CommVault Intellectual Property Summer Associate (1L/2L) in Tinton Falls, New Jersey

Intellectual Property Summer Associate (1L/2L)

  • Tinton Falls, NJ

  • Intern

Company Description

Commvault is the world's most powerful backup and recovery software in the cloud and on any infrastructure, helping companies transform their data into a powerful strategic asset. Commvault data protection and information management solutions enable companies and organizations of all sizes, in all industries, to protect, access and share all of their data—anywhere and anytime.

As an organization, we are committed to a great work culture that embraces our values and promotes professional growth. Our Vaulters are passionate innovators who work together to uncover new challenges that can be solved. We are proud that the focus of every vaulter is to drive our customers' businesses forward. We're all about getting the job done, and having FUN doing it. As vaulters we pride ourselves on transparency, integrity, and respect in everything that we do.

NOW is the time to join a growing company with strong roots, where you can take on your next challenge.

Job Description

As a Summer Associate, you will work closely with Commvault’s legal team as well as our in-house stakeholders and outside counsel. You’ll perform a variety of wide-ranging and substantive legal assignments such as:

  • Assisting in-house attorneys with patent prosecution tasks to protect Commvault’s products and services worldwide

  • Working directly with internal teams to identify new inventions

  • Conducting prior art searches

  • Identifying strategic business value and market dynamics associated with various technologies and competing products

  • Providing general support for IP litigation, open source licensing, special projects, and other departmental matters

You should have a demonstrated track record of personal achievement and possess the following qualifications:

  • Completed at least two semesters prior to June 2018 at an ABA-approved law school

  • BS and/or advanced degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Physics, or equivalent work experience in the software field

  • Eligibility to sit for the Patent Bar

  • The ability to work at least ten consecutive weeks full-time during the 2018 summer 2018 and at least one day per week during the 2018-19 academic year

  • Superior academic credentials

  • Excellent written and spoken English

  • Strong attention to accuracy and detail in all aspects of responsibilities

  • Exceptional professionalism, communication, personal integrity, and interpersonal skills

  • Flexibility to accept diverse challenges in a fast-paced high-tech environment

  • A positive attitude, a dynamic personality, and a creative spirit

Please apply online and provide a resume, law school and college transcripts, writing sample, and cover letter.

Additional Information

Recognized as a leader in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Data Center Backup and Recovery Software, our industry's definitive independent ranking. For the seventh straight year, Commvault has been named a leader. And this year we're furthest on the "completeness of vision" and highest on the "ability to execute."

Commvault offers its products through a broad array of distribution partners globally, while building upon its strong portfolio of strategic partnerships with leading technology companies including Microsoft, Amazon Web Services, Cisco, Oracle, SAP, Nutanix, Pure, HP, Hitachi, NetApp and many others. Commvault's global headquarters is located in Tinton Falls NJ, with additional offices that support customers globally across the Americas, EMEA, and APAC.

Commvault is an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are always committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status. and we will not discriminate against on the basis of such characteristics or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we work.