KPMG Director IP Management in Denver, Colorado

Director IP Management

New York, New York

Requisition #: 38136

Practice Area: Business Support Services

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Known for being a great place to work and build a career, KPMG provides audit, tax and advisory services for organizations in today’s most important industries. Our growth is driven by delivering real results for our clients. It’s also enabled by our culture, which encourages individual development, embraces an inclusive environment, rewards innovative excellence and supports our communities. With qualities like those, it’s no wonder we’re consistently ranked among the best companies to work for by Fortune Magazine, Consulting Magazine, Working Mother Magazine, Diversity Inc. and others. If you’re as passionate about your future as we are, join our team.

KPMG is currently seeking a Director, Intellectual Property Management to join our Digital Business Transformation organization.

Responsibilities:

  • Partner with the Office of General Counsel (OGC) and KPMG's senior leaders to develop KPMG's intellectual property (IP) strategies for business functions and innovation groups within the firm and be responsible for executing the implementation of those strategies

  • Manage KPMG's IP portfolio, i.e. granted patents, granted trademarks; coordinate and collaborate with OGC and outside counsel in respect to patent and trademark filings

  • Partner with innovation teams to provide consultative services related to IP management while new products and services are being developed and implemented. Consult with team members at all levels of the organization to advise on various statutory intellectual property protection options such as copyrights, patents, trademarks, and trade secrets in additional to operational controls which may be employed to safeguard the firm's IP

  • Actively participate and act as key stakeholder in global discussions around IP-related policies, standards, methods and operating procedures; Act as key stakeholder in IP policy review and owner of development of IP standards, methods and collateral

  • Collaborate with global IP leaders/attorneys, drive requirements and considerations for a global IP-sharing marketplace to maximize IP leverage throughout the KPMG network

  • Operational responsibility including conducting regular “road shows” and education sessions; developing IP related documentation (i.e. reference guides, protocols such as onboarding talent from other organizations, and respecting IP of Alliance partners); oversee the Firm's internal IP webpage; managing the Firm's trade secret protection program; liaise with Marketing and Global Branding on trademark filings; automating current manual IP processes

Qualifications:

  • A minimum of ten years of experience managing Intellectual Property

  • Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college/university; Master's Degree is preferred

  • Strong understanding of cutting-edge technology such as blockchain, artificial intelligence, and data analytics

  • Solid understanding of statutory IP protections such as patents, trade secrets, trademarks and copyrights is required

  • Outstanding verbal/written communication, collaboration, presentation and negotiation skills to lead an environment driven by customer service and team work; Must be US citizen or permanent resident

  • Willing to travel ten to twenty percent

KPMG LLP (the U.S. member firm of KPMG International) offers a comprehensive compensation and benefits package. KPMG is an affirmative action-equal opportunity employer. KPMG complies with all applicable federal, state and local laws regarding recruitment and hiring. All qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other category protected by applicable federal, state or local laws. Thecontains further information regarding the firm's compliance with federal, state and local recruitment and hiring laws. No phone calls or agencies please.

Our Benefits

Health

KPMG offers a range of medical insurance options to meet your needs as well as prescription drug coverage, health care flexible spending accounts, and dependent day care flexible spending accounts.

Personal Time Off (PTO)

Up to 30 PTO Days per year (depending on job classification/level/years of service).

Financial

  • 401(k) and Pension Plans

  • Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account

  • Health Care Flexible Spending Account

  • Mortgage Assistance Program

  • HomeBenefits@Work Program

  • Hyatt Legal Plan

  • Benefits vary by employment status.