Full-Time

Legal Counsel

IP & Litigation

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Databricks

Databricks

5,001-10,000 employees

Unified data, analytics, and AI platform

Data & Analytics

Compensation Overview

$154.4k - $273.2kAnnually

+ Equity awards + Flexible time off

Senior

Seattle, WA, USA

Required Skills
Communications
Requirements
  • JD from a respected institution and admitted to the bar in the state where you practice
  • Degree or demonstrable experience in computer science, electrical engineering, or other relevant technical field
  • 5 or more years of experience in a law firm or in-house position focused on intellectual property litigation, with an emphasis on patent litigation involving software
  • Familiarity with copyright law, and experience with open source issues
  • Demonstrated ability to acquire deep knowledge of products in the technology space
  • Ability to work independently and comfortable working with colleagues around the world
  • Finely developed legal judgment and risk-based assessment skills
  • Strong “plain English” written and verbal communication skills, excellent analytical skills and attention to detail
  • Deep understanding of cloud and software technology, and a strong desire to work on legal issues in these areas
  • Ability to exercise good judgment in raising issues and when collaborating with others
  • Ability to prioritize and manage time, and client expectations, in the face of competing demands, often without direct guidance as we scale our rapidly expanding business
Responsibilities
  • Manage any patent litigation
  • Write and update IP-related policies, guidance, and training
  • Assist commercial lawyers on IP questions in contracts
  • Provide counsel to product managers and engineers about new product launches
  • Manage relationships without outside counsel on IP matters
  • Contribute as a team player to help further the status of the legal department as an effective, respected, and valued resource within the company
  • Exercise keen business and legal judgment
  • Contribute to the development of processes to improve our product counseling function

Databricks provides a Lakehouse Platform integrating data management, analytics, and AI capabilities across a range of industries. Employing tools like Delta Lake and Databricks SQL enhances operational efficiency and precision. As a workplace, it offers a collaborative and technology-driven environment, promoting growth through cutting-edge machine learning solutions and a commitment to leading the industry in data innovation. This makes it an inspiring place for tech professionals to advance their careers in a vibrant and forward-thinking setting.

Company Stage

Series I

Total Funding

$4.2B

Headquarters

San Francisco, California

Founded

2013

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

14%

1 year growth

35%

2 year growth

103%

Benefits

Extended health care including dental and vision

Life/AD&D and disability coverage

Equity awards

Flexible Vacation

Gym reimbursement

Annual personal development fund

Work headphones reimbursement

Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

Business travel accident insurance

Paid Parental Leave