (IP) to join our existing IP and Technology group within the Firm’s Office of General Counsel.



Job Responsibilities

  • Identify and evaluate KPMG’s intellectual assets to determine the most suitable way to safeguard them – i.e. statutory protections patents, copyrights, trademarks, trade secrets, contractual restrictions or operational protections
  • Develop and implement (with the aid of other specialists) applicable IP protections
  • Consult with senior leaders and inventors within the firm to provide advice and guidance as to numerous IP related topics such as misappropriation, infringement, monetization, reputational enhancement and divestiture
  • Work with the litigation group to evaluate potential claims and enforce KPMG’s IP rights and counseling on the legal issues associated with the implementation of negotiated contractual term

Requirements / Qualifications

  • Minimum six years of recent experience counseling clients on intellectual property issues at a leading law firm and/or in-house legal department

  • J.D. or LL.M for an accredited law school and licensed to practice law in New York, Washington DC, Virginia or Pennsylvania

  • Client-service orientation with the ability to create effective working relationships cross-functionally, including interfacing with internal and external stakeholders on legal

  • Ability to manage multiple projects and meet deadlines with consistently high-quality work product in a fast-paced environment

Benefits/What We offer

  • Health Insurance

How To Apply

Apply through LegalJobs.

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