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Director and Sr. Corporate Counsel, Intellectual Property

Director and Sr. Corporate Counsel, Intellectual Property
by Admin on 10-19-2022 at 3:43 pm

Website Cadence

Cadence is looking for an experienced IP attorney to join our Legal team. This attorney will have a high degree of responsibility in patent litigation, IP enforcement, overseeing our ecosystem relationships, and other IP matters as needed.


  • Develop and execute IP strategies for Cadence and its business units.
  • Collaborate with and coordinate closely with other members of the Legal, R&D, Marketing, and Sales teams, and manage outside counsel, to drive desired outcomes.
  • Advise on IP disputes, litigation, and IPRs.
  • Perform infringement and validity analyses, risk evaluation, and due diligence activities.
  • Manage IP portfolios as assigned.
  • Identify opportunities to strengthen Cadence’s IP portfolios.
  • Partner with our ecosystem team to draft and negotiate licenses with, and manage our obligations to, ecosystem partners.
  • Serve as a legal business partner to a Cadence business unit.
  • Handle other IP matters as needed.


  • 4+ years of relevant experience, including patent litigation at a large law firm.
  • Current bar membership in at least one U.S. state and qualified to practice in-house in California.
  • J.D. from a nationally recognized law school.
  • Business acumen and focus on execution with excellence.
  • Strong strategic, communication and organizational skills.
  • High degree of integrity and ability to instill trust.
  • Experience drafting and prosecuting patents a plus.
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