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Join the leader in entertainment innovation and help us design the future. At Dolby, science meets art, and high tech means more than computer code. As a member of the Dolby team, you’ll see and hear the results of your work everywhere, from movie theaters to smartphones. We continue to revolutionize how people create, deliver, and enjoy entertainment worldwide. To do that, we need the absolute best talent. We’re big enough to give you all the resources you need, and small enough so you can make a real difference and earn recognition for your work. We offer a collegial culture, challenging projects, and excellent compensation and benefits.
The Commercial Counsel will advise internal Dolby clients on a broad variety of legal issues, focusing on transactional matters. The ideal candidate will be an entrepreneurial, detail-oriented individual with strong interpersonal skills, capable of driving progress on key initiatives while maintaining good relations with stakeholders across the company. Based in Dolby’s San Francisco office, this position reports to the Senior Director of Intellectual Property Transactions and Legal Affairs.
Partner with Dolby product and engineering teams on legal issues related to new and existing hardware and software products, from inception through sale
Advise Dolby’s marketing team on legal compliance, intellectual property protection, and adequate documentation of creative relationships
Lead transactional interactions with large studios and other partners in the entertainment industry
Draft, negotiate, and finalize legal agreements related to all of the foregoing, including varied license agreements, service agreements, purchase agreements, and lease agreements
Coordinate as necessary with Dolby’s privacy, tax, finance, trade compliance and other subject matter experts
JD from a top-tier law school
At least 3-4 years of transactional legal experience at a law firm and/or in-house
Expertise on issues related to the development and launch of products in the technology space
Familiarity with key regulatory issues in the marketing and technology product spaces
Significant experience negotiating and drafting large intellectual property transactions
Comfortable as the primary legal adviser to multiple product and operational groups
Extremely high work quality and precision – able to resolve time sensitive issues with a high degree of precision and exhibit strong organizational, written and verbal communication skills
Dolby will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of San Francisco Police Code, Article 49, and Administrative Code, Article 12
Equal Employment Opportunity: Dolby is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Our success depends on the combined skills and talents of all our employees. We are committed to making employment decisions without regard to race, religious creed, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, religion, marital status, family status, medical condition, disability, military service, pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions or any other classification protected by federal, state, and local laws and ordinances.