BeavertonRecruiter Since 2001
the smart solution for Beaverton jobs

Associate General Counsel, Trademark & Copyright

Company: Nike
Location: Beaverton
Posted on: May 25, 2023

Job Description:

Become a Part of the NIKE, Inc. Team

NIKE, Inc. does more than outfit the world's best athletes. It is a place to explore potential, obliterate boundaries and push out the edges of what can be. The company looks for people who can grow, think, dream and create. Its culture thrives by embracing diversity and rewarding imagination. The brand seeks achievers, leaders and visionaries. At NIKE, Inc. it's about each person bringing skills and passion to a challenging and constantly evolving game.

Innovation is oxygen for NIKE, Inc., and the company depends on its talented, global workforce to breathe originality and curiosity into everything they do. The Nike Advanced Innovation team strives for lighter, faster, bigger, smarter, smaller, more efficient, more sustainable and more personal. They imagine, research, analyze and invent the next industry-changing technology to advance athletic performance. In roles that span research, design, materials and manufacturing, the Advanced Innovation team looks to the future and focuses on making the seemingly impossible, possible.

Nike, Inc., located in Beaverton, OR. Provide trademark and copyright support to Nike marketing, product, design, and innovation organizations across the globe. Advise, counsel, and provide practical and strategic legal advice to business leaders on the adoption, protection, and enforcement of trademarks and copyrights. Lead all aspects of one of NIKE's most valuable assets (its brands), including global trademark portfolio management, clearance and prosecution. Manage trademark enforcement, develop enforcement strategies, negotiate settlement agreements, and lead global opposition and cancellation proceedings. Support transactional IP matters, such as advising and negotiating on license agreements. Counsel on copyright and domain name matters. Work with team in a fast-paced environment and engage with cross-functional teammates and business clients from around the world. Work collaboratively with attorneys and paralegals on the IP team and across the legal team, including those in other geographies, as well as with outside counsel. Counsel business partners on risk and brand strategy, adapting to a variety of communication styles and needs. Active state bar license in a U.S. state bar.

Employer will accept a Juris Doctor and three (3) years of progressive experience in the job offered or legal-related occupation. Experience must include the following:

Trademark and copyright law expert;

Trademark searching and clearance;

Global brand strategy development;

Domestic, international trademark prosecution, enforcement, opposition and cancellation proceedings;

Draft, review, and advise on IP aspects of commercial contracts including license agreements; and

Risk assessment in a rapidly evolving and nuanced area.


NIKE, Inc. is a growth company that looks for team members to grow with it. Nike offers a generous total rewards package, casual work environment, a diverse and inclusive culture, and an electric atmosphere for professional development. No matter the location, or the role, every Nike employee shares one galvanizing mission: To bring inspiration and innovation to every athlete* in the world.

NIKE, Inc. is committed to employing a diverse workforce. Qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, or disability.

Keywords: Nike, Beaverton , Associate General Counsel, Trademark & Copyright, Legal , Beaverton, Oregon

Click here to apply!

Didn't find what you're looking for? Search again!

I'm looking for
in category

Log In or Create An Account

Get the latest Oregon jobs by following @recnetOR on Twitter!

Beaverton RSS job feeds