Intellectual Property Counsel
Burlington, MA (with flexible remote work options available)
About LightForce Orthodontics
LightForce Orthodontics is a 3D printing technology company focused on the orthodontic space. Our digital platform empowers orthodontists with fully customized, 3D-printed tooth-moving tools. In 2019, we launched their first product - the world’s only, fully customized 3D printed bracket system and digital treatment software. We are proud to be one of the fastest growing companies in the industry. Learn more at www.lightforceortho.com/
LightForce is hiring its first IP attorney to support our rapidly growing, wildly innovative, customer-obsessed team! Will it be you?!
If you have a passion for disruptive technology that puts the patient at the center of every decision and you want to join a team that is actively raising the standard of personalized care, this may be the role for you. As our first in-house IP attorney, you will directly interact with technical and non-technical team members, at all levels of leadership, to assess our growing patent portfolio, harvest innovations, and coordinate with and direct outside counsel on the preparation, filing, and prosecution of our IP. This role also involves close partnership with product managers and our engineering teams to counsel regarding IP issues arising within the context of product development, and some commercial transaction work to support business goals. The ideal candidate will become a trusted advisor and thought partner to teams across the business, as we collectively obsess over our customers and their patients.
The successful candidate must have a strong track record of high performance, the desire to build trust across multiple business units, and have a passion for solving customer problems. Compensation based on experience and includes equity compensation.
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Perks (US Employees)
LightForce Orthodontics has a Mandatory COVID-19 Vaccination Policy, which requires team members to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or be approved for a medical or religious exemption with accommodations in order to partake in certain activities.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
LightForce Orthodontics is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, disability, Protected Veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.