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Job Summary: Imagine what you could do here. At Apple, new ideas have a way of becoming great products, services, and customer experiences very quickly. Bring passion and dedication to your job and there's no telling what you could accomplish.
Do you love taking on big challenges without precedent? Do you possess a deep knowledge of the legal field and a passion for innovation? As a part of our Legal group, you’ll help uphold Apple’s high ethical and corporate standards, as well as defend our intellectual property. You’ll help provide legal support for all our products and businesses across the globe. Working for a company that invents entire categories and industries means you’ll be challenged to creatively apply your deep legal expertise to rare and often unexplored aspects of the law. Together with your team, you’ll provide the critical support needed worldwide for all Apple products and businesses.
Apple’s Content and Services Legal group seeks an exceptional mid-level attorney focused on music initiatives to add to its content product and transactional team, which supports Apple’s music, movie, television, and other content businesses worldwide.
Description: The Apple content team is responsible for the full range of legal work for domestic and international distribution through the world’s leading digital content platform. In this role, you will draft and negotiate agreements and provide product advice consistent with Apple’s policies and practices and aligned with evolving strategic goals. You will be a diligent and dedicated negotiator, drafter, and counselor who can translate business objectives into agreements and give concise, practical legal advice under tight deadlines.
Key Qualifications: •4+ years relevant experience working on digital content and consumer-facing technology and e-commerce issues, providing practical legal advice and negotiating content licensing and other transactions. •Interest in digital media and internet-based distribution models. •Experience in copyright, rights clearances, and other areas of intellectual property law. •Experience in product counseling and working with business, product, and engineering teams preferred. •Experience with legal and regulatory issues in the areas of online content, digital distribution, and subscription services preferred. •Outstanding communication and analytical skills. •Understanding of music licensing, other digital content licensing, subscription models, online video business models, DRM and other content protection strategies, and digital supply chain issues is beneficial. •Adept at advising clients, including senior executives, on complex content- and technology-related legal issues and regulatory matters. •Effective negotiator with strong business and problem-solving skills who is well versed in structuring content licensing and other agreements. •Ability to build client relationships and work collaboratively on cross-functional teams. •Good judgment, strong interpersonal skills, and the ability to handle a variety of matters at once in a fast-paced environment. •Experience at a law firm and in-house with a label, studio, or relevant technology firm preferred.
Education: JD and excellent academic credentials.
Apple is an Equal Opportunity Employer that is committed to inclusion and diversity. We also take affirmative action to offer employment and advancement opportunities to all applicants, including minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities. Apple will not discriminate or retaliate against applicants who inquire about, disclose, or discuss their compensation or that of other applicants.
Internal Number: 200059471
About Apple Inc.
We’re a diverse collection of thinkers and doers, continually reimagining what’s possible to help us all do what we love in new ways. The people who work here have reinvented entire industries with the Mac, iPhone, iPad, and Apple Watch, as well as with services, including iTunes, the App Store, Apple Music, and Apple Pay. And the same innovation that goes into our products also applies to our practices — strengthening our commitment to leave the world better than we found it.
Everyone here is an innovator, or an innovator-to-be, no matter what your team or your role. So bring your passion, courage, and original thinking and get ready to share it, because every new product, service, or feature we invent is the result of people working together to make each other’s ideas stronger. Innovation at this level depends on people who represent the variety of the human experience and inspire us with their own fresh perspectives. This is where your work can make a difference in people’s lives. Including your own.