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.
Internal Number: R58273
About Capital One
Richard D. Fairbank is founder, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Capital One® Financial Corporation. Capital One, headquartered in McLean, Virginia, offers a broad spectrum of financial products and services to consumers, small businesses and commercial clients. Mr. Fairbank founded Capital One in 1988 based on his belief that the power of information, technology, testing and great people could be combined to bring highly customized financial products directly to consumers. Since then, Capital One has emerged as one of the America's largest consumer franchises with approximately 45 million customer accounts and one of the nation's most recognized brands. As one of the nation’s top 10 largest banks based on deposits, Capital One, N.A. and Chevy Chase Bank, F.S.B. have approximately 1,000 branch locations primarily in New York, New Jersey, Texas, Louisiana, Maryland, Virginia, and the District of Columbia.