RESOLVA is assisting Milestone with the recruitment of a Senior Legal Counsel with solid skills, experience and interest in IP law, contracts and license agreements to take on the role as Milestone´s Senior Legal Counsel IP. As the Senior Legal Counsel IP, you will meet a great variety of tasks using all aspects of your knowledge and experience to provide support advice to a wide number of stakeholders across our organization.
You will support and work together with our technology department, sales team, marketing team, management, and many other stakeholders. You will play a vital role in us reaching our strategic goals, and you will be a part of project teams working with various initiatives. You will use your skills to communicate and set up operations and framework to embrace a reliability mindset to keep integrity and live the Milestone Values.
As Senior Legal Counsel IP, you will support the organization by providing clear and commercially viable legal advice and you will ensure that solutions are implemented in our contract framework and thereby in the way Milestone operates. Further, you will support and guide the organization from a legal standpoint in relation to many of Milestone’s critical products, services and projects.
Milestone is looking for a person who by nature takes ownership and is a responsible person with excellent communication skills. You must be flexible, resilient, and with the ability to influence and build relationships at all levels as well as being good at taking initiatives and driving a process. You are a curious person with a strong will to learn, and you are good with details and accuracy without losing a solid sense of urgency. You possess a “can do” approach and you can prioritize a varied workload and demonstrate good time management to comply with deadlines.
Milestone take pride in not only doing what is legally required, but creating solutions that are clear, operational, and commercially viable. Its solutions are implemented in Milestone´s contract framework and made an integral part of how we operate.
AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY:
As Senior Legal Counsel IP you will be responsible for:
- Playing a key role in the development and implementation of Milestone’s IP strategy affecting many of Milestone’s key products and services
- Drafting and negotiating a wide range of license agreements and advising Milestone’s organization on all aspects of licensing of intellectual property rights, e.g. in relation to proprietary or open source software, logos, and patented solutions, and managing Milestone’s portfolio of licenses.
- Providing high quality and commercially viable legal advice to Milestone´s organization, e.g. within IT operations, sales & marketing, technology and R&D, on a broad range of IP affected projects, products and services.
- Managing legal issues related to Milestone´s portfolio of global trademarks.
- Providing legal advice with patent applications and maintenance of patents in cooperation with Milestone’s existing in-house patent attorney.
- Being a part of a dedicated legal, compliance and risk management team supporting Milestone´s ambitious strategy for expansion.
TITLE AND REPORTING:
Reporting to: Group General Counsel, VP for Legal, Compliance and Risk Management, Dorthe Rosenkilde Saunders.
Title: Senior Legal Counsel.
Education: A legal academic background Master of laws or cand.merc.jur. or international equivalent.
IP-Law: A specialization in and passion for IP law that provides you with the solid foundation and practical experience within IP law to support a world leading.
Work experience: A minimum of 4 years of experience working with IP rights and licenses, preferably from a well-renowned law firm or in an in-house counsel role.
Language skills: Strong English language skills.
Pro-active: Pro-active with a natural inclination to take initiative and drive a process, and with the ability to thrive in a high-growth, fast-paced environment.
Result oriented: Focused on delivering the best possible legal and commercial result with the given constraints and deadlines in mind.
Analytical: Analytical mindset with the ability to combine complex legal issues with commercial and operational priorities.
Responsible: Willing to take responsibility, set priorities, juggle multiple demands, and meet deadlines.
Workstyle: The competency to work independently and with the ability to deliver results into team projects. A hands-on and can-do approach.
Communication: Clear communicator with the ability to keep things simple by finding the right balance between being detail oriented and structured.
MILESTONE´S VALUE PROPOSITION:
When joining Milestone, you will be a part of an international, fast growing, successful and respected company that offers a very good workplace where people come first. Milestone believes that in addition to its strong and exciting technology, its success is based on a dedication to putting people first – both internally and externally. Milestone can offer you a workplace where you will be part of a team with skilled colleagues who are happy to help each other. There is a strong focus on developing new skills within the tech area and in a positive work environment within the organization.
Milestone offers a competitive compensation package with various benefits. Employee job satisfaction and a good social atmosphere is a priority for Milestone and Milestone has a very active personnel club with a range of different events, a sports club, a gym, an in-house masseur, a reflexologist and an allinclusive canteen.
APPLICATION & CONTACT:
If you recognise the profile we are looking for in yourself and find this opportunity attractive please submit your application with CV by clicking the button below or call Mikkel Falkenberg at RESOLVA on tel: +45 29993065 to hear more about the position.
We will be conducting interviews as applications come in on a continuing basis, so please send your application as early as possible.