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Job Title: Open Source Software Attorney ( ID: A7966 )
Career Category: Patent/ip Law
Posted Date: 2011-03-24
Location: San Diego, California
Description:  
The candidate will be primarily focused on conducting internal Open Source Software investigations and educating Business Units on the associated risks of using Open Source software.

- You will work very closely with top software developers to understand how internally developed software will be integrated with Open Source software
- You will analyze Open Source license agreements and investigate risks to the intellectual property rights associated with using Open Source software
- The successful candidate will provide counselling on sophisticated issues regarding Open Source compliance to senior executives and Business Unit engineers as well as legal staff

Requirements:

- 3- 7 experience as a practicing software licensing attorney, with a strong and broad understanding of IP and open source licensing issues
- JD and membership in at least one state bar
- 3 years experience counselling in-house on IP and open source issues
- Bachelor�s degree in Computer Science preferred
- Familiarity with C, C++ or Java preferred
- Ability to communicate effectively with technical an

        

 

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