The Estee Lauder Companies Assistant Counsel II, Trademark in New York, New York
Assistant Counsel II, Trademark
Brand: Estée Lauder Companies
Position based in New York City
Work closely with senior trademark counsel to provide legal advice on all aspects of trademark and copyright law
Review and analyze trademark search reports
Prepare memoranda to clients regarding availability of proposed marks
Review trademark watch notices
Work with senior members of Legal Trademark team on negotiation and drafting of license, co-existence and settlement agreements
Own U.S. prosecution of trademark applications across all ELC brands, including substantive responses to Office Actions
Advise clients on proper usage of trademarks, including potential risks and issues
Manage outside counsel in connection with conflict matters
Advise and consult with clients in all levels of the organization, including senior leadership, to identify critical legal issues, assess potential legal options, and provide individuals and teams with an analysis and range of possible legal solutions, all in the areas of trademark and copyright law
Exercise independent judgment related to company legal matters
The High-Touch Leadership Competencies provide the framework to build and grow the skills, knowledge, and behaviors in each employee to lead from every chair. Everyone is expected to lead in every position. All of the High-Touch Leadership Competencies are important to success. However, in each position there are three competencies that are imperative for job success.
- Thinks Strategically: Takes a broad view of the business, industry, and consumer environment to anticipate
and plan for the future. Identifies the focus and defines where to play, how to win and what capabilities and
management systems are required.
- Builds Collaborative Relationships: Builds relationships based on trust and respect. Promotes the inclusion
of diverse knowledge, skills, and experiences to achieve results.
- Strives for Excellence in Execution: Proactively seeks ways to improve personal and organizational
effectiveness to meet current and future business needs. Learns equally from successes and failures.
Minimum Education level: JD from top law school
Minimum Years of Experience: 5-7 Years
% Travel Time:0-5%
Required Language Proficiency: English
Licenses or Certifications: Admission in good standing to the Bar of the State of New York
Additional Job Specifications (e.g., physical demands, working conditions, equipment/machinery, specific skills, etc.):
JD from a top law school
5-7 years firm experience
2 years in-house experience
Consumer products industry experience preferred
Member of the New York State bar
General knowledge of US and international trademark law, policies, and processes
Ability to form strong relationships with business leaders and serve as a counterpart to the Marketing & Creative Operation teams
Ability to execute in a complex matrixed environment
Primary Location: Americas-US-NY-New York
Job Type: Standard
We are an equal opportunity employer. Minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Job Number: 1821715