Job Details

Attorney

Company name

Microsoft Corporation

Organization Type

In-House

Job Type

Attorney

Years of Experience

Min 4 yrs required

Location

Redmond, WA

Date Last Verified

Feb 15,2018

Posted on

Feb 14,2018
Practice Area
Corporate >> Corporate - General
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Profile

Attorney Responsibilities: Provide creative and proactive counseling on a broad range of complex legal, business and policy issues for engineering and business clients engaged in implementing strategy. Draft and negotiate a variety of legal agreements in coordination with business development and engineering teams, including development, licensing and collaboration agreements and intellectual property acquisitions. Partner with engineering and regulatory affairs teams to develop policies and best practices related to legal and regulatory issues that affect the business. Build strong client relationships and become a trusted advisor to the business. Drive process improvements, as necessary.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate must have a JD Degree from an ABA accredited law school and 4+ years of experience as a practicing attorney. We also require outstanding academic credentials, excellent oral and written communication skills and a commitment to providing the highest quality client service. Experience with product development, software licensing and other commercial contracts involving the acquisition and exploitation of technology and IP will be valuable. Collaborate well with colleagues and be effective in managing projects across organizational boundaries to drive results. Familiarity with open source software, privacy and copyright law is preferred.

Additional info

Job number: 373598

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Microsoft Corporation
One Microsoft Way
Redmond, WA 98052-6399

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