• Counsel

    Job Locations US-NY-Melville
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    Experience (Years)
  • Company Overview

    Canon U.S.A., Inc., is a leading provider of consumer, business-to-business, and industrial digital imaging solutions to the United States and to Latin America and the Caribbean markets. With approximately $29 billion in global revenue, its parent company, Canon Inc. (NYSE:CAJ), ranks third overall in U.S. patents granted in 2016† and is one of Fortune Magazine's World's Most Admired Companies in 2016. Canon U.S.A. is committed to the highest level of customer satisfaction and loyalty, providing 100 percent U.S.-based consumer service and support for all of the products it distributes. Canon U.S.A. is dedicated to its Kyosei philosophy of social and environmental responsibility. In 2014, the Canon Americas Headquarters secured LEED® Gold certification, a recognition for the design, construction, operations and maintenance of high-performance green buildings. To keep apprised of the latest news from Canon U.S.A., sign up for the Company's RSS news feed by visiting www.usa.canon.com/rss and follow us on Twitter @CanonUSA. For media inquiries, please contact pr@cusa.canon.com.

    † Based on weekly patent counts issued by United States Patent and Trademark Office.

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    Position Overview

    Canon U.S.A., Inc. is currently seeking a qualified Counsel to join the Corporate Legal Division in our Melville, NY office.
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    - This role will handle various transactional matters and form a vital part of the data security/privacy team. With regard to transactional work, the attorney will:
    - (a) structure, draft and negotiate non-disclosure, license, subscription, service and other commercial agreements for various business groups and affiliates
    - (b) review advertising, marketing and other promotional collateral
    - As a member of the data security/privacy team, the attorney will:
    - (a) work directly with key members of the business and legal teams on data security/privacy reviews and projects
    - (b) advise on compliance across all aspects of global privacy law and regulation, including data protection, data retention, data security, and data breach rules
    - (c) advise on data security/privacy aspects of licensing and procurement deals
    - (d) prepare terms of use, privacy statements and terms and conditions for various business initiatives
    - (e) draft policies and procedures, including those surrounding privacy laws


    - Juris Doctor required
    - Minimum of 7 years of progressive legal experience with exposure to large corporate entities a must
    - The incumbent must be a member of the NY State Bar and demonstrate an ability to work across various groups both within our Legal Department and throughout various Canon USA businesses
    - CIPP/US certification preferred.  Knowledge of HIPAA a plus


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