Intellectual Property Counsel
Posted on 7/19/2023

1,001-5,000 employees

IoT platform
Company Overview
Samsara’s mission is to increase the safety, efficiency, and sustainability of operations that power the global economy. The company is building a connected operations platform for tracking fleets of vehicles and other equipment.
Remote in USA
Experience Level
Legal & Compliance
  • You want to impact the industries that run our world: Your efforts will result in real-world impact-helping to keep the lights on, get food into grocery stores, reduce emissions, and most importantly, ensure workers return home safely
  • You are the architect of your own career: If you put in the work, this role won't be your last at Samsara. We set up our employees for success and have built a culture that encourages rapid career development, countless opportunities to experiment and master your craft in a hyper growth environment
  • You're energized by our opportunity: The vision we have to digitize large sectors of the global economy requires your full focus and best efforts to bring forth creative, ambitious ideas for our customers
  • You want to be with the best: At Samsara, we win together, celebrate together and support each other. You will be surrounded by a high-caliber team that will encourage you to do your best
  • 5 or more years of experience in a law firm or in-house position focused on intellectual property prosecution, litigation, and/or counseling
  • JD from an accredited law school
  • Attorney in good standing in the United States
  • Degree in electrical engineering, computer science, or other relevant technical degree
  • Excellent communicator, project manager, and team player
  • Highly proactive self-starter who consistently delivers
  • Adaptable, flexible and creative
  • Aptitude for maintaining strong working cross-functional relationships
  • A practical and proactive problem-solver who possesses strong business acumen and is confident, mature, and calm under fire
  • IP portfolio management experience
  • Patent prosecution experience
  • IP litigation experience
  • Manage and drive strategy for all types of IP matters across the company, including as related to patents, trademarks, trade secrets, open source, and copyright
  • Manage outside counsel to build and maintain Samsara's patent and trademarks portfolio
  • Partner with engineers across the company to become a product expert
  • Counsel product managers with respect to IP issues, including those related to new releases
  • Oversee outside counsel and manage IP litigation matters in partnership with the legal litigation team
  • Forge relationships with business and engineering leaders across the company in order to strategically develop and implement our IP strategy, including policies and best practices
  • Champion, role model, and embed Samsara's cultural principles (Focus on Customer Success, Build for the Long Term, Adopt a Growth Mindset, Be Inclusive, Win as a Team) as we scale globally and across new offices