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Job ID 2022-6857 Location Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England Date Posted Sep. 21, 2022 Category Legal

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Job Description

Job Overview

An opportunity has arisen to join ARM’s legal team based in the beautiful city of Cambridge in a non-contentious IP licensing role.  At an exciting time in the semiconductor industry and in ARM, there are opportunities to handle a variety of interesting matters from a full spectrum of intellectual property law to commercial licensing of ARM’s portfolio of technology to its partnership of licensees. As a company with offices throughout the world, occasional international travel may be required.

 Responsibilities

  • Supporting ARM’s sales and licensing teams across the EMEAI, Japan, Korea and Taiwan regions in drafting and negotiating licence agreements for ARM’s technology, including travel to support face to face negotiations where required.
  • Supporting ARM product groups in licensing IP.
  • Reviewing, drafting and negotiating a variety of contracts, including technology licences for both hardware and software, novation agreements and other types of commercial contracts.
  • Developing expertise on a range of ARM’s technology and building relationships with internal clients across ARM’s offices worldwide.
  • Developing expertise on a number of ARM’s high-profile partners with the aim of improving the existing relationships from a legal perspective.
  • Promoting and demonstrating the ARM core beliefs and behaviours.

Required Skills and Experience

  • Qualified solicitor or equivalent.
  • Extensive experience in commercial contracts, with a strong background in sales transactions, technology transactions, software transactions, and commercial law experience.
  • Knowledge of contract and intellectual property law applicable to technology (hardware and software) licensing and commercial contracts more broadly.
  • Experience in working across cultures in this high-profile international company
  • Ability to think laterally and to challenge assumption and working practises.
  • Excellent communication and drafting skills. Capable of building strong business and working relationships within ARM and with its partners.

In Return

Your package will be confirmed on offer of employment. ARM’s benefits program provides permanent employees with the opportunity to stay innovative and healthy, ensure the wellness of their families, and create a positive working environment.

  • Annual Bonus Plan
  • Long term incentive plan in the form of share awards in anticipation of Arm’s intention to publicly list in the foreseeable future
  • Group Personal Pension Plan with enhanced company contribution
  • Medical, Travel, Health & Life Insurances
  • Holiday, 25 days annual leave with option to buy an additional 5 days per year
  • Sabbatical, 20 paid days every four-years of service
  • Other: cycle to work, free car parking, car charging facilities, on-site gym, team and social events

About ARM

ARM® is at the heart of the world's most advanced digital products. Our technology enables the creation of new markets and transformation of industries and society.

Arm is an equal opportunity employer, committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal opportunities are available to all applicants and colleagues. We are a diverse organization of dedicated and innovative individuals, and don’t discriminate on the basis of any characteristic.

About the office

At our global HQ in Cambridge, England we house the majority of our engineering and our corporate groups that deliver our extraordinary success. As a world-renowned university town, Cambridge boasts both a beautiful countryside and a historical town centre. Local activities include punting on the River Cam and the many museums that reside within Cambridge University.

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Arm is an equal opportunity employer, committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal opportunities are available to all applicants and colleagues. We are a diverse organization of dedicated and innovative individuals, and don’t discriminate on the basis of any characteristic.

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