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As Intellectual Property Counsel at Splunk, you will help the company continue to build a world-class patent portfolio protecting Splunk’s trailblazing innovations. You will work closely with product teams to mine and harvest inventions for patenting, as well as shape decisions for our portfolio development and strategy. The IP counsel will work with various outside counsel to manage drafting and prosecution of applications in the portfolio. IP counsel’s responsibilities will be primarily related to the patent portfolio, but will also include management of trademarks, copyrights, trade secrets, and open source decisions. IP counsel also will have some responsibility to build out systems and processes for scaling the practice as the company continues to expand and grow.
The successful candidate will:
While the focus of this role is on patent-portfolio development, you will also counsel on other aspects of IP (including trademarks, copyrights, and trade secrets), acquisition due diligence, evaluation of third party patent assertions, patent enforcement, patent litigation, and patent licensing and acquisition.
This position will report to the VP Innovation, Legal. This position will be based either in San Francisco or San Jose.
We value diversity at our company. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or any other applicable legally protected characteristics in the location in which you are applying.
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