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Global Legal Network (GLN) is a group of professionals operating globally from 10 countries. It provides a broad spectrum of differentiated services - focused on delivering value and innovation. We partner with Legal teams across Accenture to build efficiencies and centres of excellence related to Legal services; and through our size, geographic spread and language diversity, the Global Legal Network is able to drive quality, agility and speed in our services, aligned to Accenture’s relentless focus on maximum efficiency and operational effectiveness.

CORE and Global Services (CGS) is a group of legal professionals working and supporting different legal areas such as Compliance, Regulatory Offerings, Ethics, Procurement, Corporate Matters, and the Services Areas aligned with the new offerings and technologies such as Strategy & Consulting, Interactive, Technology, Security, Intellectual Property (IP) and Operations.

Intellectual Property Role Summary The IP team helps our business and legal teams identify, understand, and solve a wide variety of issues and questions associated with several IP aspects, including Open Source Software (OSS), Trademarks & domain names, Clean Teams, Patents, Copyrights, Trade Secrets and Venture & Acquisitions (V&A) that commonly arise in our business. The IP team works directly with business leaders and innovators to shape Accenture´s Product strategy and help our mission to protect Accenture’s IP. The candidate for this role will be a valuable partner to our business by helping to develop and implement firm-wide IP strategic initiatives, policies, best practices, and training to minimize risk and maximize business outcomes.



Requisitos

Specific Responsibilities aligned to Role:

  • Conduct pre-filing searches of trademark databases for identical or highly similar marks in order to assess the risk of a likelihood of confusion/refusal by Patent & Trademark offices.
  • Support the Trademark team for domain onboarding and registration.
  • Monitor over 500 domains several times per quarter in order to detect improper usage of Accenture trademarks and escalate to the Trademark Leads in case of infringing use of Accenture´s name or logo or offending content associated with Accenture.
  • Analyze and propose solutions to mid-complexity contract issues associated with Trademarks and business scenarios.
  • Independently handle the communication with internal clients, business teams and  stakeholders on various legal matters.
  • Maintain contract compliance in line with company policies and procedures and ensure issues are identified and resolved.
  • Support deal shaping opportunities for specific deals, consulting as necessary.
  • Require approvals when needed - in particular, ensuring that all stakeholders are fully informed and engaged on a timely basis with the process and associated responsibilities.
  • Execute tasks with autonomy and good judgement, independently providing effective solutions to encountered complexities and providing error-free work results.
  • Perform research of laws and regulations or technical aspects applicable to assigned requests.
  • Lead specific ad-hoc projects, coordinating team members and aligning with other areas.

Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Law and/or Intellectual Property Agent (specialization in technology legal and/or Intellectual Property is a plus)

Work Experience:

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience at law firm or as in-house Counsel (from the Intellectual Property Trademarks department/area)

Work Requirements:

  • Advanced or Native English with strong oral and written communication skills.

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