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Legal Intern, Via LA (Summer 24)

Dolby Laboratories
Posted Jan 19
Full Time
On Site
San Francisco, California
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Job Description

Join the leader in entertainment innovation and help us design the future. The Dolby U internship program offers impactful, project-based work experience in a collaborative, creative environment where you work side by side with industry leaders. Amplify your insatiable curiosity by implementing real-world solutions that revolutionize how people communicate and how entertainment is created, delivered, and enjoyed worldwide. We offer a collegial culture, challenging projects, and excellent compensation and benefits, not to mention a Flex Work approach that is truly flexible to support where, when, and how you do your best work. For any student seeking to gain invaluable expertise through meaningful, personal contributions, we invite you to join us in continuing to design a future where technology meets entertainment!

Via Legal Intern



Join the leader in collaborative licensing and help us advance inclusive and efficient new patent licensing approaches. Via Licensing Alliance is dedicated to accelerating global technology adoption, fostering participation, and generating return on innovation with balanced licensing solutions for innovators and manufacturers of all sizes around the globe. Via LA has operated dozens of licensing programs for a variety of technologies consisting of nearly 50,000 patents in over 130 countries with more than 500 patent holders and nearly 10,000 licensees. Via LA is an independently managed company owned by industry-leading participants with over 25 years of intellectual property licensing leadership. 

Via LA’s expertise extends to intellectual property, technology standardization, strategic business development, and program administration. Affiliated specialists in the fields of finance, antitrust law, and patent analysis complete the set of capabilities that make Via LA a premier solutions provider to the world’s most sophisticated technology and entertainment companies.  



The Legal Intern will assist with a variety of legal projects, which are expected to include: 

  • legal research on licensing and patent infringement/enforcement issues 
  • analyses of the patent litigation landscape and litigation prep
  • assisting with license compliance matters



  • Strong interest in patents and intellectual property law 
  • Exceptional written and verbal communications skills 
  • Attention to detail 
  • Positive and professional attitude, including dependability and timeliness
  • Ability to research legal and business issues and learn new concepts quickly 
  • Experience with online research tools, as well as Westlaw, Lexis/Nexis, and Bloomberg 


We recognize that applying to internships can be a daunting process. Even if you do not have previous professional experience to meet the listed qualifications, we will consider relevant project, volunteer, and extracurricular experiences, and we encourage you to include them on your resume and apply.   



Working towards a graduate law degree (JD or LLM) at an accredited law school with a strong academic record; recent grads who are within 6 months of graduation are also eligible to apply. Must be available to work full-time Monday-Friday for 6 months between May 2024 – December 2024.

Start date for the internship is as follows: (*note* these dates are not flexible)

  • Monday, May 20, 2024
  • Monday, June 3, 2024
  • Monday, June 17, 2024


The San Francisco/Bay Area base hourly range for this internship position is $45-58/hr and can vary if outside of this location. Our hourly ranges are determined by role, level, and location. Within the range, individual pay is determined by work location and additional factors, including job-related skills, experience, and relevant education or training. Your recruiter can share more about the specific hourly range and perks and benefits for your location during the hiring process.

Dolby will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of San Francisco Police Code, Article 49, and Administrative Code, Article 12


Equal Employment Opportunity:

Dolby is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Our success depends on the combined skills and talents of all our employees. We are committed to making employment decisions without regard to race, religious creed, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, religion, marital status, family status, medical condition, disability, military service, pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions or any other classification protected by federal, state, and local laws and ordinances.