Associate General Counsel, IP

comScore - Reston, VA3.5

30+ days ago
Job Description
Job Title: Associate General Counsel, IP (Must have technology and corporate experience)

Location: Reston, VA

About This Role:
Independently manage Comscore’s global patent and trademark portfolio, including managing outside counsel and overseeing the preparation and prosecution of patent and trademark applications.

What You'll Do:
Grow the company’s patent portfolio organically by establishing and leading periodic patent harvesting sessions with key technology and product groups.
Develop and communicate IP strategy for Senior Executive team on a periodic basis.
Due diligence support for business development and counseling the business on all IP related matters, including freedom-to-operate analysis, agreements, third-party partnerships, and product development.
Counsel and represent company on patent, IP litigation, IP transactional, and licensing issues.

What You'll Need:
A Juris Doctorate from an accredited law school, admission to practice before the USPTO and licensed to practice in at least one state are required.
An undergraduate or advanced degree in Electrical/Computer Engineering or Computer Science is preferred.
A minimum of 4 years working IN a corporate law department (meaning - not working at a law firm for a corp, but actually working at the corporation)
A demonstrated background in internet and digital media technologies (or at least experience with a software product)
Experience in the rendering of patentability and non-infringement opinions is required.
Experience in license drafting and negotiation is preferred.
Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Outlook, PowerPoint and Excel) is required.
Must be able give well organized, thoughtful presentations to upper management and translate highly technical information to those with limited technological background
Ability to communicate and work well with technologists
About Comscore

At Comscore, we’re pioneering the future of cross-platform media measurement, arming organizations with the insights they need to make decisions with confidence. Central to this aim are our people who work together to simplify the complex on behalf of our clients & partners. Though our roles and skills are varied, we’re united by our commitment to five underlying values: Integrity, Velocity, Accountability, Teamwork, and Servant Leadership. If you’re motivated by big challenges and interested in helping some of the largest and most important media properties and brands navigate the future of media, we’d love to hear from you.

Comscore (NASDAQ: SCOR) is a trusted partner for planning, transacting and evaluating media across platforms. With a data footprint that combines digital, linear TV, over-the-top and theatrical viewership intelligence with advanced audience insights, Comscore allows media buyers and sellers to quantify their multiscreen behavior and make business decisions with confidence. A proven leader in measuring digital and set-top box audiences and advertising at scale, Comscore is the industry’s emerging, third-party source for reliable and comprehensive cross-platform measurement. To learn more about Comscore, please visit

EEO Statement: We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

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At this time, Comscore will not sponsor a new applicant for employment authorization for this position.

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