The Senior IP & License Enforcement Specialist supports ATCC's license enforcement process by reviewing internal and public data to verify external party compliance with ATCC's material transfer agreement, commercial use licenses, and trademark rights. This role maintains a docket of matters to document and regularly update management on the identification, investigation and resolution of issues impacting ATCC's rights and exposure to risk. The ideal candidate is adept in understanding problems of diverse scope in the intersection of intellectual property with contractual use restrictions on replicative materials and experienced at negotiating resolutions of adversarial matters that may lead to litigation.
The Senior IP & License Enforcement Specialist is responsible for conducting reviews of licensing files to ensure compliance with regulations and process. They conduct, document, and provide timely updates on complex enforcement investigations and license-related matters. They elevate high-level concerns to Senior Management which warrant additional consideration.
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