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Music Counsel

Company name

YouTube, Inc.

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Years of Experience

Min 5 yrs required


San Bruno, CA

Posted on

Feb 28,2018
Practice Area
Entertainment and New Media >> Entertainment and New Media
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Music Counsel The candidate will work on the most exciting legal issues as disruptive technological innovations require creative and proactive legal guidance. Will focus on cutting edge music licensing, policy development, content-creation and distribution, and related transactions for company products. Manage, draft, and analyzing a wide variety of music and video content licensing and distribution agreements for company's growing digital media business, as well as analyze and advise on legal issues relating to the use of music across the entire spectrum of products around the world for agreements and for policy development. May also provide commercial and product-related legal support for company more generally. Draft and review music and video content licensing agreements with content creators, distributors, record labels, music publishers and publishing collecting societies across all company products. Respond promptly to legal requests from business development, sales, licensing, product, marketing and other business clients. Advise product team clients, as well as finance and other company departments on legal issues and risks, regulatory matters, complex agreement structures, approval processes, company policies and procedures, intellectual property and agreement strategy. Support the continuous improvement of standard form agreements and legal processes.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate should have a J.D. degree or equivalent practical experience. Should be admitted to the CA Bar and in good standing or otherwise authorized to practice law (e.g., have registered in-house status) in the state in which the position is located. Must have 5 years of relevant experience. Should have experience with commercial agreements, digital music licensing agreements, agreements and support of multi-territorial licensing entities. Ability and willingness to travel is needed.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
YouTube, Inc.
1000 Cherry Ave
Second Floor
San Bruno, CA 94066
Fax: 650-872-8513

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