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Associate General Counsel - Minnetonka, MN

UnitedHealth Group

Minnetonka, MN
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Associate General Counsel - Minnetonka, MN(Job Number:730160)

Bring us your experience, your head for strategy, your strength with relationships and your eye for opportunity. In return we offer an unmatched place to grow and develop your career among a richly diverse group of businesses driven by the power and stability of a leading health care organization. Come help us heal and strengthen the health care system as you do your life's best work.(sm)

Positions in this function provide legal advice and services on issues concerning the rights, obligations, risks and privileges of the organization. Protect the organization's rights in contract negotiations, settlements and litigation. Acquire deep knowledge of the industry and the specific business practices of this particular business within UnitedHealth Group so as to best advise senior business leaders. Provides a full range of legal advice and services and may specialize in one of more areas such as mergers and acquisitions, transactional work, commercial law, contracts law, benefit law, insurance law, regulatory and compliance.

Reporting to the Senior Associate General Counsel / Intellectual Property, the Associate General Counsel is responsible for assisting the legal team with all matters related to intellectual property. This position will be heavy on trademark advice, clearance, prosecution, and maintenance; copyright advice, and related enforcement. The Associate General Counsel is required to provide high quality service to internal clients on all assigned trademark, patent, copyright, and domain name matters; work closely with legal counsel in the enforcement of company intellectual property rights; coordinate with and providing support to internal/external counsel, team paralegals, and a wide-range of internal company personnel. As a member of the corporate legal team, this attorney will be expected to work in a team-oriented, results-driven practice group which works collaboratively with its clients on complex legal matters.

Primary Responsibilities:
  • Work with internal clients to address IP needs of the enterprise
  • Manage trademark prosecution process, clearance of new marks, and trademark maintenance deadlines in connection with IP paralegals
  • Conduct initial investigations into possible infringements and enforce company IP rights as necessary, handle incoming IP demands as they arise
  • Advise on copyright related matters including copyright registrations and copyright permission requests
  • Assist with domain registrations, gTLD strategy, and domain related enforcement matters (UDRPs and takedowns)
  • Conduct legal review of marketing and advertising materials
  • Create and maintain internal processes, procedures, and tools, such as playbooks and checklists
  • Provide training and support on legal issues and developments
  • Manage intake and onboarding of acquired IP portfolios
  • Manage outside counsel

Job Legal Counsel
Primary Location US-MN-Minnetonka
Other Location 
Organization Litigation, Technology, IP
Schedule Full-time
Number of Openings 1
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UnitedHealth Group is the most diversified health care company in the United States and a leader worldwide in helping people live healthier lives and helping to make the health system work better for everyone.

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