Senior Corporate/operations Paralegal & Intellectual Property Administrator
Report to Senior VP and Chief Legal Officer, Compliance Officer, General Counsel, and Executive Management. Negotiate physician, IT consultant and contractor agreements, Westlaw, Copyright Clearance Center, and minority-owned business agreements. Monitor state and federal legislation relating to healthcare, fraud and abuse, pharmacies, telemedicine, and other correctional healthcare and corporate issues. Perform complex legal research, compose memoranda, and provide legal support in areas including corporate, subsidiary registration and qualification, maintenance of corporate filings, litigation, and political action committee issues. Manage company's intellectual property, including copyrights and service marks. Compile state-by-state statutory and regulatory research books on relevant service issues. Provided general operational support in all legal areas. Devised and implemented intellectual property business plan, including confidentiality agreements for use with Information Systems' and other contractors.
- Composed settlement agreement with major company over use of a proprietary design.
- Developed first permission contract governing use of copyright protected materials.
- Played key role in organizing political action committee (PAC), developing PAC contribution approval process, and negotiating outsourcing agreement.
- Planned and coordinated conference to educate 150 lawyers on company's objectives.