Qualcomm is looking for an experienced attorney to support its Technology Licensing division in San Diego, California. Responsibilities include participating in patent licensing negotiations to present Qualcomm’s IP portfolio, including preparing and presenting claim charts and other negotiation materials, interfacing with outside counsel on patent infringement and validity analysis, collaborating with counsel across multiple jurisdictions to ensure compliance with local jurisdictional practices and laws, and analyzing third-party patent portfolios. We are looking for candidates that are proactive, have extraordinary attention to detail, show excellent judgement, work independently and collaboratively, and have a solid understanding and experience in communications technologies, standards organizations such as 3GPP and IEEE, cellular industry practices, domestic and international patent laws, and FRAND licensing principles.
Additional Preferred Qualifications:
Juris Doctorate degree or international equivalent.
Active bar license to practice law in the state or jurisdiction where the employee will be practicing (or ability to obtain upon hiring).
8+ years relevant experience as counsel at a law firm or in-house.
Bachelors - Engineering, Bachelors - legal-related field (e.g., Law, Legal Studies, etc.), Masters - Law
10+ years in practice with relevant experience. ,7+ years experience as counsel at a law firm or in-house with a focus on relevant specialty (e.g., technology, real estate). ,4+ years in a leadership role with direct reports in a legal function (only applies to positions with direct reports).
Applicants: If you are an individual with a disability and need an accommodation during the application/hiring process, please call Qualcomm’s toll-free number found here for assistance. Qualcomm will provide reasonable accommodations, upon request, to support individuals with disabilities to be able participate in the hiring process. Qualcomm is also committed to making our workplace accessible for individuals with disabilities. Qualcomm is an equal opportunity employer and supports workforce diversity.
To all Staffing and Recruiting Agencies: Our Careers Site is only for individuals seeking a job at Qualcomm. Staffing and recruiting agencies and individuals being represented by an agency are not authorized to use this site or to submit profiles, applications or resumes, and any such submissions will be considered unsolicited. Qualcomm does not accept unsolicited resumes or applications from agencies. Please do not forward resumes to our jobs alias, Qualcomm employees or any other company location. Qualcomm is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes/applications.
EEO Employer: Qualcomm is an equal opportunity employer; all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, Veteran status, or any other protected classification.
If you would like more information about this role, please contact Qualcomm Careers.