Join the leader in entertainment innovation and help us design the future. At Dolby, science meets art, and high tech means more than computer code. As a member of the Dolby team, you’ll see and hear the results of your work everywhere, from movie theaters to smartphones.
As an intern, the Dolby U 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. For anyone seeking to gain invaluable expertise through meaningful, personal contributions, join us to design a future where technology meets entertainment!
Dolby’s Audio Patent Group is looking for an enthusiastic academic intern interested in learning about Intellectual Property Law in an inhouse, hightech, global environment. This internship will be involved with legal research in the area of intellectual property as well as assist our inhouse counsel with patent prosecution and patent portfolio management as well as handle various ad hoc projects.
The intern will be expected to be an active member of the Audio Patent Team who will assist with both complex projects and daytoday responsibilities. The Intern will work closely with the team, collaborating on projects, receiving feedback and support, and generally learning about the practical dimensions of practicing patent law inhouse.
This position is in Dolby’s San Francisco headquarters.
Desired Skills and Experience
- Concentration in Patent Law (e.g., patent prosecution) or Intellectual Property Law preferred.
- Previous legal internship and/or businessrelated work experience a plus, particularly in patent prosecution.
- Strong written and verbal communications skills.
- Attention to detail and ability to handle multiple complex projects in a fastpaced environment.
- Positive and professional attitude, including dependability, timeliness, and a penchant for discretion.
- 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.
- Strong Microsoft Office skills including Microsoft Excel.
- Pursuing a graduate degree (JD or LLM) at an accredited law school with a strong academic record.
- Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Electrical Engineering/Technology, Computer Engineering/Science or Physics. A concentration in Digital Signal Processing would be preferred.
- Must be available to work full-time Monday-Friday for 3 months between May/June 2019 – Aug/Sept 2019
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.