Corporate Counsel, Intellectual Property

Northrop Grumman
Falls Church, VA
Sep 13, 2021
Sep 15, 2021
Accountant, IT
Full Time
Category: Legal and RegulatoryLocation: Falls Church - VA, United States of AmericaCitizenship Required: United States CitizenshipClearance Type: NoneTelecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this positionShift: 1st Shift (United States of America)Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the TimePositions Available: 1At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems that impact people's lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our pioneering and inventive spirit has enabled us to be at the forefront of many technological advancements in our nation's history - from the first flight across the Atlantic Ocean, to stealth bombers, to landing on the moon. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have fun along the way. Our culture thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work "A cents € and we have an insatiable drive to do what others think is impossible. Our employees are not only part of history, they're making history.Specific responsibilities include:Collaborating with and advising law department colleagues, business partners, and management on a wide range of complex IP issuesApplying expertise in government contract IP matters, commercial transactions, IP licensing, managing patent and trademark portfolios, and managing IP enforcement actions, including managing outside counselLeading development and implementation of IP strategy in priority areasDevelop understanding of Company and Sector's business and technology strategies, with deeper knowledge in key technology areasHighly-motivated individual with strong analytical skills, strategic thinking, judgment, sense of accountability, integrity and a record of managing complex intellectual property mattersAbility to provide accurate, timely, and pragmatic adviceExcellent oral and written communication skillsAbility to work in a collaborative and inclusive environment, with the ability to engage and motivate others through thought leadershipStrong time-management and organizational skills, responsiveness, and a demonstrated ability to balance multiple competing prioritiesBasic Qualifications:Juris Doctor degree and Bachelor's degree in a relevant scientific fieldActive state bar membership and registration to practice before the United States Patent and Trademark Office7+ years IP experience in a law firm, government, or as in-house counselExperience in intellectual property-related transactions and negotiations, and/or protecting and enforcing intellectual property rights including patents, trade secrets, data, software, trademarks, and copyrightsActive US Security Clearance or ability to obtain one Preferred Qualifications:Significant experience with US government contract intellectual property regulations (FAR and DFARS) and complex issues relating to technical data and computer softwareExperience with international intellectual property issues and transactionsExperience developing and managing global intellectual property portfoliosSalary Range: 188320 - 282480Employees may be eligible for a discretionary bonus in addition to base pay. Annual bonuses are designed to reward individual contributions as well as allow employees to share in company results. Employees in Vice President or Director positions may be eligible for Long Term Incentives. In addition, Northrop Grumman provides a variety of benefits including health insurance coverage, life and disability insurance, savings plan, Company paid holidays and paid time off (PTO) for vacation and/or personal business.Northrop Grumman is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. For our complete EEO/AA and Pay Transparency statement, please visit US Citizenship is required for most positions.