General Information

Req #
WD00064316
Career area:
Legal
Country/Region:
United States of America
State:
North Carolina
City:
Morrisville
Date:
Tuesday, May 14, 2024
Working time:
Full-time
Additional Locations
* United States of America - North Carolina - Morrisville

Why Work at Lenovo

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This transformation together with Lenovo’s world-changing innovation is building a more inclusive, trustworthy, and smarter future for everyone, everywhere. To find out more visit www.lenovo.com, and read about the latest news via our StoryHub

Description and Requirements

Lenovo is seeking a Sr. Counsel, Intellectual Property Litigation, reporting to the Executive Director, Global Litigation. The successful candidate will manage and drive all intellectual property litigation cases from complaint to conclusion, collaborating with internal and outside counsel, specific subject matter experts, technology experts, business analysts, and company clients. Ideally the position is filled in the Morrisville, NC or Chicago, IL office locations, but remote candidates will be considered.

Basic Job Requirements:

  • J.D. Degree with strong academic credentials

  • Current bar membership in the US

  • 12+ years of legal experience with at least 5 years of law firm experience preferred

  • Significant IP litigation experience with a focus on focused on high tech products including cell phones, computers and/or consumer electronics

  • Experience leading litigation tasks, discovery management/collection, and working effectively with other attorneys and paralegals

  • Pre-trial/disposition, mediation, and motion practice experience are requirements

  • Experience advising on SEP licensing and litigation, litigation strategy and positions, predicting risk-adjusted costs of pursuing litigation, determining and managing case budgets, and developing/evaluating settlement proposals

Preferred Job Requirements:
  • Understanding or experience with international IP litigation and arbitration, particularly in Germany, India, China and the UK

  • Trial experience, first or second chair and motion practice, is preferred

  • Ability to prioritize and handle multiple matters simultaneously

  • Demonstrated business acumen, strong analytical skills, and the ability to grasp important business issues and legal issues facing the company

  • Strong communication and presentation skills are required to explain complex legal matters to business leaders in a manner that is readily understandable in order to ensure well-informed business decisions

  • The candidate should demonstrate an ability to thrive in a large, global environment while coordinating the efforts of an outside counsel network within limited budgets

  • Experience with commercial litigation matters (breach of contract, class actions, bankruptcy, general liability, insurance claims) as well is a plus.


*We are open to filling this role in either Raleigh, NC or Chicago, IL, remote in the US may be an option.


The base salary budgeted range for this position is $170K – 200K.  Individuals may also be considered for bonus and/or commission. Lenovo’s various benefits can be found on www.lenovobenefits.com

In compliance with Colorado's EPEWA, the expected application deadline for this position is July 1, 2024. This applies to both external and internal candidates.



We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any federal, state, or local protected class.

Additional Locations
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