Dolby Jobs – Licensing Counsel

Dolby Laboratories

Job Description:

The successful candidate will be an experienced member of the Licensing team responsible for supporting an active licensing program, covering technology and product development and consulting services. The position interacts extensively with senior management and requires mature judgment and the ability to work effectively as a contributing member of the team with minimal direction.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Counsel senior management in connection with complex transactional matters associated with licensing and collaboration agreements, intellectual property licensing strategies and protection of intellectual property rights
  • Negotiate and draft complex technology transfer and business development, and intellectual property licensing agreements
  • Work with sales and marketing organizations within the Company to develop guidelines and agreement templates, negotiate program agreements, and develop and define program criteria and processes
  • Provide information and training to internal groups as required
  • Provide such other corporate, licensing, and intellectual property management support as may be assigned by supervisor

Job Requirements:

  • Excellent negotiation skills and experience
  • Self-initiative and ability to work with minimum of direction under pressure
  • Superior organization and project management skills
  • Proficiency in Word, Excel, and PowerPoint applications
  • Familiarity with standards setting organizations and standards obligations
  • Good sense of humor and the ability to contribute to a collegial environment

Qualification & Experience:

  • Fluency in a foreign language
  • Knowledge of patent and antitrust law, experience with IP litigation, especially patent litigation, and/or an interest in data collection and privacy matters is a plus but not required
  • Experience with working in a distributed team structure across different geographical locations

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