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Counsel, IP

New York, NY, USA

Major League Baseball

About the Role

Counsel, IP is responsible for full range of IP protection including marketplace enforcement and trademark office matters for Major League Baseball entities, with primary focus on Asian countries. Mandarin speaker strongly preferred. Location – NYC, and must be available to work during some Asian business hours.

Responsibilities include:

Participate in anti-counterfeiting enforcement both online and on the ground

Work closely with business, local counsel, law enforcement to develop and implement IP protection strategies and policies

Manage foreign outside counsel, and prepare and/or supervise preparation and filing of all documents and supporting materials, relating to enforcement, prosecution and maintenance of international trademark and copyright portfolios

Negotiate, draft and/or supervise negotiation and preparation of settlement, coexistence, oppositions, cancellations, UDRP proceedings, etc.

Draft cease and desist letters and other correspondence relating to infringement of intellectual property and handle resolution of these matters

Participate in special projects, as needed


About the Company

Major League Baseball (MLB) is the most historic of the major professional sports leagues in the United States and Canada. Employees love working at MLB because of the culture of growth, teamwork, and professionalism. Employees who are most successful at MLB take initiative, know how to identify problems and provide solutions, and always put the Team first. For those ready to step up to the plate and join the Major Leagues, MLB takes the same approach as teams do with their players: empowering our “workforce athletes” to be at their best by engineering experiences that put employees in the best position to succeed. Major League Baseball is looking for candidates who are passionate about growing America’s pastime to best serve its fans for decades to come.

MLB’s vision is to be the global sport of choice for youth to play, fans of all backgrounds to enjoy and a desired destination for employment. With a belief that the journey to growth and greatness is ongoing, MLB gives employees the opportunity to continue learning and honing their skills with programs such as: tuition reimbursement; mentorship programs; lunch and learns; online course subscriptions; paid industry certifications; business resource groups; and more.

MLB provides its employees with exceptional medical, dental, and vision coverage. Premiums are 100% employer covered to help employees focus on being their best!

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