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Senior Counsel, Intellectual Property

Company: Verra -Mobility -
Location: Mesa
Posted on: January 19, 2023

Job Description:

Who we are...
Verra Mobility is a global leader in smart mobility. We develop technology-enabled solutions that help the world move safely and easily. We are fostering the development of safe cities, working with police departments and municipalities to install over 4,000 red-light, speed, and school bus stop arm safety cameras across North America. We are also creating smart roadways, serving the world's largest commercial fleets and rental car companies to manage tolling transactions and violations for over 8.5 million vehicles. And we are a leading provider of connected systems, processing nearly 165 million transactions each year across 50+ individual tolling authorities. -
Position Overview
Verra Mobility seeks an experienced intellectual property attorney to develop, manage, grow and protect Verra Mobility assets. - The Senior Counsel, Intellectual Property reports to the Deputy General Counsel, Corporate & Securities and serves the corporation and its business units in all intellectual property matters. This role is responsible for developing, implementing and managing a comprehensive intellectual property program. -A high degree of subject matter expertise, accuracy, attention to detail, timeliness, excellent communication skills, planning, minimal supervision, and the ability to manage a dynamic and shifting workload are required to be successful in this position.
Essential Responsibilities


  • Manage Verra Mobility's growing IP portfolio, including patents, trademarks, trade secrets, copyright and other intellectual property rights.
  • Develop, implement, and manage a comprehensive intellectual property program for patents, trademarks, trade secrets, copyright and other intellectual property rights.
  • Provide timely advice to the company with regard patentability of new technologies.
  • Assist with IP due diligence and deal negotiations in mergers and acquisitions.
  • Draft, revise and/or advise on various information technology agreements such as SaaS, cloud, service, software license, and procurement, and other corporate commercial agreements as necessary.
  • Provide advice on the protection of Verra Mobility in IP disputes, contracts, and litigation.
  • Advise on offensive and defensive patent strategies as it relates to emerging technologies and competitors.
  • In coordination with corporate or business unit product and marketing teams, advise on trademarks and conduct trademark research.
  • Manage outside IP counsel.
  • Advise company and business units on emerging and important IP matters.

    Qualifications

    • Law degree (J.D.) from ABA-accredited institution and active membership in at least one US State Bar.
    • At least five (5) years' experience in a corporate law department or law firm advising on IP and patent matters.
    • Practical business judgment and excellent communication skills.
    • Track record of learning quickly, taking initiative, being resourceful and taking on additional responsibility.
    • Great attention to detail.
    • Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment and adjust to changing workloads to ensure timely results.
    • Self-motivated with ability to prioritize multiple activities simultaneously.

      Aligned with Verra Mobility Values: -

      • Do What's Right - We're committed to doing the right thing for each other and for our customers - integrity is our DNA.
      • Lead With Grace - We embrace the importance of our colleagues and customers and always treat them with kindness and grace.
      • Own It - We foster a culture of accountability and excellence, where going the extra mile is standard practice.
      • Win Together - We are ambitious and like to win, but we know we win more when we include others and work together.

Keywords: Verra -Mobility -, Mesa , Senior Counsel, Intellectual Property, Legal , Mesa, Arizona

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