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Sony Interactive Entertainment, LLC seeks a highly motivated Corporate Counsel or Senior Corporate Counsel to partner with, provide counsel to, and support the organization’s product development studios and global legal department in all areas of the law relevant to video game products, services, and platforms. This is a truly great opportunity to join a growing legal team and work on cutting-edge issues in an exciting, fast-paced environment.
Draft and negotiate agreements, including game prototype and development, software and technology licenses, content licenses, EULAs, services/consulting, non-disclosure, voice over, talent, writer, music
Launch and provide ongoing support for products and services on current and new platforms
Clear game content for release
Clearly and concisely communicate legal risks to business clients
Review external communications including trailers, blog posts, press releases, advertising, social media communications, and promotions
Enforce industry content and marketing regulations
Draft cease and desist letters and submit take down notices
Design and provide legal training, policies, and guidelines for business clients and Legal department
Manage paralegals and administrative staff
Collaborate with counterparts in other SIE regions
Maintain a strong knowledge of the industry, organization products and services, and relevant law
Current member in good standing of the California State Bar
Law degree from an accredited law school
At least 5 years of experience drafting relevant agreements and working directly with corporate clients, preferably in the video game, technology, or entertainment industry
Expertise in intellectual property law, including copyright and trademark law, and knowledge of marketing law
Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills
Knowledge of employment and labor law compliance, open source software licensing, music licensing, merchandise licensing, privacy and data security law, virtual currency, and intellectual property disputes is desirable
Recognized as a global leader in interactive and digital entertainment, Sony Interactive Entertainment (SIE) is responsible for the PlayStation® brand and family of products and services. PlayStation has delivered innovation to the market since the launch of the original PlayStation in Japan in 1994. The PlayStation family of products and services include PlayStation®4, PlayStation®VR, PlayStation...®Vita, PlayStation®3, PlayStation®Store, PlayStation®Plus, PlayStation™Video, PlayStation™Music, PlayStation™Now, PlayStation™Vue, PlayStation®Original and acclaimed PlayStation software titles from SIE Worldwide Studios. Headquartered in San Mateo, California, SIE is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Sony Corporation and has global functions and regional headquarters in California, London and Tokyo.
Sony is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All persons will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, pregnancy, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, legally protected physical or mental disability, covered veteran status, status in the U.S. uniformed services, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information or membership in any other legally protected category.
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