At Plaid, our mission is to unlock financial freedom for everyone. There has never been a better time than now to start building the future of fintech with us. Plaid powers the tools millions of people rely on to live a healthier financial life. We work with thousands of companies like Venmo and SoFi, several of the Fortune 500, and many of the largest banks to make it easy for people to connect their financial accounts to the apps and services they want to use. Plaid’s network covers 11,000 financial institutions across the US, Canada, UK and Europe. Founded in 2013, the company is headquartered in San Francisco with offices in New York, Salt Lake City, Washington D.C., London and Amsterdam.
The Commercial Legal team at Plaid works on all IP and contract-related matters at Plaid, including general corporate deals and go-to-market deals, as well as management of the Plaid IP portfolio. It is part of the Policy, Risk and Legal (“PRL”) team at Plaid, which works at the intersection of technology and financial services on disruptive innovations that require creative and pragmatic legal solutions. We deal with novel issues every day and work collaboratively across Plaid’s product, business, operations, risk and policy teams, as well as with our customers and partners.
The Commercial Legal team is looking for an IP Counsel to focus on developing an IP strategy as well as managing Plaid’s growing IP portfolio. In this position, you will partner with Legal and Plaid engineering, product, sales, design, marketing, account management, & partnerships teams. We are looking for someone interested in learning about and assisting on a variety of legal matters, including matters relating to IP, data licensing, data security, privacy, patents, trademarks, and open-source software.