Sr. Intellectual Property Counsel

NuVasive
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Type

Executive / senior industry position

Minimum Level of Education Required: Bachelors Degree

Percentage of Travel: Up to 10%

Location: CA - San Diego

Job Description

The laser focus on innovation at NuVasive demands a resourceful, responsive, hard-charging, proactive, adaptable, and dedicated individual.  Our Team strives to be the consummate business partner with particular attention to innovation capture, risk assessment, and best-in-class processes and procedures.  In this role, you will develop and maintain company intellectual property protections and processes, including patent applications, trade secrets, trademarks, copyrights, licensing and research agreements, publications and intellectual property aspects of contracts and agreements.

Essential Responsibilities

  • Maintain docket and drive patent prosecution (all handled in-house)
  • Conduct freedom-to-operate analysis and effectively communicate results to leadership
  • Think strategically in developing the US and international patent portfolio
  • Drive business engagement and strive to become a key business resource
  • Perform patentability studies and provide actionable analysis
  • Conduct brainstorming sessions for the purpose of generating IP
  • Provide analysis of competitor IP and landscape analysis
  • Provide trademark legal support to business partners
  • Provide legal support in contract related matters
  • Support M&A activities
  • Conduct IP training for various groups across NuVasive

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical Engineering, Process Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Computer Science, Physics, or related field from an accredited university or college
  • Juris Doctor (J.D.) with 6-8 years of experience (law firm and in-house experience preferred)
  • Registered patent attorney
  • Resourceful and capable of working individually as well as part of a team
  • Accountability for quality of work 
  • Energetic and dedicated to our purpose
  • Strong business acumen
  • Intellectually curious
  • Strong verbal and excellent written communication skills for efficient interaction with a large variety of internal or external interface partners on with different backgrounds
  • Sense of humor – we work hard but like to have fun

*LI-AH1NuVasive is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. The “EEO is the Law” poster options are available here. About NuVasiveNuVasive, Inc. (NASDAQ: NUVA) is the leader in spine technology innovation, focused on transforming spine surgery and beyond with minimally disruptive, procedurally integrated solutions designed to deliver reproducible and clinically-proven surgical outcomes. The Company's portfolio includes access instruments, implantable hardware, biologics, software systems for surgical planning, navigation and imaging solutions, magnetically adjustable implant systems for spine and orthopedics, and intraoperative monitoring service offerings. With more than $1 billion in revenues, NuVasive has approximately 2,600 employees and operates in more than 50 countries serving surgeons, hospitals and patients. For more information, please visit www.nuvasive.com.

NuVasive is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. The “EEO is the Law” poster options are available here. Nuvasive is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. If you are an individual with a disability who requires reasonable accommodation to complete any part of our application process, including the use of this website, please contact us at careers@nuvasive.com.

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San Diego , United States