02 Sep
Counsel, M&A, Licensing & Open Source
New York, New york city 00000 New york city USA

Intro: Facebook's mission is to give people the power to build community and bring the world closer together. Through our family of apps and services, we're building a different kind of company that connects billions of people around the world, gives them ways to share what matters most to them, and helps bring people closer together. Whether we're creating new products or helping a small business expand its reach, people at Facebook are builders at heart. Our global teams are constantly iterating, solving problems, and working together to empower people around the world to build community and connect in meaningful ways. Together, we can help people build stronger communities - we're just getting started.Summary: Facebook is seeking a highly motivated, team player to serve as Counsel, M&A, Licensing & Open Source. The position will cover a wide range of areas in IP, including strategy and counseling, open source licensing, technology transactions, standards organizations, and M&A. This is a great opportunity to join a growing legal team and to work on novel issues in an exciting, fast-paced environment.Required Skills:

Staff the IP function as part of the Facebook M&A legal cross-functional team

Advise on patent, technology and open source transactions as an IP specialist

Interface with engineers and project managers on technical and open source issues

Minimum Qualifications:

JD degree (or foreign equivalent) with membership in at least one U.S. state bar

3+ years of legal experience

M&A transactional experience and general commercial/technology transactional experience at a law firm and/or in-house

Interest in and aptitude for understanding complex software and hardware engineering practices and systems

Preferred Qualifications:

Product counseling experience (hardware and/or software)

Industry: InternetEqual Opportunity: Facebook is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender status, sexual stereotypes, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. We also consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable federal, state and local law. Facebook is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for candidates with disabilities in our recruiting process. If you need any assistance or accommodations due to a disability, please let us know at accommodations-ext@fb.com.

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