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Director, IP Licensing

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Director, IP Licensing



nChain are on the frontline of digital technology innovation; they are leaders in blockchain research and development. Founded in 2015, nChain initially focused purely on the research and development needed to drive enterprise application of the nascent blockchain technology. Beginning in 2019, custom solutions and commercial applications were offered to clients to serve their data integrity needs. At nChain, their belief is that the world can trust in the data upon which it relies. Their purpose is to mitigate reliance on unreliable data and to enable their customers to focus on generating new value streams.



nChain are looking to add a Director of IP Licensing to their team of highly skilled experts. You will be a vital driver behind the commercialisation of nChain’s substantial patent portfolio. With significant experience, you will seamlessly step into this unique role and be afforded opportunities to sculpt the future of blockchain and its applications worldwide.

nChain are looking for:

  • A legally educated professional with at least ten years’ experience across patent licensing, negotiations, agreements and enforcement within an IP-intensive business.
  • Knowledge of blockchain is desirable.
  • Experience growing revenue and sales, through licensing operations, within your previous role/s.
  • Strong commercial talent.
  • Proactive and strategic thinker.
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Location: London, UK / Zug, Switzerland

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