Qualcomm Legal Counsel in San Diego, California

Job Description:

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Job Title

Legal Counsel

Post Date




Qualcomm Incorporated

Technology Licensing at http://www.qualcomm.com/about/businesses/qtl

Job Area



California - San Diego

Job Overview

Qualcomm is looking for a talented and motivated attorney to apply technical, analytical, communication, negotiation, and legal skills working in a team environment to support standards and IPR policy development in Standards Development Organizations. The candidate who is the right fit will enjoy collaborative work with other Qualcomm professionals, will understand patent licensing considerations, and have interest in negotiating multiparty agreements and policy document changes. The work will involve understanding SDO IPR policy compliance, providing advice and working with engineering teams. The winning candidate will provide legal advice to the Qualcomm Standards group and any Qualcomm employees participating as members in organizations such as Standards Development Organizations and related SIGs and fora, and industry associations. The candidate will advise on issues related to new and existing membership agreements, as well as drafting and revising the needed guidelines and related compliance documents to ensure participant compliance with policies of such organizations.

Travel may be required.

All Qualcomm employees are expected to actively support diversity on their teams, and in the Company.

Minimum Qualifications

3+ years experience in corporate legal practice required

Preferred Qualifications

The candidate should be outgoing and motivated, demonstrate initiative, and possess technical, legal, and interpersonal skills with the desire to work in a team environment. Law firm experience, practice as patent counsel, Mandarin language capacity, Standards technical and policy work, Open Source legal experience, Computer Science and/or Electrical Engineering degree, public speaking, all will be a plus.

Education Requirements

Law Degree and admission to practice in the United States, preferably California Bar admission.

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.