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Intellectual Property/Commercial Transactions Counsel

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New York, NY

Posted Oct 21, 2021 - Requisition No. 96736

Intellectual Property/Commercial Transactions Counsel

Bloomberg’s Legal Department plays a critical role in supporting our businesses and operations around the world. We move quickly and thoughtfully to help address a variety of complex legal issues that arise across the Company’s various businesses. Our team is made up of talented and hardworking professionals who think creatively and work collaboratively in an open environment to deliver results, drive innovation, and solve difficult problems. Diversity and inclusion are essential to our success, and we strive to maintain an environment where our employees are empowered to make an impact. We also recognize the value and importance of giving back to our communities, as evidenced by our award-winning in-house pro bono program!
Bloomberg is seeking an intellectual property/commercial transactions attorney to join its in-house legal department.  The Intellectual Property/Commercial Transactions Counsel will be responsible for the review, drafting and negotiation of a wide-range of commercial contracts including agreements relating to technology transactions, software licensing, procurement, services, outsourcing, reseller and manufacturing agreements.
The Intellectual Property/Commercial Transactions Counsel will advise clients on a broad range of intellectual property matters and commercial legal advice, with an emphasis on software development, deployment, licensing (on-premise and cloud), and compliance; technology-related consultancy and professional services engagements, and open source software compliance. The Intellectual Property/Commercial Transactions Counsel will work with Engineering, Information Technology, Supply Chain, Vendor Risk, Facilities and R&D teams to provide support on commercial and technology-related transactions and intellectual property-related issues.

You’ll need to have:

  • Minimum of five (5) years’ related professional legal experience
  • Experience drafting, negotiating, and closing commercial contracts, software licenses, SaaS and other technology-related services agreements
  • Efficiently manage a large volume and variety of general matters, negotiate numerous standard and complex corporate and commercial agreements, all in a dynamic, fast-paced environment
  • J.D. from an ABA accredited law school and admitted to practice before a State Bar (preferably NY)
  • Superior academic credentials
  • Undergraduate and/or graduate degree in computer science, computer engineering, electrical engineering or a related field is preferred
  • Ability and desire to contribute humbly, in a collaborative fashion, with an emphasis on team values, goals and objectives
  • Ability and desire to communicate effectively with engineers, software developers, product development, R&D, procurement and other teams, including strong software technology and development knowledge or experience
  • Superior writing, analytical and communication skills
  • Strong attention to detail and outstanding organizational skills

Apply if you think we're a good match! We'll get in touch to let you know what the next steps are, but in the meantime feel free to have a look at this:

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