1+ months

Senior Counsel, IP Litigation

Green Oaks, IL 60048

At Abbott, we're committed to helping people live their best possible life through the power of health. For more than 125 years, we've brought new products and technologies to the world -- in nutrition, diagnostics, medical devices and branded generic pharmaceuticals -- that create more possibilities for more people at all stages of life. Today, 99,000 of us are working to help people live not just longer, but better, in the more than 150 countries we serve.

Primary Job Function:

This position is responsible for supporting an exciting variety of complex intellectual property litigation matters both inside and outside of the U.S. including, patent and trademark matters. 

Core Job Responsibilities:
  • Develop successful litigation strategies
  • Direct the work of outside counsel in routine and complex litigation with minimal supervision
  • Develop and maintain case budgets
  • Counsel clients in all areas of the business and at all levels of management on legal issues, including creative approaches to dispute resolution
  • Identify complex legal issues related to assigned matter; develop alternative solutions
  • Represent Abbott externally to customers, suppliers, competitors or government agencies; resolve legal issues using negotiation skills and legal expertise
  • Work with clients and lawyers in other areas to resolve complex legal issues on cross-functional projects
  • Coach and direct assigned support staff in their responsibilities

    Minimum Qualifications:

    Candidates must possess a JD degree and have or be able to obtain appropriate licensure to practice law in Illinois.

    Minimum Experience:
    • 7+ years of experience
    • Consistently responsible for moderately complex litigation with minimal supervision
    • Experience in representing ¬†medical device, pharmaceutical and/or nutritional industries is desirable but not required
      Job Family: Operations & Business Support
      Division: GENC General Counsel
      Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time
      Medical Surveillance: No
      Significant Work Activities: Continuous sitting for prolonged periods (more than 2 consecutive hours in an 8 hour day)


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