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GC IP Paralegal

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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, it’s about each person bringing skills and passion to a challenging and constantly evolving game.

Nike, Inc.’s rapid pace of innovation demands a Legal team that is always on the offense. And they’re always on their game – with the mission to advance and guide Nike’s business through innovative, offense-minded counsel. Nike attorneys, paralegals and other specialists in law provide inventive approaches and superior counsel to Nike’s global business. As Nike changes the future of sport, the Nike Legal team drives competition, ingenuity and integrity in the marketplace.

  • Assist global IP team with design patent, copyright and trademark prosecution and clearance.

  • Utility/Invention patent prosecution and enforcement.

  • Monitor GC markets and identify possible infringements in the region.

  • Support GC IP attorneys to develop IP strategy.

  • Manage and track IP portfolio and provide information for business needs.

  • Manage and conduct background and prior art searches.

  • Provide tools and information to assist in enforcement of design rights.

  • Support invention capture of local innovation teams.

  • Support IP policy work in GC.

  • Maintain Asia IP Transactions database and prepare weekly updates on active deals.

  • Support GC disputes with evidence gathering and documents preparation.

  • Manage and track GC IP portfolio and provide information for business needs.

  • Bachelor or above degree, major in Engineering or Law.

  • Good analytical skills and well organized with good communication skills.

  • Good team player who can work well independently and able to work under pressure.

  • Openness to ideas, able to demonstrate an ability to initiate change and influence other.

  • Strong oral and written communication skills in English and Mandarin essential.

  • PRC Bar or Chinese patent agent certificate is a plus

  • Located in Shanghai

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.

Job ID 11210

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