Client: Nokia

Nokia is a technology innovation leader in networking, bringing together the world’s people, machines and devices to realise the potential of digital in every industry. The Fortune 500 Company serves communications service providers, governments, large enterprises, and consumers with the industry’s most complete end-to-end portfolio of products, services and licensing. They adhere to the highest ethical business standards as they create technology with social purpose, quality and integrity. Further, Nokia is enabling the infrastructure for 6G and the Internet of Things to transform the future of the human experience.

The Opportunity

Nokia Technologies is licensing Nokia IP, including patents, technologies, and the Nokia brand, building on Nokia’s continued innovation and decades of R&D leadership in technologies deployed in virtually all connected devices used today.

You will be joining the New Segments team which is engaging with companies benefiting from Nokia innovations in their Multimedia solutions across various industry verticals. In this role, you will have a direct impact on the management and monetization of Nokia’s world class Multimedia patent portfolio.

Key responsibilities will include, but will not be limited to:

  • Lead the negotiation and finalizing of licensing agreements including the drafting of language to address complex legal and business concepts.
  • Lead the negotiation and finalizing of NDA’s
  • Work with the litigation team to support litigation strategy and execution.
  • Support licensing executives in achieving business goals and targets.
  • Must be able to multitask across multiple licensing engagements and must be able to handle several license negotiations concurrently.
  • Demonstrate strategic thinking and a broad business perspective to design and develop projects, processes, and content relevant especially for our patent licensing business.
  • Influence business strategy to address internal or external business and customer issues.

The Candidate

Nokia acts inclusively and respects the uniqueness of people. At Nokia, employment decisions are made regardless of race, colour, national or ethnic origin, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, marital status, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law. Nokia culture welcomes people as their true selves.

The successful candidate is likely to fulfil the following criteria:

  • 5 Years of experience in litigation and contract drafting.
  • J.D. or equivalent.
  • Proven deal-making skills – ability to understand all sides in a negotiation while seeking effective and creative solutions.
  • Litigation/contract drafting experience in the following markets – OTT/Streaming Video and/or social media is a big plus.
  • Good negotiation, influencing and presentation skills as well as a team player mindset.
  • Familiarity with patent licenses and related legal agreements is required.
  • Project management skills, and determination to see things through to completion.
  • Thinks and acts creatively to develop and apply new innovative approaches to complex problems.
  • Analytical skills and understanding of financial analyses.
  • Able to work with high degree of independence.
  • Willingness to travel and to work under pressure.
  • Communication skills, excellent command of written and spoken English.

If you would like to explore this opportunity further, please contact

Julian Adamson

Managing Partner

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