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Corporate Counsel (ip And M&a)

Company name

KnowBe4, Inc.

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Job Type


Date Last Verified

Feb 16, 2020

Valid Through

May 31, 2020

Posted on

Nov 02, 2019

Years of Experience

2-5 yrs required


Clearwater, FL, United States

Employment Type



Practice Area
Corporate >> Corporate - General
Corporate >> Corporate - M&A
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Corporate Counsel (IP and M&A)
Responsibilities: Advise on a wide range of complex IP related matters. Assist with IP strategy in order to minimize challenges. Assist with KnowBe4’s global intellectual property portfolio (including patents, copyrights, trademarks and trade secrets); Negotiate, draft and review agreements such as licenses, research agreements, collaboration agreements, confidentiality agreements and material transfer agreements. Conduct, advise, and manage activities related to third party IP, including IP litigation, as applicable. Create efficiencies to reduce outside IP expenses. Provide legal advice to and work with marketing teams for review of promotional content. Assist with M&A activities on a global scale as needed (i.e. due diligence, LOIs, purchase agreements, etc.); Work closely with General Counsel and Corporate Development on M&As. Provide intellectual property training for the applicable employees (i.e. development, marketing, courseware, etc.); Provide legal advice and counsel to R&D and business personnel on a variety of IP related matters. Negotiate, draft and review agreements on behalf of the company (i.e. master services agreements, statements of work, purchase orders, license agreements, reseller agreements, NDAs, data processing agreements, RFPs, etc.); Advise on contract status, legal risks, and the legal liabilities associated with different deals. Assist with review and maintenance of current legal templates. Research and help to develop strategies to avoid litigation and reduce potential areas of risk. Assist and provide counsel to international affiliates.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate should have a law degree from an ABA accredited school. Must be admitted to a recognized bar. Licensed Attorney in good standing. Should have 2-5 years of attorney experience. Internship experience required for new attorneys. Experience with IPRs and M&A. Ability to handle high volumes of work at a fast pace. Strong negotiating skills with both legal and financial/commercial issues. Preferred Experience: Experience working in-house; Knowledgeable in industries of technology/cybersecurity; Experience with compliance and data privacy; Experience with international negotiations.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
KnowBe4, Inc.
33 N Garden Ave, Ste 1200
Clearwater, FL 33755

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