Facebook is seeking a highly motivated, team player to serve as Lead Counsel, Open Source & IP. The position will cover a wide range of areas in IP, including strategy and counseling, open source licensing, technology transactions, standards organizations, and M&A diligence. This is a great opportunity to join a growing legal team and to work on novel issues in an exciting, fast-paced environment. This position is based in Menlo Park, CA.
Open source licensing, compliance, and diligence
Managing participation in standards organizations
Perform IP due diligence in M&A transactions
Provide advice and negotiate IP licensing terms in technology transactions
Interface with engineers and project managers on technical issues
JD degree with membership in at least one state bar
5+ years of legal experience
Transactional IP licensing experience
Open source licensing experience
Computer science or engineering degree (or equivalent experience)
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