General Commercial/Contracts Law, Intellectual Property
IQVIA seeks an experienced attorney to lead its global licensing programs for proprietary information, analytics, technology and other intellectual property. This newly created position will be responsible for advancing IQVIA’s licensing programs, and will work closely with talented attorneys and commercial colleagues around the globe in a collegial environment that recognizes, rewards and respects achievement.
Develop and drive global licensing strategies and programs for proprietary information, data analytics, technology and other intellectual property.
Develop and rollout enterprise-wide policies, guidelines, templates, communications, training and metrics to ensure IQVIA’s licensing programs are effective.
Advise legal and commercial colleagues on licensing strategies, models and contract terms in support of a wide variety of business activities, including market research, software licensing, professional services, artificial intelligence and machine learning, clinical research trials, commercial and strategic partnerships, product and software development and distribution agreements.
Continuously evaluate and update licensing strategies based on market trends and opportunities.
Develop strategic relationships and actively engage key stakeholders within commercial business units and corporate organizations (e.g., research & development, marketing, sales, human resources, legal and compliance) on important licensing issues.
Oversee outside counsel in connection with licensing and other matters relating to IQVIA’s intellectual property programs and activities.
Advise on inbound IP asset transfers from newly acquired businesses.
Support other intellectual property protection programs as needed, with help from outside counsel.
Help educate and train employees on licensing and IP protection issues.
Reports to the Chief Intellectual Property Counsel.
Minimum 8 years of transactional experience acquired in law firm and/or in-house environments, developing and negotiating software, technology and data licensing agreements. Candidates with more experience highly desired.
Experience developing and implementing IP licensing protection strategies.
Experience with big data, analytics and secondary uses of healthcare data a plus.
Two+ years of broad-based intellectual property protection experience covering a combination of patents, trademarks, copyrights and/or trade secrets at a law firm or as in-house counsel is a plus.
Strong critical thinking and problem solving skills; ability to understand complex topics and identify critical issues in a timely manner.
Ability to prioritize and balance competing issues and direct resources accordingly.
Driven by intellectual curiosity and an eagerness to learn.
Strong work ethic and results-oriented.
Excellent oral and written communication skills with a strong attention to detail.
Strong relationship building skills.
Bachelor’s degree and law degree from an accredited school required; advanced education or degree a plus.
Find yourself checking a lot of these boxes but unsure whether you should apply? At IQVIA, we support a growth mindset for our attorneys through all stages of their careers. If you meet a majority of our requirements and you share our values, we encourage you to apply.
Telecommuting is allowed.
Internal Number: R119
About IQVIA Inc.
At IQVIA, we believe in pushing the boundaries of human science and data science to make the biggest impact possible – to help our customers create a healthier world. The advanced analytics, technology solutions and contract research services we provide to the life sciences industry are made possible by our 70,000+ employees around the world who apply their insight, curiosity and intellectual courage every step of the way. Learn more at jobs.iqvia.com.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other status protected by applicable law.
IQVIA, Inc. provides reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities. Applicants who require reasonable accommodation to submit an application for employment or otherwise participate in the application process should contact IQVIA’s Talent Acquisition team at email@example.com to arrange for such an accommodation.