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Senior Patent Counsel

Job Type: Full time
Company/Firm: Apple
Location: Cupertino, California
Date posted: 10/19/09
Salary: Salary dependent on experience
Job Description:


Experience Apple

There's the typical job. Punch in, push paper, punch out, repeat. Then there's a career at Apple. Where you're encouraged to defy routine. To explore the far reaches of the possible. To travel uncharted paths. And to be a part of something far bigger than yourself. Because around here, changing the world just comes with the job description. 

We are committed to diversity.

Apple is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 

Position Description:

Apple seeks an attorney with a minimum of 6+ years of well-rounded patent experience. The successful candidate will join a team of Apple lawyers handling patent licensing, disputes, and litigations. The position requires deep knowledge and experience with substantive patent law, and the handling of patent negotiations and disputes. The position also requires the ability to provide legal counsel to all levels of management and staff regarding patent related matters. The ideal candidate will have a well-rounded background and experience in all aspects of patent practice, with an emphasis on patent litigation and licensing. 

• Candidates must be proactive, able to work independently and must possess exceptional organizational, time management and communication skills. 
• The successful candidate should have superior legal and business judgment, strong leadership skills and be a strong individual contributor who enjoys working in a team environment.
• Previous experience in the law department of a US technology company is preferred

Necessary Experience:

 Minimum of 6+ years patent experience.
JD, CA and USPTO Bar admission required.
EE/CS background is strongly preferred.

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