Patent Counsel

  • The Procter & Gamble Company
  • Dec 03, 2021
Full time Intellectual Property Patents and Trademarks

Job Description

Job Description

Procter & Gamble is seeking a talented and experienced patent attorney to join its Legal organization at its Headquarters in Cincinnati, Ohio. The selected attorney will be a strategic partner to the business in the creation and protection of global intellectual property assets for P&G’s brands. Key aspects of the role include IP strategy development, preparation and prosecution of global patent applications, freedom-to-practice assessments, enforcement and due diligence.

P&G attorneys work directly with clients to solve problems creatively and determine how best to manage the client’s legal needs across critically important, as well as challenging and rapidly evolving, legal spaces. The position requires strong cross-team collaboration and coordination with business clients, multifunctional partners and legal colleagues.


Job Qualifications



    • A Juris Doctorate with outstanding academic performance


    • Membership in at least one state bar, with the ability to become a member of the Ohio bar.
    • Two to ten years of experience with a law firm, in-house, government or other legal department in drafting patent applications and responding to office actions in both the US as well as foreign jurisdictions.
    • Registered to practice before the United States Patent and Trademark Office.
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, and very strong problem-solving skills.
    • Track record of success in professional and personal activities.
    • Proven leadership as well as the ability to work as a member of a team, both with business clients and within the Legal organization.