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Intellectual Property - General Attorney in Irvine, CA

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Company name

Western Digital Corporation

Organization Type


Job Type


Practice Area

Intellectual Property - General

Years of Experience

Min 6 yrs required


Irvine, CA

Date Last Verified

Dec 01,2017

Posted on

Sep 25,2017

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Director and Senior Legal Counsel The candidate will advise internal business partners on requirements affecting all stages of a product's life cycle, including design, development, marketing, public relations, product launch and distribution, and related product regulatory concerns. Will prepare, review, and negotiate complex agreements including software licensing, software-as-a-service, co-marketing, strategic alliances, professional and hosted services, marketing technology products, and services contracts. Will prepare, draft and manage end-user license and terms of service agreements for a wide variety of software products and services. Will maintain current understanding of best practices related to legal issues in product development and marketing for technology companies, including strong familiarity with intellectual property and privacy matters. Will review, draft and advise on advertising and marketing materials, including press releases, packaging, product launch collateral, sweepstakes, promotions, and other related items. Will assist members of management identify and analyze business and commercial issues connected with legal matters, and identify potential legal issues related to business practices and policies. Will conduct business ethically and legally. Models ethical business behavior and decision-making to co-workers and internal customers. Will present credible image. Will develops/maintains good working relationships with internal partners and/or external contacts

Qualification and Experience

The candidate should have J.D. degree from accredited law school; top 50 law school strongly preferred. Should be current member of the California Bar in good standing, or California Registered In-House Counsel in good standing. Should have at least 6 years’ experience practicing with national law firm or at least 6 years practicing with national or regional law firm and as an in-house attorney. Should have customer service orientation in working with internal partners. Should have extensive knowledge of contract and Internet-related legal regimes. Should have experience supporting software-as-a-service and internet-based business models. Should have extensive knowledge of product regulatory matters related to hardware and software products. Should have best in class skills drafting contracts or writing persuasively for a third party audience. Should have expert written and oral presentation skills. Should makes effective and credible presentations to employees in Company’s business groups at all levels on legal issues facing such business groups.Maintains confidentiality. Should have effective conflict resolution skills. Should have experience at an internet-based cloud services company a plus.

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Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Western Digital Corporation
3355 Michelson Drive,
Suite 100
Irvine, CA 92612