Full Time Job

Manager, Content Protection

Sony Music

New York, NY 11-05-2020
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Entry (0-2 years) Experience
Job Description

As a Manager, Content Protection you will play a vital role in SME's efforts to combat intellectual property theft and provide a unique opportunity to work on substantive intellectual property and content protection related matters. The ideal candidate will have experience with laws governing intellectual property rights in the U.S., as well as knowledge of legal and technological issues relating to enforcement of copyrights.

What you'll do:
• Provide in-house legal support including resolving copyright disputes, preparing cease and desist letters, and sending takedown notices
• Negotiate and draft NDAs, trial agreements, and service agreements in support of SME's content protection efforts
• Develop and execute scalable, effective enforcement strategies across digital music and e-commerce platforms
• Coordinate and communicate with industry trade organizations in the development and execution of online and physical anti-piracy programs
• Develop and maintain relationships with third-party content protection service providers
• Advise senior executive team and stakeholders on matters concerning content protection

Who you are:
• Must possess Juris Doctor degree from an accredited institution
• Minimum of 1-2 years direct or equivalent experience working in content protection, intellectual property or patent-related fields
• Proficiency in legal writing and legal research
• Functional understanding of at least one programming language is a plus
• Highly responsive, including capacity to handle urgent requests outside regular working hours

What we give you:
• An opportunity to fuel the creative journey on a global stage
• A modern, diverse and innovative work environment, with offices that include collaboration areas, cafeterias, event spaces, and more
• An investment in your learning & development
• A comprehensive and attractive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, life & disability coverage, and 401K + employer matching
• Voluntary benefits (like company-paid identity theft protection and resources for pets), mental health and meditation resources, industry-leading fertility coverage, fully-paid leave for childbirth or bonding, fully-paid leave for caregivers, programs for loved ones with developmental disabilities and neurodiversity, subsidized back-up child and elder care, and reimbursement for adoption, surrogacy, tuition and student loans
• Winter recess (Christmas through New Year's)