Senior Legal Counsel IP (H/M) de 7-12 años experiencia

Madrid Permanente Remoto / híbrido

Actualizado el 13/07/2023

  • Multinacional Vinculada Sector Aeronáutico
  • Senior Legal Counsel IP (H/M) de 7-12 años experiencia

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Our company is a world leader in the global aerospace industry. It is currently the ninth largest aircraft engine and components company in the world by revenue.

its key activities include design, research, development, manufacturing, assembly and testing of aeronautical modules and engines. It also provides MRO services for a wide range of engines for regional airlines, business aviation, helicopters, industrial and defense applications.

We are a team of bright, creative and agile people. We work with passion, ethics, and respect, creating an inspiring work environment where every team member can grow and thrive. Our ultimate goal is not only to be excellent but also to be bold and a driving force for progress in the face of a changing world. We aim to surpass standards of excellence delivering the highest quality legal advice. We work closely with the business, ensuring that our strategies align with the changing challenges and opportunities in the aerospace industry. We also seek to grow our team in both capacity and excellence; hence why you are reading this.


The successful candidate will have now, or have the ability quickly to develop:

Leadership and project management skills to identify and categorize the company's IP.

Legal and technological acumen to then determine and advise how best to protect the IP, such as by patent, trade secret, trademark, or other means.

Strategize with the businesses, and especially with engineering and marketing, on an overall IP strategic vision, the interpersonal skills to gain support for that vision, and then formulate a plan.

Have the project management skills to make sure the plan is executed, followed, and realized -- all with the right metrics to achieve and demonstrate success.

Drafting and negotiation of contracts and licenses related to intellectual property in all areas, both from the point of view of the company as licensor or licensee; Analytical and Strategic thinking; Ability to integrate in a large, international organization; ability to identify risks and mitigating alternatives; Organization skills; ability to manage several projects at the same time; Commitment and responsibility; Initiative/proactivity/creativity; Achievement/objective/solutions-oriented mindset.

Other activitiesRelations with patent and trademark agents and collaboration in the preparation and filing of applications with the corresponding engineering offices; Preparation, monitoring and coordination of intellectual/industrial property claim procedures; Collaboration with other areas in the group's business development projects and any kind of agreements relating IP matters; Legal advice on copyright and patent protection; Definition of the IP protection strategy in collaboration with the engineering area.

That is the core of the position.

Perfil Buscado (H/M/D)

Bachelor degree in Law

Master's degree in commercial law desirable

Deep knowledge and experience of IP and practices within common law jurisdictions

Years of experience a minimum of 10 years in legal and commercial contracts, preferably with minimum 5 years of working in the industrial sector.

Fluency in English

Other Skills:

Other attributes include:

Teamwork: good interpersonal skills, working well with others, and diplomatic firmness. Ability to take strong positions but also good listening skills and an open mind to the views of others.

Leadership: the skills to make decisions on what makes sense of the company to maximize value now and into the future, both at the macro and micro level.

Business Sense: the successful lawyer will understand not just the law but also take time to understand the business, and then make decisions, take positions, and propose plans to maximize the value of legal and business dynamics.

Organization: This position requires strong organization, planning and follow-up skills. If you prefer to stay in your office and not engage with others, do not apply. If you like dealing hands-on with engineers, executives, and other business people, and also making detailed plans and making sure they are followed, you should apply.

Legal skills: You need to know IP laws well. That is a given.

Intellectual curiosity: You should enjoy learning: about the business, future technical applications, adjacent businesses and uses, how and when laws change, and their application (including compliance and value maximization).

Good communication: Success requires good communication with others. See also above on teamwork, leadership,…etc.

Integrity, ethics and and reliability.

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