Full-Time

Senior Counsel

Celonis

Celonis

1,001-5,000 employees

Uncovering and resolving unseen business inefficiencies


$150,000 - $205,000

Bonus, Equity

Senior

New York, NY, USA

Required Skills
Communications
Requirements
  • Law degree from a highly-regarded school.
  • Active bar membership in relevant jurisdiction.
  • Native or bilingual fluency in English, business fluency in a second language would be a significant plus.
  • 7+ years combined experience in law firm and/or in-house legal department, preferably with time spent supporting software company clients with a SaaS focus.
  • Broad understanding of technology products and business operations.
  • A strong sense of ownership, inquisitive and enthusiastic about technology, enjoy being continually challenged, and demonstrated sound judgment in ambiguous situations.
  • Highly adaptable and flexible Ability to think outside the box and address complex matters with creative solutions.
  • Excellent interpersonal, written/verbal communication and negotiation skills.
  • Highly organized, both in thought, approach, and in written work product.
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize, with a business-oriented mindset.
  • Ability to maintain strong working relationships with demanding internal clients and work effectively with remote team and management members.
Responsibilities
  • Serve as legal business partner to the company’s Product and Engineering organizations, supporting new product and feature development, launches and end-of-life motions
  • Manage the company’s patent and trademark portfolios with the support of outside counsel, including IP monitoring and enforcement
  • IP clearance and due diligence
  • Chair the company’s Patent Committee, and be responsible for reviewing invention submissions, gathering consensus opinions on whether patents should be sought for inventions in accordance with the company’s patent strategy, and, where appropriate, managing outside counsel in the patent application process
  • Administer the Celonis Patent Reward Program
  • Manage policies for, and provide enablement training on, best practices for the use and protection of the Company’s intellectual property holdings (including patents, trademarks, copyright and trade secrets)
  • Provide expert advice and support on technology matters pertinent to the company, including AI/Large Language Models, Data Use and Handling, and Open Source Software
  • Support People & Culture on employee-related IP policies and issues
  • IP Licensing and Contracts: Consult and, where necessary, negotiate on IP licensing provisions to allow the use of the company's IP by third parties while retaining control and receiving appropriate compensation
  • Contribute to ongoing process improvement, reduction of friction and problem solving within areas of Legal and Compliance
  • Further Celonis’ business, financial and risk management objectives through diligent, proactive and creative lawyering.

Celonis stands out as a leader in the field of process mining, providing unique solutions to uncover and rectify unseen inefficiencies, thereby empowering businesses to achieve unprecedented performance levels. Their company culture promotes technical excellence and continuous learning, fostering an environment that encourages employees to push boundaries and solve complex problems. With a competitive edge in the industry, Celonis consistently delivers cutting-edge technology, demonstrating their commitment to technical innovation and industry leadership.

Company Stage

Series D

Total Funding

$2.4B

Headquarters

New York, New York

Founded

2011

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

5%

1 year growth

13%

2 year growth

22%