NJ Employer Executive Legal Counsel - Intellectual Property in Madison, New Jersey

Requisition 51947Realogy Holdings Corp. is a global leader in residential real estate franchising and brokerage with many of the best-known industry brands including Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate, CENTURY 21, Coldwell Banker, Coldwell Banker Commercial, The Corcoran Group, ERA, Sotheby's International Realty and ZipRealty. Collectively, Realogy's franchise system members operate approximately 14,450 offices with more than 286,500 independent sales associates conducting business in 114 countries and territories around the world.We are currently looking for an Executive Legal Counsel - Intellectual Property to work in our Madison, NJ office.Job Summary:The Executive Legal Counsel - Intellectual Property should have extensive knowledge and command of intellectual property law with a minimum of 6 years experience at a law firm with a notable intellectual property practice, handling all phases of U.S. and international trademark clearance, prosecution and protection. Position will help oversee the maintenance of the Company's intellectual property portfolio, including trademarks, copyrights, patents and domains on a worldwide basis. Fast paced, collegial environment in which to handle a variety of legal issues in the real estate industry.Key Task and Responsibilities:-Handle a wide variety of intellectual property matters, including domestic and international trademark prosecution and infringement issues, resolving infringement disputes, and drafting and negotiating agreements.- Advise as to clearance, registration and enforcement of trademarks, copyrights and other intellectual property rights.- Oversee intellectual property litigation, trademark cancellations and oppositions. Draft and review legal documents related to intellectual property matters.- Coordinate and work closely with members of various business divisions and other in-house and outside counsel on intellectual property issues.- Clearly translate into lay terms and effectively communicate the legal conditions which affect business opportunities and problems.- Actively police trademark portfolio and send cease and desist letters as necessary.Qualifications:- J.D. from accredited ABA law school, with NY or NJ Bar Admission required- Minimum 6 years experience in a role specializing in Intellectual Property- Experience in general corporate and commercial matters a plus- International and domestic trademark prosecution & maintenance experience- Experience with USPTO eTEAS- Experience with copyright issues, domains and social media is strongly preferred- Excellent verbal and written communication and strong interpersonal skills- Detail-oriented, versatile, and able to work independently and autonomously with limited supervision; work well in a team environment; be able to multi-task & handle a large workload- Computer-literate & competent with online research tools & electronic databases; proficient in Microsoft Office; experience with CPI a plusTo learn more about Realogy and the accomplishments of our brands, logon to www.realogy.comRealogy Holdings Corp. and its subsidiaries are committed to diversity.EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability#LI-CH1-PRIHTF1VEVRAA Federal ContractorRequest Priority Protected Veteran ReferralsEOE -Veteran /Disabled/Minority/AA/F/M/SO