Associate Senior Legal Counsel

Employer
Marketo, an Adobe Company
Location
San Jose
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Jun 17, 2024
Closes
Jun 20, 2024
Practice
Litigation
Position
Counsel
Contract Type
Permanent
Our CompanyChanging the world through digital experiences is what Adobe's all about. We give everyone–from emerging artists to global brands–everything they need to design and deliver exceptional digital experiences! We're passionate about empowering people to create beautiful and powerful images, videos, and apps, and transform how companies interact with customers across every screen. We're on a mission to hire the very best and are committed to creating exceptional employee experiences where everyone is respected and has access to equal opportunity. We realize that new ideas can come from everywhere in the organization, and we know the next big idea could be yours!

Our Company

Changing the world through digital experiences is what Adobe's all about. We enable everyone to design and deliver exceptional digital experiences. We're passionate about empowering people to craft beautiful and powerful images, videos, and apps, and transform how companies interact with customers across every screen.

We're on a mission to hire the very best and are committed to building exceptional employee experiences where everyone is respected and has access to equal opportunity. We realize that new ideas can come from everywhere in the organization, and we know the next big idea could be yours!

The Opportunity – Legal Counsel – Design, Research, and AI (DRAI)

Adobe is seeking an experienced attorney to join the DRAI Legal Team and provide legal advice to Adobe's innovative design, technology and research teams. You will apply legal judgment to provide well–reasoned, impactful guidance. In this role, you will also advise on a variety of legal matters in areas as diverse as artificial intelligence and machine learning (AI/ML), university research and collaboration, AI product development, and AI ethics. This full–time position will be based in our San Jose, CA, San Francisco, CA, or Seattle, WA office.

What you'll do

Be a key member of the legal team that supports Adobe's technology and design–focused teams including Adobe Research, Adobe Design, Adobe Sensei, Ethical Innovation, and teams developing Adobe's generative AI technologies and features.

Deliver practical legal and business solutions with an eye on company policies and procedures to ensure compliance and appropriate risk handling.

Counsel researchers and developers on all aspects related to AI development, including issues related to data and model usage and related intellectual property issues to ensure alignment with Adobe's AI Ethics Principles, policies, and standards.

Lead strategic business agreements and content acquisition agreements involving a diverse range of content types, including images, video, 3D, audio (sound effects, music, speech), and text.

Collaborate with and support Adobe's public policy team in understanding and assessing the AI legal, regulatory, and policy landscape in the US and around the world.

Create, streamline, and continuously improve processes, forms, templates, knowledge resources, and training to drive efficiency.

Build positive relationships and counsel multiple levels of management and key partners on issues that sit at the intersection of law and technology.

What you'll need to succeed

J.D. from an accredited law school and membership in good standing in at least one state bar with a minimum of 7+ years of relevant legal experience, with preference given to candidates with in–house experience, strong technology transactions experience, and/or experience working with AI/ML development.

Highly effective communication skills and ability to distill sophisticated legal issues into plain English with an understanding that more is not always better.

Ability to work independently with minimal direction in a fast–paced environment and take initiative in client engagement.

Deep understanding of subject matter areas that are foundational to development of AI/ML technologies and software, such as intellectual property, contracts, software licensing, open source, and privacy.

Intellectual curiosity coupled with strong problem–solving capabilities, sound legal judgment, and strong business instincts.

A mentality that you can learn from everyone, and they can learn from you.

An understanding of and interest in new and emerging technology areas relevant to the Digital Media business and an affinity for technical subject matter.

A collaborative teammate with a sense of humor, strong self–awareness, and a desire to be the best colleague in order to build an exciting career with our team!

Our compensation reflects the cost of labor across several U.S. geographic markets, and we pay differently based on those defined markets. The U.S. pay range for this position is $136,500 $261,000 annually. Pay within this range varies by work location and may also depend on job–related knowledge, skills, and experience. Your recruiter can share more about the specific salary range for the job location during the hiring process.

Our compensation reflects the cost of labor across several U.S. geographic markets, and we pay differently based on those defined markets. The U.S. pay range for this positionis $136,500 $261,000 annually. Paywithin this range varies by work locationand may also depend on job–related knowledge, skills,and experience. Your recruiter can share more about the specific salary range for the job location during the hiring process. Our CompanyChanging the world through digital experiences is what Adobe's all about. We give everyone–from emerging artists to global brands–everything they need to design and deliver exceptional digital experiences! We're passionate about empowering people to create beautiful and powerful images, videos, and apps, and transform how companies interact with customers across every screen. We're on a mission to hire the very best and are committed to creating exceptional employee experiences where everyone is respected and has access to equal opportunity. We realize that new ideas can come from everywhere in the organization, and we know the next big idea could be yours!

Our Company

Changing the world through digital experiences is what Adobe's all about. We enable everyone to design and deliver exceptional digital experiences. We're passionate about empowering people to craft beautiful and powerful images, videos, and apps, and transform how companies interact with customers across every screen.

We're on a mission to hire the very best and are committed to building exceptional employee experiences where everyone is respected and has access to equal opportunity. We realize that new ideas can come from everywhere in the organization, and we know the next big idea could be yours!

The Opportunity – Legal Counsel – Design, Research, and AI (DRAI)

Adobe is seeking an experienced attorney to join the DRAI Legal Team and provide legal advice to Adobe's innovative design, technology and research teams. You will apply legal judgment to provide well–reasoned, impactful guidance. In this role, you will also advise on a variety of legal matters in areas as diverse as artificial intelligence and machine learning (AI/ML), university research and collaboration, AI product development, and AI ethics. This full–time position will be based in our San Jose, CA, San Francisco, CA, or Seattle, WA office.

What you'll do

Be a key member of the legal team that supports Adobe's technology and design–focused teams including Adobe Research, Adobe Design, Adobe Sensei, Ethical Innovation, and teams developing Adobe's generative AI technologies and features.

Deliver practical legal and business solutions with an eye on company policies and procedures to ensure compliance and appropriate risk handling.

Counsel researchers and developers on all aspects related to AI development, including issues related to data and model usage and related intellectual property issues to ensure alignment with Adobe's AI Ethics Principles, policies, and standards.

Lead strategic business agreements and content acquisition agreements involving a diverse range of content types, including images, video, 3D, audio (sound effects, music, speech), and text.

Collaborate with and support Adobe's public policy team in understanding and assessing the AI legal, regulatory, and policy landscape in the US and around the world.

Create, streamline, and continuously improve processes, forms, templates, knowledge resources, and training to drive efficiency.

Build positive relationships and counsel multiple levels of management and key partners on issues that sit at the intersection of law and technology.

What you'll need to succeed

J.D. from an accredited law school and membership in good standing in at least one state bar with a minimum of 7+ years of relevant legal experience, with preference given to candidates with in–house experience, strong technology transactions experience, and/or experience working with AI/ML development.

Highly effective communication skills and ability to distill sophisticated legal issues into plain English with an understanding that more is not always better.

Ability to work independently with minimal direction in a fast–paced environment and take initiative in client engagement.

Deep understanding of subject matter areas that are foundational to development of AI/ML technologies and software, such as intellectual property, contracts, software licensing, open source, and privacy.

Intellectual curiosity coupled with strong problem–solving capabilities, sound legal judgment, and strong business instincts.
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