Assistant General Counsel, Intellectual Property (IP) TransactionsApply now Job ID R58273 Updated date 10/05/2018 Location McLean, Virginia; Richmond, Virginia
At Capital One, we’re building a leading information-based technology company. Still founder-led by Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Richard Fairbank, Capital One is on a mission to help our customers succeed by bringing ingenuity, simplicity, and humanity to banking. We measure our efforts by the success our customers enjoy and the advocacy they exhibit. We are succeeding because they are succeeding.
Guided by our shared values, we thrive in an environment where collaboration and openness are valued. We believe that innovation is powered by perspective and that teamwork and respect for each other lead to superior results. We elevate each other and obsess about doing the right thing. Our associates serve with humility and a deep respect for their responsibility in helping our customers achieve their goals and realize their dreams. Together, we are on a quest to change banking for good.
About the role:
Capital One’s legal department is looking for a talented and dynamic IP transactions attorney to join its fast-growing IP team. If you are inquisitive, collaborative, and enthusiastic about technology, come join us!
We are looking for someone who:
-is an outstanding attorney with demonstrated experience in providing counseling for complex intellectual property transactions, including drafting and negotiating joint development agreements, patent pool and standards agreements, NDAs, and university collaboration agreements.
-can proactively engage various teams across the enterprise to identify potential IP risks and provide education and training to technical teams.
-has experience working on IP-related aspects of commercialization efforts, including drafting and negotiating a variety of technology transaction agreements including IP licenses, product development agreements, software-as-a-service agreements, software licenses, partnership agreements, supply agreements, manufacturing agreements, and developer agreements.
-has experience performing IP reviews during M&A.
-is an excellent verbal and written communicator; the successful candidate will need to feel comfortable presenting in front stakeholders and will need to be able to communicate complex legal concepts in a clear and simple way that fosters trust and respect.
-can demonstrate sound judgment even in novel situations, and can understand business goals in a way that helps them evaluate risk effectively and provide practical legal advice.
-has excellent organizational skills, attention to detail, and the ability to prioritize effectively to meet deadlines or business goals.
-is creative and not afraid to try something new to raise the bar and improve experiences with teammates and stakeholders; the successful candidate takes pride in their work and wants to add value outside of the day-to-day expectations of the role.
-can create friendly and collaborative working relationships, particularly with their teammates, the rest of the legal department, internal clients, and outside counsel. A good sense of humor and an interest in having fun at work are pluses!
-Juris Doctor and membership in good standing in at least one state bar.
-At least 5 years of experience providing counseling for complex intellectual property transactions.
-Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or Electrical Engineering.
-Experience providing IP transactional support related to patent sales and licensing.
-Experience with IP litigation.
-Experience with IP issues in open source, including the IP impact of open source contributions and familiarity with widely used open source licenses.
-Registered to practice before the US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).
At this time, Capital One will not sponsor a new applicant for employment authorization for this position.No agencies please. Capital One is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, color, age, national origin, religion, physical and mental disability, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity/assignment, citizenship, pregnancy or maternity, protected veteran status, or any other status prohibited by applicable national, federal, state or local law. Capital One promotes a drug-free workplace. Capital One will consider for employment qualified applicants with a criminal history in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable laws regarding criminal background inquiries, including, to the extent applicable, Article 23-A of the New York Correction Law; San Francisco, California Police Code Article 49, Sections 4901-4920; New York City’s Fair Chance Act; Philadelphia’s Fair Criminal Records Screening Act; and other applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations regarding criminal background inquiries.
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