Role details

In-House Counsel (Commercial Contracts, IP)

Parsippany-Troy Hills   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Opportunity to join a growing CPG organization!
  • Commercial contracts and IP experience required

About Our Client

Leading consumer products company.

Job Description

Daily Responsibilities:

  • Negotiate, prepare and draft a variety of contracts including, but not limited to, product-licensing agreements, television-production agreements, legal-settlement agreements, product-distribution agreements, manufacturing agreements and talent agreements
  • Manage all aspects of company's intellectual-property rights portfolio (i.e. Trademarks, Copyrights and Patents)
  • Coordinate all new trademark and patent searches
  • Policing and enforcement of company's intellectual properties, including preparation and service of cease & desist notifications through follow-through thereafter
  • Review and approve marketing materials, for regulatory compliance
  • Organize and manage all legal files and required follow-up
  • Manage all on-going legal matters and appraise senior management of developments while making recommendations for courses of action
  • Coordinate all aspects of litigation matters
  • Manage corporate response and compliance with legal regulatory matters and government bodies
  • Manage company's external legal resources including relationship management through approval of work and billing

The Successful Applicant


  • J.D. Degree from an ABA-accredited law school, and admission to New Jersey State Bar
  • Five to ten years of related corporate legal experience; preferably with a consumer-packaged goods company, retail-store chain, mail-order catalog, or home-shopping channel
  • Well-rounded understanding of intellectual-properties law
  • Strong negotiation and drafting skills
  • Ability to understand complex matters and explain in simplistic terms
  • Detail oriented with a strong sense of urgency
  • Ability to consistently deliver quality, timely results while working on multiple projects
  • Solid interpersonal and oral and written communication skills

What's on Offer

Base salary, benefit package.

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