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Corporate Counsel - IP

Location: 

Las Vegas, NV, US, 89113

Requisition ID:  7200

IGT is the global leader in gaming. We enable players to experience their favorite games across all channels and regulated segments, from Gaming Machines to Lotteries to Interactive. We have a well-established local presence and relationships with governments and regulators in more than 100 countries around the world and create value by adhering to the highest standards of service, integrity, and responsibility. IGT has over 12,000 employees. 

 

IGT is committed to fighting the COVID-19 pandemic. All newly hired employees at IGT must receive the final dose of the COVID-19 vaccine before they begin work unless they are approved for medical or religious accommodation.

Overview

IGT is looking for an experienced IP attorney to support the company’s lottery and gaming business in all aspects of intellectual property including transactional support, licensing, litigation support, invention identification, patent portfolio management, and trademarks.  The ideal candidate will be proactive, diligent and have excellent business acumen. This position will be based in Las Vegas or Reno, Nevada and will report to Assistant General Counsel – Intellectual Property.

IGT is the global leader in the gaming business with locations across the world. We enable players to experience their favorite games across all channels and regulated segments, from Gaming Machines and Lotteries to Interactive and Social Gaming. Leveraging a wealth of premium content, substantial investment in innovation, in-depth customer intelligence, operational expertise and leading-edge technology, our gaming solutions anticipate the demands of consumers wherever they decide to play.   
 

Qualifications

•    Juris Doctorate with admission to at least one State bar and the USPTO
•    5-7 years of relevant IP experience
•    Strong technical experience with both hardware and software
•    Technical degree in computer science, physics, mathematics, electrical engineering, mechanical engineering or computer engineering
•    Extensive experience drafting and prosecuting patents in a law firm or in-house legal department
•    Strong background in patent law including recent issues regarding patent eligibility
•    Self-motivated with outstanding interpersonal skills and ability to communicate complex concepts and issues effectively with all levels of management 
•    Ability to multi-task and work quickly and collaboratively under tight deadlines to meet established deadlines
•    Strong written and oral communication skills

Preferred Qualifications    
•    Experience drafting and negotiating a variety of agreements
•    A mix of both a law firm and in-house legal department experience
•    Ability and desire to work in an entrepreneurial, fast moving environment
•    Prior gaming or lottery experience
 

Keys to Success

• Building collaborative relationships
• Decision making
• Drive results
• Foster innovation
• Personal energy
• Self-leadership

 

 

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IGT is committed to sustaining a workforce that reflects the diversity of the global customers and communities we serve, creating a fair and inclusive culture that enables all our employees to feel valued, respected and engaged.  IGT is an equal opportunity employer. We provide equal opportunities without regard to sex, race, color, religion, age, national origin or ancestry, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity or expression, and any other personal attributes protected by federal, state, or other laws. We thank all applicants for applying; however, only those selected to interview will be contacted.
In addition to our competitive benefits package, we offer employees a 401(k) Savings Plan with Company contributions, tuition reimbursement, and free identity theft insurance.
IGT (NYSE: IGT) is the global leader in gaming. For more information, please visit www.igt.com.


Nearest Major Market: Las Vegas