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Senior Licensing Attorney

Company/Firm: Research in Motion
Location: Irving, CAlifornia
Date posted: 07/02/09
Salary: Salary dependent on experience
Job Description:

Research In Motion Limited® (RIM)® is a world leader in the mobile communications market and has a history of developing breakthrough wireless solutions. RIM's portfolio of award-winning products, services and embedded technologies is used by thousands of organizations around the world and includes the BlackBerry® wireless platform, the RIM Wireless Handheld™ product line, software development tools and software/hardware licensing agreements. RIM is seeking driven individuals who can take our wireless data products to the next level in the global wireless market. Are you ready to make a difference in the world of mobile communications with RIM?


POSITION SUMMARY

The Licensing Attorney will participate in all aspects of licensing including evaluation of patents for licensing in, the development of the company's patent portfolio for licensing out, and licensing negotiations. The Licensing Attorney will also support patent litigation and IPR due diligence investigations in corporate acquisitions.

RESPONSIBILITIES

The Licensing Attorney will be responsible for a broad range of patent related work. Responsibilities include handling patent assertions, handling patent licensing matters and supporting patent litigation.

Necessary Experience:

ESSENTIAL SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS

- Licensed Patent Attorney with at least 4 years work experience dealing with licenses, patent assertions, patent prosecution and patent litigation support
- Experience as an engineer in the electronics/telecommunications industry is desirable
- Undergraduate background in either electrical engineering or computer science
- Previous experience working as a patent attorney for a wireless manufacturer or high technology company in the telecommunications industry or at a law firm serving wireless or telecommunications industry companies necessary

If you're driven to take wireless technologies to the next level, it's time you join the team at RIM. We offer a challenging environment that fosters creativity and rewards excellence. Employees also have use of our award winning BlackBerry!

© 2009 Research In Motion Limited. All Rights Reserved. The BlackBerry and RIM families of related marks, images and symbols are the exclusive properties of Research In Motion Limited. RIM, BlackBerry, "Always On, Always Connected" and the "envelope in motion" symbol are registered with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office and may be pending or registered in other countries.

Research In Motion is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Contact: To apply:

https://rim.taleo.net/careersection/professional/jobdetail.ftl?lang=en&job=0902343

Job Number:0902343

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