Job Description:

**Job Id**


Job Title

Patent Counsel- Open Source Group

Post Date




Qualcomm Incorporated

Technology Licensing at http://www.qualcomm.com/about/businesses/qtl

Job Area



California – San Diego

Job Overview

This position will be primarily focused on conducting internal Open Source software reviews, and finding ways to enable Business Units to effectively utilize open source software while also maintaining license compliance and mitigating risks. The successful candidate will work very closely with top software developers to understand how internally developed software will be integrated with Open Source software. They will analyze Open Source license agreements and investigate risks to QUALCOMM’s intellectual property rights associated with using Open Source software. The successful candidate will provide counseling on sophisticated issues regarding Open Source compliance to senior executives, Business Unit engineers and legal staff.

A candidate’s ability to communicate effectively with technical and legal professionals is essential.

All Qualcomm employees are expected to actively support diversity on their teams, and in the Company.

All Qualcomm employees are expected to actively support diversity on their teams, and in the Company.

Minimum Qualifications

10+ years experience in the following:

+ Practicing attorney in the area of intellectual property and open source licensing issues.

Preferred Qualifications

+ Counseling in-house on intellectual property and open source issues.

+ Software programming basics.

+ Bachelors degree in Electrical or Computer Engineering/Science.

Education Requirements

Required: Bachelor’s Degree

Required: Juris Doctor, Law Degree

Required: Patent Bar

EEO Employer: Qualcomm is an equal opportunity employer; all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, Veteran status, or any other protected classification.

About Qualcomm

Who is Qualcomm, and what do we do? We are engineers, scientists and business strategists. We are from many different countries and speak many different languages. We come from diverse cultures and have unique perspectives. Together, we focus on a single goal—invent mobile technology breakthroughs.