Rimini Street, Inc

Corporate Counsel, IP

US-NV-Las Vegas | US-Remote
Job ID
2017-3306

Job Description

Rimini Street, Inc. (Nasdaq:RMNI), a global provider of enterprise software support products and services, seeks a Corporate Counsel, IP resident in our Las Vegas, NV home office or from another U.S. location, working remotely. The Corporate Counsel, IP will be a key member of our Legal Department team and Intellectual Property Practice Group.

 

Rimini Street views all of our employees as partners, and is committed to providing an exciting, participatory, and team-oriented work environment.  In addition to our very competitive compensation packages, be prepared for challenging professional growth and fun along the way in our “work hard, play hard” corporate environment.

 

Position Summary

 

The Corporate Counsel, IP will assist in the drafting and management of intellectual property issues.

 

Depending on the needs of the company and the varying workload, the Corporate Counsel, IP also may assist with the company’s growing transactions practice and litigation matters.

 

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Draft, review, and negotiate a wide variety of contracts, including license agreements, strategic partnerships, software transactions, open source licenses and related services.
  • Interact with other Legal Department staff members, company employees, outside counsel and opposing counsel, including department members in the U.S., APAC, and EMEA.
  • Work closely with our global engineering team during concept, development and execution of new products and processes.
  • Conduct internal training and oversight to assure compliance with intellectual property rights of third-parties.
  • Work with outside counsel for prosecution and protection of patents, trademarks, and copyrights.
  • Assist global sales team to provide legal diligence to successfully close transactions in a manner consistent with Company policies and best interests.
  • Perform other general corporate law functions and provide other general corporate law advice as needed.
  • Provide other legal support to the Legal Department team and company, as needed.

Qualifications/Skills/Experience

Minimum Qualifications

 

Education

  • Graduate of an accredited American law school and currently licensed to practice law in good standing in the state of Nevada or another U.S. state in which they reside.

 

Experience

  • At least 5 years of related experience.
  • Experience in the technology industry.
  • Experience in intellectual property litigation is a plus.
  • Admission to practice before the USPTO a plus.

 

Skills

  • Ability to work remotely when not physically present at primary place of employment.
  • Ability to perform the essential functions of the position, as described above and as modified from time to time based on the needs of the company.
  • Strong written and verbal communications skills, including the ability to prepare legal analyses and reports, to lead or participate in conference calls, and conduct meetings with third parties.
  • Ability to work both independently, as a self-starter with strong work ethic, as well as collaboratively as team player with other internal Intellectual Property staff, the General Counsel, and other Legal Department colleagues.
  • Excellent judgment and the ability to function and thrive in a company involved in fast-paced, high-stakes transactions and litigation.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent legal research and writing skills required.
  • Able to manage multiple priorities with “can do” attitude, work cross-functionally, and meet tight deadlines.
  • Typically up to 10% domestic travel.

 

Desired Qualifications

  • Experience with Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint required.
  • Experience with GoToMeeting a plus.
  • Personable, self-starting team player with a friendly demeanor and sense of humor.
  • Proactive, organized, self-motivated, and self-disciplined.
  • Willing and able to work in a fast-paced, emerging technology company environment.

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Company Description

Rimini Street, Inc. (Nasdaq: RMNI) is a global provider of enterprise software products and services, and the leading third-party support provider for Oracle and SAP software products. The company has redefined enterprise software support services since 2005 with an innovative, award-winning program that enables licensees of IBM, Microsoft, Oracle, SAP and other enterprise software vendors to save up to 90 percent on total support costs. Clients can remain on their current software release without any required upgrades for a minimum of 15 years. Over 1,330 global Fortune 500, midmarket, public sector and other organizations from a broad range of industries currently rely on Rimini Street as their trusted, third-party support provider.

 

The company is widely recognized by clients, leading industry analysts (including Gartner, Forrester, Constellation Research and Nucleus), and financial analysts as the leader in a large, fast growing market with tremendous upside and an extremely strong value proposition that resonates with CIOs and CFOs. With tight IT budgets and flat global economic growth, IT and procurement professionals are actively looking for proven methods to cut costs while improving service. Rimini Street enables organizations to free up budget for strategic business initiatives by delivering savings of up to 90 percent on total maintenance and support costs.

Be Treated Like the Best

  • Rimini Street hires only the best – and provides the compensation, bonus and benefit programs appropriate for proven top-performing professionals. We want our employees to have an opportunity to share in the financial success that results from our dedication to service excellence, high-quality deliverables and an unparalleled client experience
  • No bureaucracy, thousand-page rule books or politics — just everyone working together to build a great company through service excellence and client success
  • Work hard, play hard environment – Rimini Street is a group of hard-working professionals who are passionate about achieving success, but we also enjoy opportunities to meet up at fun company events
  • We are also passionate about giving back to our communities around the world, with plenty of opportunities for volunteering and charity through the Rimini Street Foundation
  • All Rimini Street professionals are encouraged to grow and learn new skills

 Accelerating Company Growth

  • Trading on Nasdaq: RMNI
  • Over 1,450 active clients, including 85 of the Fortune 500 and Global 100
  • 47 consecutive quarters of sequential revenue growth
  • 2017 Q3 revenue results of $53.6 million, a quarterly increase of 32% year over year

Recent Industry Recognition

  • Listed as a 2017 Top Workplace in the Bay Area by the Bay Area News Group
  • Named an Inc. 5000 company for the seventh consecutive year, and recognized as one of America’s fastest-growing private companies with three-year revenue growth of 172%
  • Honored with 11 Stevie Awards in 2017, including 5 awards for delivering excellence in customer service
  • Received 7 Golden Bridge awards including Technology Company of the Year

 

To learn more about how Rimini Street is redefining the enterprise software support industry, visit http://www.riministreet.com

 

Rimini Street is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender or gender identity, disability and protected veterans status or any other characteristic protected by law.

 

Please Note:  Rimini Street does not accept resumes submitted by recruiting/staffing firms unless specifically requested by Human Resources.  Unsolicited resumes will be ineligible for referral fees.

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