Associate General Counsel, IP & Litigation
San Mateo, CA, USA
Posted on Wednesday, December 21, 2022
<div><b style="font-size:18px;">Who We Are</b></div><div><br></div><div>At Verkada, we’re building the operating system for the physical world.</div><div><br></div><div>We started in 2016 with video security cameras and an intuitive cloud-based platform. In just six years, we've expanded to include five additional product lines (access control, environmental sensors and alarms, as well as visitor and mailroom management). Designed with simplicity and scalability in mind, our products give organizations the real-time insight to know what could impact the safety and comfort of people throughout their physical environment, while empowering them to take immediate action to minimize security risks, workplace frustrations and costly inefficiencies. </div><div><br></div><div>Recently valued at $3.2 billion with more than $360M in funding raised to date, Verkada has expanded rapidly with nine offices across three continents (San Mateo, Austin, Salt Lake City, Phoenix, Tampa, London, Sydney, Taipei City and Krakow), 1,400+ full-time employees and 15,000+ customers across 73 countries, including 100+ companies in the Fortune 500.</div><div><br></div><div>This is just the beginning. Our teams are energized by the complex challenges we face and the innovative platform we are building to make our schools, hospitals, businesses and communities safer.</div><div><br></div><div><b style="font-size:18px;">About the Role</b></div><div><br></div><div> <b style="font-size:11pt;"> </b><span style="font-size:11pt;">This is a unique opportunity to join Verkada’s legal team as its first and top intellectual property and litigation counsel. You will own both Verkada’s global patent program and its litigation and regulatory docket, responsible for building and protecting its intellectual property portfolios (with a focus on patents) as well as for overseeing all litigation and regulatory matters. You will get to own and build out Verkada’s Global Patent Program from the ground up and make an impact from day one. This is a highly collaborative role in which you will work with various cross functional teams across the organization to manage and protect the company’s intellectual property. You will report to Verkada’s General Counsel but you’ll be expected to directly advise Verkada’s leadership team on all things related to intellectual property and litigation involving the company. You will be part of company leadership and play a significant role in shaping the direction of the business. The ideal candidate will be able to hit the ground running.</span> </div>
Verkada is an equal opportunity employer.
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