Lead/Associate General Counsel, IP & Content (Trademark/Counterfeit)

Posted Feb 06
Full Time
New York

Meta is seeking a highly motivated team player with a passion for online intellectual property issues – with a particular focus on counterfeits and trademarks – to serve as Lead Counsel, IP. This role will tackle cutting-edge matters arising from content posted by users on Facebook, Instagram, and Meta’s other services that may infringe third parties’ intellectual property rights. The ideal candidate will have a background in user-generated content, intermediary liability, and counterfeit and trademark laws.

Lead/Associate General Counsel, IP & Content (Trademark/Counterfeit) Responsibilities:

  • Particular responsibilities will include supporting the company’s work building policies and technical systems to address counterfeit and trademark issues, engaging with rights holders, as well as advising on public policy and litigation matters. This is a great opportunity to work closely with a variety of cross-functional teams across the company, including operations, product, policy and other legal teams, and handle novel issues in an exciting and fast-past environment.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • J.D. degree (or foreign equivalent) and membership in at least one U.S. state bar
  • 5+ years of relevant experience with intellectual property and intermediary liability issues, from in-house or at a law firm
  • Experience with online copyright, trademark, and counterfeit issues

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience handling work for internet platforms and/or tech companies
  • Strong issue-spotting skills and experience to assess legal, practical and business risks
  • Proven to work in a collaborative, fast-paced environment and execute on multiple priorities under tight deadlines

About Meta:

Meta builds technologies that help people connect, find communities, and grow businesses. When Facebook launched in 2004, it changed the way people connect. Apps like Messenger, Instagram and WhatsApp further empowered billions around the world. Now, Meta is moving beyond 2D screens toward immersive experiences like augmented and virtual reality to help build the next evolution in social technology. People who choose to build their careers by building with us at Meta help shape a future that will take us beyond what digital connection makes possible today—beyond the constraints of screens, the limits of distance, and even the rules of physics.

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