Corporate IP Counsel – GKN Automotive


Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide legal support for IP terms of any contracts or term & conditions as part of general legal reviews.
  • Lead the drafting and negotiation of any IP agreements with the support of the Chief IP Counsel.
  • Attend to legal formalities with patent documents – assignments, recordation, etc. – Notary Public preferred.
  • Review all requests for confidentiality agreements in the region and coordinate a global process and contract management protocols.
  • Participate in the Trademark Committee and support management of the GKN Trademark portfolio and GKN Automotive Trademark portfolio via external trademark attorneys.
  • Support and advise from a legal perspective on any IP disputes, litigation or licenses.
  • Manage external law firms where appropriate and approved by Chief IP Counsel.

Qualifications / Experience:

  • Juris Doctorate degree (obtained or in-process)
  • Undergraduate degree in business, marketing, HR, economics, engineering or other relevant degree
  • 1+ years relevant experience gained in professional office or law firm
  • Ability to quickly learn new concepts and apply practical legal analysis to commercial and IP issues
  • Must be fluent in English
  • Must be able to work and travel independently

Apply Online HERE

Jennifer Brumbaugh
GKN Automotive
Auburn Hills, MI
Phone: 248-296-7716

Expires on - 11/30/2023