June 2, 2017

Senior Legal Counsel, IP

Job Title:  Senior Legal Counsel, IP

Reports To:  Deputy General Counsel

Location:  Reston, VA

What You’ll Do In This Role:

  • Patent portfolio development, including management of patent preparation and patent prosecution
  • Counsel Senior Executive team on IP strategy for Company
  • Due diligence support for business development and client counseling on all IP related matters, including freedom-to-operate analysis
  • Counsel and represent company on patent, IP litigation, IP transactional, and licensing issues
  • Manage claims of IP infringement at all stages
  • Analyze third party patents with respect to non-infringement and invalidity and advise on related issues
  • Manage and maximize use of outside counsel in line with budgeted amounts

What You’ll Bring With You:

  • A Juris Doctorate from an accredited law school, admission to practice before the USPTO and licensed to practice in at least one state are required.
  • An undergraduate or advanced degree in Electrical/Computer Engineering or Computer Science is preferred.
  • A minimum of 4 years of law firm or corporate law department experience is required.
  • A demonstrated background in internet and digital media technologies is preferred.
  • Effective experience managing large IP litigation matters is required.
  • Experience in the rendering of patentability and non-infringement opinions is required.
  • Experience in due diligence activities is preferred.
  • Experience in license drafting and negotiation is preferred.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Outlook, PowerPoint and Excel) is required.
  • Must be able give well organized, thoughtful presentations to upper management and translate highly technical information to those with limited technological background
  • Ability to communicate and work well with technologists
  • Sense of humor
  • Self starter and team player

About comScore: comScore, Inc. (OTC: SCOR) is a leading cross-platform measurement company that precisely measures audiences, brands and consumer behavior everywhere.

comScore completed its merger with Rentrak Corporation in January 2016, to create the new model for a dynamic, cross-platform world. Built on precision and innovation, our unmatched data footprint combines proprietary digital, TV and movie intelligence with vast demographic details to quantify consumers’ multiscreen behavior at massive scale. This approach helps media companies monetize their complete audiences and allows marketers to reach these audiences more effectively. With more than 3,200 clients and global footprint in more than 75 countries, comScore is delivering the future of measurement. For more information on comScore, please visit comscore.com.

EEO Statement: We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.


Senior Legal Counsel, IP
Req ID: 2017-2860

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