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Senior Legal Counsel

Company name

SAP AG

Organization Type

In-House

Job Type

Attorney

Date Last Verified

May 20,2019

Valid Through

Sep 02,2019

Posted on

May 16,2019

Location

Newtown Square, PA, United States

Employment Type

Full-time

Industry

Legal
Practice Area
Intellectual Property >> Intellectual Property - General
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Senior Legal Counsel
The candidate will provide duties include: Work directly with customers and partners to prepare, negotiate and draft direct customer contracts and indirect partner agreements. Responsible for negotiating and resolving contract issues in all company lines of business, including without limitation licensing, services, data security, privacy and partner agreements. Work closely with internal Contracts, Sales, Pricing, DPO, Shared Services and Revenue Recognition teams during the drafting and negotiation process. Verify customer user and pricing information provided in the Order Form with the Quote Tool provided by shared services organizations and/or Account Executive, and work with Revenue Recognition team to ensure final business and contract terms to not cause revenue deferrals. Support of Internal Line(s) of Business and/or Practice Area(s) – Support business leaders and teams on various issues related to such areas. Support might include overseeing outside counsel, working on a matrix team with the business, helping to develop/support new programs etc. Internal Customer Support: interface with sales, services account teams, their management and other lines of business representatives to provide support and training as well as knowledge transfer. Advise personnel of the legal ramifications of past and proposed actions, and formulate solutions to problems. Anticipate problems and initiate actions to resolve them using professional qualifications and experience and in accord with company policies and procedures. At direction of General Counsel or Assistant General Counsel, collaborate with legal colleagues (global and local) and relevant F/A functions with respect to creation of new or updated programs, development of contract templates, manuals and other materials in support of such programs in accord with SAP policy and procedure, while mitigating risk to the company and achieving regional/global consistency. Special Projects: Perform special projects as assigned by supervisor.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate must have Juris Doctor - Graduation from A.B.A. accredited law school. Have intellectual property expertise and complex transaction experience in the areas of software licensing, cloud services, professional services, e-contracts and delivery of associated services, OEM and re seller agreements is preferred. Must have active membership in at least one state bar. Must have 5+ years’ experience with software/cloud licensing.

Additional info

Requisition ID: 215606

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
SAP AG
3999 West Chester Pike
Newtown Square, PA 19073

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