Rimini Street, Inc

  • Corporate Counsel, Intellectual Property

    Job Location US-TX-Dallas | US-CA-Pleasanton | US-Remote | US-NV-Las Vegas | US-TX-Dallas | US-TX-Austin | US-TX-Houston | US-IL-Chicago | US-CO-Denver | US-IL-Chicago | US-IA-Des Moines | ...
    Job ID
    2019-6121
  • Job Description

    Rimini Street, Inc. (Nasdaq: RMNI) is a global provider of enterprise software products and services, the leading third-party support provider for Oracle and SAP software products and a Salesforce partner. The Company was founded to disrupt and redefine the enterprise software support market by developing innovative new products and services, providing ultra-responsive service and delivering outstanding value to clients. Over 2,000 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.

     

    We actively seek Corporate Counsel, Intellectual Property to be resident in our Las Vegas, Nevada or Pleasanton, California offices or remotely in the United States.

     

    Rimini Street views all 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, Intellectual Property will be responsible for assisting the GVP and Associate General Counsel, Intellectual Property with developing a deep understanding of various technological process initiatives; counseling including compliance with intellectual property rights of third-parties, enforcing intellectual property rights, drafting commercial agreements, licenses and terms of use, contract negotiation and analyzing privacy, data protection and other legal issues.

     

     

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities

    As directed by the GVP and Associate General Counsel, Intellectual Property, the Corporate Counsel, Intellectual Property shall perform or assist with the following matters:

    • Work closely with our global engineering team during concept, development and execution of new processes, products and related policies.
    • Conduct oversight and internal training to assure compliance with intellectual property rights of third-parties.
    • 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.
    • Assist global sales team to provide legal diligence to successfully close transactions in a manner consistent with Company policies and best interests.
    • Work with outside counsel for prosecution and protection of patents, trademarks, and copyrights.
    • Review marketing collateral, technical documentation and training programs.
    • Provide other legal support to the Legal Department and Company as needed.

    Qualifications/Skills/Experience

    Location

    • Las Vegas, Nevada, Pleasanton, California or remotely in the United States.

    Education

    • Graduate of an accredited American law school and currently licensed to practice law in the employee’s state of residence.

    Experience  

    • At least 5 years of related experience.
    • Software development background, including the ability to read/write/understand several programming languages.
    • Knowledge of Oracle and/or SAP software products is desirable.
    • Experience in intellectual property litigation 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 participate in conference calls, meetings with third-parties, and presentations to the Company’s Executive Officers.
    • Ability to work both independently, as a self-starter with strong work ethic, as well as collaboratively as team player with the Intellectual Property team, the General Counsel and legal department.
    • Excellent judgment and the ability to function in a highly confidential environment.
    • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.
    • 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 Microsoft Teams a plus.
    • Personable, self-starting team player with a friendly demeanor and great sense of humor.
    • Proactive, organized, self-motivated and self-disciplined.
    • Willing and able to work in a fast-paced, emerging technology company environment.

    Company Description

    Rimini Street, Inc. (Nasdaq: RMNI) is a global provider of enterprise software products and services, the leading third-party support provider for Oracle and SAP software products and a Salesforce partner. The Company offers premium, ultra-responsive and integrated application management and support services that enable enterprise software licensees to save significant costs, free up resources for innovation and achieve better business outcomes. More than 2,000 global Fortune 500, midmarket, public sector and other organizations from a broad range of industries rely on Rimini Street as their trusted application enterprise software products and services 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. According to Gartner, the third-party support market will increase 200% by 2023. 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, and to date, the company has saved organizations over $4 billion in maintenance costs since its inception.

     

    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 since October 2017
    • Added to the US Russell 2000® Index in 2018
    • Over 2,000 active clients, including 100 of the Fortune 500 and Global 100
    • 2019 Q3 revenue results of $69.0 million, up 10% year over year
    • Midpoint full year 2019 revenue guidance of $275 million
    • Expanded operations in Eastern Europe, Latin America, Southeast Asia and the Middle East in 2019
    • Launched the global availability of Application Management Services for Salesforce, SAP and Oracle

     

    Recent Industry Recognition

    • Received 34 awards in 2019, including 24 awards for excellence in customer service from the International Stevie Awards, the American Stevie Awards, and the Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service
    • Honored with two gold Stevie awards for Company of the Year in 2019,
    • The Rimini Street Foundation also recognized with a Stevie award in 2019 for Corporate Social Responsibility Program 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 referra

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