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Software Attorney in Santa Clara, CA

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Company name

McAfee, Inc.

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Years of Experience

Min 10 yrs required


USA Santa Clara, CA

Date Last Verified

Oct 14,2017

Posted on

Aug 03,2017

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Director of Intellectual Property Duties: Sets the strategic direction for and manages the protection of intellectual property. Manages the patent portfolio. Manages intellectual property litigation. Leads the review of invention submissions, working with a patent review committee. Manages the company’s open source licensing. Manages the trademark application and maintenance process with ’s brand management team. Manages copyright filings and procedures on maintaining trade secrets. Provides client advice and advice to other members of the legal department on questions that arise in the acquisition, development, licensing, and protection of intellectual property. Supports intellectual property diligence for mergers and acquisitions. Manages budget and outside counsel.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: JD Degree with 10+ years’ experience in patent law. Extensive experience managing a computer software patent portfolio and in patent prosecution and patent litigation. Extensive experience in trademark, copyright and trade secret portfolio management and protection including litigation. Strong strategic thinking and excellent written and verbal communication skills. Substantial computer software industry experience. Able to independently manage a diverse workload and works well with others. In-house and law firm experience preferred.

Additional info

Job Id: JR0007966

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
McAfee, Inc.
3965 Freedom Circle
Santa Clara, CA 95054