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Changing the world is all in a day's work at Apple. If you love innovation, here's your chance to make a career of it. You'll work hard. But the job comes with more than a few perks.
Imagine what you could do here. At Apple, new ideas have a way of becoming great products, services, and customer experiences very quickly. Bring passion and dedication to your job and there's no telling what you could accomplish.
Do you love taking on big challenges without precedent? Do you possess a deep knowledge of the legal field and a passion for innovation? As a part of our Legal group, you’ll help uphold Apple’s high ethical and corporate standards, as well as defend our intellectual property. You’ll help provide legal support for all our products and businesses across the globe. Working for a company that invents entire categories and industries means you’ll be challenged to creatively apply your deep legal expertise to rare and often unexplored aspects of the law.
Apple is an industry leader in technology innovation and design, delivering products that customers world-wide love, including the iPhone, the Apple Watch, the Mac, the iPad, and Apple TV; and software platforms, applications, and services including iOS, WatchOS, MacOS, TvOS, Apple Music, Messages, the iTunes and App Stores, and iCloud services. Apple has over 45,000 patents and applications worldwide.
Description: Apple seeks to hire a Patent Attorney to assist in protecting the company’s operating systems and other platform software, application software, cloud infrastructure and other server-side software and service technologies. You will work with the business to build and purposefully prosecute the associated worldwide patent portfolio and strategy. This includes identifying patentable inventions; securing high quality patents; providing technical and legal analysis; managing patent challenges; supporting patent transactions & licensing, and working with engineering and other business organizations to understand priorities and challenges. This position also includes supporting due diligence, IP enforcement, standards, open source software participation and litigation activities.
Key Qualifications: •Registered Patent Attorney with a minimum of 5 years experience in the areas of drafting and prosecuting patent assets as well as developing patent strategies and conducting associated patent analysis, due diligence, transactions and licensing. •Communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing. •Computer electronics industry experience is desirable.
Education: JD, USPTO Registration, and BS degree required.
Apple is an Equal Opportunity Employer that is committed to inclusion and diversity. We also take affirmative action to offer employment and advancement opportunities to all applicants, including minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities. Apple will not discriminate or retaliate against applicants who inquire about, disclose, or discuss their compensation or that of other applicants.
Internal Number: 114199807
About Apple Inc.
We’re a diverse collective of thinkers and doers, continually reimagining what’s possible to help us all do what we love in new ways. The people who work here have reinvented entire industries with the Mac, iPhone, iPad and Apple Watch, as well as with services, including iTunes, the App Store, Apple Music and Apple Pay. And the same innovation that goes into our products also applies to our practices — strengthening our commitment to leave the world better than we found it.