IP Counsel
Strategic Engagement and Transactions
Posted on 5/31/2023

1,001-5,000 employees

Digital payment processor
Company Overview
Square's mission is to ensure that all businesses are able to participate and thrive in the economy. The company is building infrastrucutre for online payments.
San Francisco, CA, USA • Remote in USA
Experience Level
Legal & Compliance
  • JD degree and membership in at least one state bar
  • Interest in and knowledge of financial and blockchain technologies
  • Minimum of eight years of relevant experience
  • In-house experience, especially technology transactions and M&A experience as an IP specialist
  • Experience in one or more of the following: M&A commercial/IP due diligence, technology transactions, IP licensing, open source, handling of third party IP-related demands and dispute resolution
  • Familiarity with computer science, electrical engineering or information retrieval, either through undergraduate or industry experience
  • Experience with standards setting organizations
  • Experience with IP litigation and licensing is desirable
  • Presence in the IP community and related professional organizations is desirable
  • Provide advice and negotiate IP terms in technology transactions and patent licensing
  • Advise on IP issues in M&A and other transactions
  • Participate in standards setting organizations
  • Collaborate, interface with, and counsel engineers, tech leads, and partners in our Counsel organization on IP issues
  • Identify and advocate for strategic patent transactions or initiatives that reduce Block's patent risk
  • Network with peers at other companies to share best practices