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  • Associate Legal Counsel Japan Tokyo
  • Adobe in Tokyo, , Japan
  • jobs
  • 2 weeks ago

jobs description

Our Company

Changing 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 give everyone—from emerging artists to global brands—everything they need to craft and deliver exceptional digital experiences. We’re passionate about empowering people to craft alluring 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!

About Adobe’s Legal Group

Adobe’s Legal team partners with business and functional teams to manage the company's legal affairs. Sub teams within the Legal organization include Public Policy, Compliance, Anti-piracy, Corporate Securities and M&A, Litigation, Intellectual Property and Product and Sales support.

The Opportunity

An exciting opportunity has now arisen for a qualified (2 to 4 years of PQE) commercial/IT/IP lawyer in Tokyo to work on a broad range of business matters requiring legal support. The successful candidate will act as advisor to, and interface and collaborate with, all levels of the sales community, as well as providing support to other functions within the organization (including the marketing and procurement groups) and working with other members of the Japan and Asia-Pacific legal team. We are a highly collaborative team and our mission is to play a key role in regional growth and give our business partners the best possible experience in working with Legal.

What You'll Do:
• Drafting, reviewing and negotiating a variety of license, professional services and other commercial agreements and documents, including data processing agreements, resale, distribution, and procurement agreements.
• Providing general commercial legal support to the various business units, including supporting our internal deal desk on deal structuring, preparing and delivering training in-house, when appropriate, on key legal areas of interest.
• Keeping up with legal developments in region and ensuring that Adobe’s agreements and business practices are in line with such developments.
• Participating in global cross-functional projects to drive efficiency improvements
• Cooperating and working closely with other legal team members in Singapore, Australia, India, Korea and other countries.

What You Need to Succeed:
• Bachelor of Law or equivalent degree
• Attorney-at-law qualified in Japan
• About 2-4 years of post-qualification experience in a law firm or in-house

Skills and Attributes:
• Proficient Japanese and English languages, including good oral and written communication skills and drafting skills.
• Experience and proficiency in technology licensing contracts, intellectual property law; and privacy or data protection is a plus.
• Have a keen interest in the software/IT industry.
• Operates with the highest level of professionalism and integrity.
• Be a great team player who is also able to self-start, as well as having a positive, problem solving, and business focused attitude with confidence to prioritize workload appropriately in a fast-paced environment.
• Be a great interpersonal, communication and collaboration skills, which are essential to thrive in a global, multi-cultural environment.
• Able to efficiently prioritize multiple tasks.
• Able to enjoy fast-paced changes.

Adobe for All:

Adobe strives to create an environment where our employees can do their best work and drive their career growth and development based on their personal goals. From fair-pay practices to Employee Networks and programs designed to make everyone feel included, we're committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive workplace for all!

Discover what our employees are saying about their career experiences on the Adobe Life blog and explore the meaningful benefits we offer.

Take the Plunge and Jump In:

Liking what you have read and keen to jump in? Thinking you might not have all the skills we are looking for? Just take the plunge and apply – we know that by bringing together a diverse group of people, we become so much better together. We'd love to see where we can help drive Creativity for All together.

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

Adobe is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and affirmative action employer. We do not discriminate based on gender, race or color, ethnicity or national origin, age, disability, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, or any other applicable characteristics protected by law. Learn more.

Adobe aims to make Adobe.com accessible to any and all users. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation to navigate our website or complete the application process, email accommodations@adobe.com or call (408) 536-3015.

Adobe values a free and open marketplace for all employees and has policies in place to ensure that we do not enter into illegal agreements with other companies to not recruit or hire each other’s employees
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