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Senior Counsel Marketing & Antitrust IP & Commercial - Hybrid - Bolingbrook

Company: Ulta Salon
Location: Bolingbrook
Posted on: November 17, 2022

Job Description:

b'OVERVIEW Realize new levels of autonomy and professional ownership. At Ulta Beauty, our Legal, Risk & Governance team provides clarity and continuity in ways that have made our growth a seamless venture, with keen insights that have opened up new and previously unexplored areas of opportunity. Through superior leadership and work that continually challenges, you/xe2/x80/x99ll have the chance to help set strategic direction through ethical and collaborative thought and practice. THE IMPACT YOU CAN HAVE: As Senior Counsel, Marketing & Antitrust, IP and Commercial, you will partner with the VP Assistant General Counsel /xe2/x80/x93 Transactions & Regulatory, General Counsel and other members of the Legal, Risk & Governance Services Team to provide legal support and risk management services for Ulta Beauty. In this Director level role, you will also interact extensively with Ulta Beauty/xe2/x80/x99s business teams, be solely responsible for managing outside counsel and participate in team initiatives. Specifically, this role will work closely with the Company/xe2/x80/x99s marketing (including promotions, advertising, brand protection, modeling talent and related campaigns), pricing, digital engineering, procurement, supply chain and other functional teams to provide legal counseling in support of Ulta Beauty/xe2/x80/x99s strategic initiatives. The role includes management of claims and litigation related to pricing and licensing and will support commercial litigation counsel with IP related claims and litigation. The role will report to the VP Assistant General Counsel, Transactions & Regulatory. The position will be located at Ulta Beauty/xe2/x80/x99s corporate offices in Bolingbrook, Illinois however, remote candidates with the ability to travel to the corporate offices on a regular basis will be considered. The ability to develop and maintain positive and effective relationships with business partners at all levels across the enterprise, as well as with colleagues on the Legal, Risk & Governance Services team, is a must. The ideal candidate for this role will have significant in-house and/or law firm experience supporting consumer facing/retail businesses, strong business acumen, excellent counseling skills, the ability to take a strategic and business-focused approach to complex legal issues and an entrepreneurial mindset. This is a unique opportunity to join an outstanding in-house Legal, Risk and Governance team and work at one of the nation/xe2/x80/x99s fastest growing beauty retailers. YOU/xe2/x80/x99LL ACCOMPLISH THESE GOALS BY Primary responsibility for all marketing and advertising legal work, including Ulta Beauty/xe2/x80/x99s loyalty program, Ultamate Rewards credit card programs, online and in-store marketing campaigns, talent agreements, and Company platforms such as UB Media and MUSE Accelerator. Primary responsibility for all pricing, promotions, and related antitrust legal work, including online and in-store pricing systems compliance, partnering with the business on pricing training and guidelines, and weights and measures enforcements and related litigation. Develop and implement effective strategies for brand protection and trademarks portfolio management (including assistance with Ulta Beauty/xe2/x80/x99s private label collection and brand related trademarks filings and claims) and maintain an active role in the innovation team/xe2/x80/x99s initiatives concerning technology development and patents review. Counsel business partners, draft, review and negotiate contracts and transactions involving supply chain and other indirect suppliers. Advise on legal, regulatory and policy developments relating to antitrust and marketing in the retail space. Support General Counsel and VP Assistant General Counsel on various initiatives including Enterprise Risk Management. Proactively seek opportunities for and implement best practices and process improvements. Prepare reports and analyses of legal issues and provide business focused counseling on Company initiatives. Independently supervise outside counsel and develop and manage effectively outside counsel budgets. THE ESSENTIALS FOR SUCCESS JD and excellent academic credentials. Admitted to practice law in the state of Illinois (for remote candidates admitted to practice law in states other than Illinois will be considered). At least 10 years of relevant legal experience in an in-house legal department and/or reputable law firm (combination is preferred). Experience with consumer facing/retail businesses (physical and digital) is strongly preferred. Substantial experience supporting all aspects of a wide variety of marketing, advertising, digital media, pricing and promotions related legal matters and agreements. Experience providing legal guidance and counseling on intellectual property related matters, including managing patents review and global trademark portfolio. Working knowledge of commercial issues relating to supply chain and indirect suppliers. Deep contracts and transactional experience. Excellent written and oral communication skills. Requisite judgment to define, recommend, gain approval of, and implement courses of action to support and enforce Company/xe2/x80/x99s rights and minimize Company/xe2/x80/x99s liabilities. Demonstrated ability to prioritize time, manage expenses and maximize productivity. Demonstrated ability to supervise outside counsel independently and effectively. Ability to build strong relationships with the legal team, business teams and executives. Excellent analytical and organizational skills, ability to manage multiple projects at once, follow through, and meet concurrent deadlines. Demonstrated ability to work independently with attention to detail, manage tight deadlines and prioritize business projects. A strong desire to learn and contribute as part of a growing team. Positive energy, enthusiasm, flexibility, confidence, and ability to work collaboratively as well as cross-functionally in a dynamic, fast-paced environment are a must. Other position requirements: Some travel is required. This role is Hybrid - Bolingbrook/Remote candidates considered For remote position, regular (i.e. monthly) travel to Ulta Beauty/xe2/x80/x99s headquarters in Bolingbrook, IL will be required. #LI-JR1 ABOUT At Ulta Beauty (NASDAQ: ULTA), the possibilities are beautiful. Ulta Beauty is the largest North American beauty retailer and the premier beauty destination for cosmetics, fragrance, skin care products, hair care products and salon services. We bring possibilities to life through the power of beauty each and every day in our stores and online with more than 25,000 products from approximately 500 well-established and emerging beauty brands across all categories and price points, including Ulta Beauty/xe2/x80/x99s own private label. Ulta Beauty also offers a full-service salon in every store featuring/xe2/x80/x94hair, skin, brow, and make-up services. We will consider for employment all qualified applicants, including those with arrest records, conviction records, or other criminal histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of any applicable state and local laws, including the City of Los Angeles/xe2/x80/x99 Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance, the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, and the New York City Fair Chance Act.'

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