Intellectual Property Transactions Attorney Tue Sep 24 02:00:00 CDT 2019 Providence, RI 549041900 11107 Corporate 1 Employee <p><span style="font-size: 14px;"><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;">At Hasbro, we embrace the unique skills, experiences, talents and perspectives of our global workforce which, combined with our culture of curiosity and innovation, generates the best ideas. We live our values of Community, Passion, Integrity and Creativity, and we&rsquo;re committed to giving our 5,000+ employees opportunities to build their individual capabilities, balance work and life, deliver excellence through team work and thrive personally. This enables us to deliver results in all aspects of our business.</span></span></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><span style="font-size: 14px;"><span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;"><b>Have you ever dreamed of jumping into action beside Optimus Prime, dancing through the day with Pinkie Pie, or fighting side by side with G.I Joe? </b></span></span></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><span style="font-size: 14px;"><span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;">Hasbro is looking for an attorney with 4-7 years of experience to work in a fast-paced, collegial environment for one of the world&rsquo;s most ethical companies (Ethisphere.com) and a leader in branded-entertainment. This position presents an outstanding opportunity for you to support Hasbro&rsquo;s Global Consumer Products business, which is currently ranked as the 5th largest licensing business globally (Licenseglobal.com). You will also support the global brand marketing and design and development groups, with a focus on intellectual property transactions. The successful candidate will possess both transactional and intellectual property experience and a strong enthusiasm to work in a high-energy, high-volume, team-oriented environment. This role requires a robust background in contract drafting, as well as strong negotiation skills, superior analytical and organizational abilities, creative and pragmatic problem-solving approaches and a willingness to stay abreast of legal developments in licensing and intellectual property. Strong interpersonal skills, a sense of humor, and the ability to work with other department members and company clients are a must.</span></span></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><span style="font-size: 14px;"><span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;"><b>A day in the life as an IP Transactions Attorney:</b></span></span></p> <ul> <li><span style="font-size: 14px;"><span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;">You will negotiate and draft a variety of out-license agreements for third party uses of Hasbro&rsquo;s intellectual property rights, including in connection with a wide variety of consumer products, retail venues, food/beverage service companies, publishing, and live entertainment events.</span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 14px;"><span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;">Negotiate and draft a variety of in-license agreements granting Hasbro the right to use various third party intellectual property rights, including characters, rights of publicity/endorsements/sponsorships, brands, copyrights, trademarks, patents, and technology.</span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 14px;"><span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;">You will advise on, negotiate and draft non-disclosure agreements.</span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 14px;"><span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;">You will partner with clients to proactively identify and further business strategies in complex, quick-moving transactions and advise them from deal conception to closing.</span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 14px;"><span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;">Provide client education and training on relevant legal topics.</span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 14px;"><span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;">You will partner with other attorneys and paralegals globally on group/departmental and/or ad hoc projects as required.</span></span></li> </ul> <p>&nbsp;</p> <h2><span style="font-size: 14px;"><span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;"><b>What you&#39;ll bring:</b></span></span></h2> <ul> <li><span style="font-size: 14px;"><span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;">J.D. from accredited law school, excellent academic credentials.</span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 14px;"><span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;">Bar membership in good standing.</span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 14px;"><span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;">4-6 years of relevant experience in a law firm and/or in-house law department.</span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 14px;"><span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;">Experience negotiating and drafting a variety of intellectual property transactions.</span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 14px;"><span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;">Licensing experience is a significant plus, whether representing licensors or licensees, and whether involving characters, brands, copyrights, trademarks, patents, technology, hardware and/or software.</span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 14px;"><span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;">Consumer products related advertising and digital marketing law experience is a plus.</span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 14px;"><span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;">Ability to engage in practical evaluations and explanations of risks and engage in collaborative problem-solving.</span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 14px;"><span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;">Understanding of intellectual property laws and issues, especially copyright, trademark and rights of publicity (but patent also a plus).</span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 14px;"><span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;">Flexibility and willingness to seek out and learn new technologies, practice management improvements and to implement knowledge-sharing practices.</span></span></li> </ul>

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Date: Sep 24, 2019