Associate General Counsel

Legal, Finance, Facilities & Admin | Menlo Park, CA

Oculus seeks an Associate General Counsel for its Oculus virtual reality product ecosystem. Oculus invents, manufactures and sells industry leading virtual reality headsets and operates a global virtual reality content and social platform.

This position entails providing legal advice related to Oculus's products, core technology development and negotiating complex technology transactions. Success in this position will require applying a complex and evolving global legal and licensing framework to new and innovative products and services. This is a unique opportunity to work on cutting-edge issues in a fast-paced start-up environment, as Oculus leads the field of virtual reality.


  • Counsel Oculus's product and core technology teams on legal matters related to Oculus PC and mobile hardware and software products, including product design and development
  • Serve as legal lead for strategic collaborations and partnerships with other technology companies to build out the Oculus product ecosystem
  • Oversee and negotiate complex tech transactions, including IP licensing, partnership agreements and other commercial agreements related to Oculus products and core technologies
  • Influence and build relationships with executives, product teams and peers across Oculus and Facebook
  • Collaborate with subject matters experts at Oculus and Facebook to analyze and communicate legal risks

Minimum Qualifications

  • J.D. degree with membership in at least 1 state bar
  • 8+ years legal experience with law firms and/or in-house experience with technology companies
  • Product counseling and negotiating experience
  • Experience in IP and technology licensing
  • Experience with the consumer electronics industry and emerging technology products and services

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience building influence with tech entrepreneur executives and advising various stakeholders teams on complex legal issues
  • International transactions experience

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