Major Lindsey & Africa (“MLA”) has been exclusively retained by dormakaba Group (“dormakaba”) to conduct a search for a US Patent Counsel (“Counsel”) . Please do not contact the Company directly; all resumes will be routed back to MLA and will create delays. Overview: The role will serve as the primary patent attorney for the U.S. He/she will be responsible for patent portfolio assessment, strategy and plan development, and executing the plan in collaboration with the key stakeholders across the U.S. platform of businesses. Meeting with internal clients to assess needs and expectations will be critically important for ongoing success in this position. The position will report to the VP, Group Patents, and will involve significant interaction/collaboration with him and his team in Germany, as well as other leaders globally. Company: dormakaba Group is one of the top three companies in the global market for access and security solutions. With strong brands such as Dorma, Kaba and BEST Access Solutions, Inc. in the Company’s portfolio, they are a single source for products, solutions, and services related to doors and secure access to buildings and rooms. dormakaba Group is being represented globally in over 130 countries by its own activities and numerous cooperation partners. dormakaba Group is listed at the SIX Swiss exchange, is headquartered in Rümlang (Zurich / Switzerland) and generated in financial year 2015/2016 a turnover of over CHF 2.3 billion with around 16,000 employees. Compensation: Competitive. Location: Indianapolis, IN. Relocation: Yes Experience: The successful candidate will have 5+ years of experience as a US patent attorney, preferably as in-house counsel. He/She will have a demonstrated record of providing business with practicable advice that blends legal experience with an understanding and appreciation of business objectives.
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