Changing the world is all in a day's work at Apple. If you love innovation, here's your chance to make a career of it. You'll work hard. But the job comes with more than a few perks.
Job Summary: Imagine what you could do here. At Apple, new ideas have a way of becoming great products, services, and customer experiences very quickly. Bring passion and dedication to your job and there's no telling what you could accomplish.
Do you love taking on big challenges without precedent? Do you possess a deep knowledge of the legal field and a passion for innovation? As a part of our Legal group, you’ll help uphold Apple’s high ethical and corporate standards, as well as defend our intellectual property. You will help provide legal support for all our products and businesses across the globe. Working for a company that invents entire categories and industries means you’ll be able to creatively apply your deep legal expertise to rare and often unexplored aspects of the law.
As a Legal Counsel, IP Transactions, you will manage patent assertions and patent licensing, advisement on all types of IP transactions, and due diligence for acquisitions.
4+ years experience (either at a major law firm and/or in-house) with negotiating patent licenses and disputes.
Ability to advise effectively all types of business, legal and engineering clients.
Excellent communication, analytical, and organizational skills.
Description: As a member of Apple's in-house IP Transactions team, you will be analyzing and negotiating with third parties on complex patent matters, conducting intellectual property due diligence for acquisitions, engaging in assessment and valuation of patents and licenses, and counseling clients on all types of IP contracts. You will formulate and driving strategy and provide counsel to clients at all levels of management. In addition, you will have sophisticated knowledge of patent law and experience managing patent disputes. Experience negotiating patent licenses and other types of IP contracts.
Education: J.D.; degree in engineering, computer science is a plus.
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Internal Number: 113833184
About Apple Inc.
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