In-House Counsel

Seattle California
Required Experience: 5 year(s)
Employment Type: Full-Time
Salary Range: Not available
Posted 6 days ago
Job Description
K2 Sports, LLC seeks Corporate Counsel with general business expertise. Success in this role requires organizational skills, efficiency, motivation, communication & writing skills, attention to detail, and the ability to handle multiple projects in time sensitive situations.

Essential Job Duties:
• Provide strategic legal advice to K2 executive team and manage company litigations
• Draft, review and negotiate agreements and contracts covering a broad range of business and commercial topics
• Internally manage the trademark portfolio including docketing, managing global watch notices, clearance, prosecution and enforcement
• Lead and guide risk management practices for the organization including insurance related matters and company policies and procedures
• Manage and oversee outside counsel assigned to company legal matters
• Manage legal expenses of the organization
• Conduct legal and regulatory research as needed

Job Requirements
Minimum Qualifications:
• JD with state bar admission (Washington preferred)
• 5+ years of relevant experience
• Experience with intellectual property, contracts, and liability/risk management
• Strong organizational problem-solving and analytical skills
• Sufficient patent knowledge to support the patent portfolio and manage outside resources
• Working knowledge of patent claims
• Ability to successfully handle competing, time-sensitive projects
• Ability to lead network of in-house specialists in other departments (R+D, Sales, Marketing, etc.)
• IP Experience

Desirable Qualifications:
• Previous experience in role requiring high level of integrity and discretion in handling confidential information
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills
• Strong interpersonal and diplomatic skills
• Proven ability to handle multiple projects, prioritize and meet deadlines