Senior IP Legal Counsel

Kyiv, Ukraine Full Time

We are currently looking for a Senior IP Legal Counsel to take an active part in the company's IP strategy development and implementation. 

Senior IP Legal Counsel will report to our Head of Legal.


Challenges you'll meet: 

  • Developing, implementing and managing company’s IP strategy, including:
  • Maintaining, developing and defending company’s IP portfolio
  • Evaluation and risk management as part of IP strategy
  • Ensuring that IP strategy is aligned with evolving business and strategic goals
  • Managing the company’s IP matters, including legal strategies for IP acquisition and development, freedom to operate clearance and generating opinions
  • Drafting, reviewing and negotiating IP related agreements and clauses, ranging from non-disclosure through the more complex licensing agreements
  • Lead and oversee IP protection efforts (including identifying infringers, initiating and responding to potential infringement concerns, sending cease and desist letters, filing takedown requests and other pre-litigation activities)
  • Ensuring product clearance and IP due diligence (including full cycle content generation support - creation, contraction and licensing of)
  • Providing guidance and education regarding IP matters, including advising and responding to questions/issues regarding IP
  • Monitoring and analyzing IP legislative developments in company’s areas and jurisdictions of operation (with focus on Tier 1 countries, including the US and EU)


Your professional qualities:

  • 4+ years of relevant experience (including experience in top law firm, IT or other business operating internationally)
  • In-depth IP matters experience in different jurisdictions, including from a tax point of view
  • Experience with contract law & business negotiations
  • Fluent English (including legal drafting)


You'll perfectly match our team if you have:

  • Ability to make business-oriented decisions
  • High level motivation and commitment to result
  • Analytical mindset, a keen eye for detail
  • Excellent communication, legal writing and research skills
  • Ability to work under minimum supervision
  • Willingness to work on the smallest and simplest, as well as the most complex, IP matters
  • Flexibility


What's in it for you:

  • Fair compensation that allows you to focus on project development and professional growth
  • Great chance to work with challengingly large budgets
  • Highly professional environment that provides lots of insights and unique expertise-sharing experience
  • Comfortable working conditions: an office with all modern conveniences (including free lunch & snacks, game rooms, and many other amenities)
  • Professional growth: lectures and seminars, access to required literature, paid training and courses outside the company
  • Health insurance
  • Corporate events and teambuilding, where we celebrate the successes and achievements of our teams and the company