||■Provide legal support as necessary for the expansion and growth of our businesses in Japan in general, and in particular with regard to issues impacting those businesses in the media business segments (including television, mobile, direct-to-consumer and media distribution businesses).
■Contract drafting, review and interpretation.
■Preparation of memoranda and correspondence.
■Instruct, oversee and manage outside counsel.
■Negotiation with counterparties to agreements relating to our businesses in Japan.
■Advise and counsel our Japan business executives on legal and regulatory issues affecting the Japan market.
■Coordinate with other members of our Legal Department to provide legal support and advice to our businesses in Japan.
||■Solid experience and understanding in issues concerning Japanese corporate/commercial law and Japanese intellectual property law, particularly copyright, trademark and unfair competition.
■Keen analytical insight and strong legal capability.
■Understanding of the legal and business customs and practices of a multinational enterprise.
■Familiarity and experience with business practices of the Japanese entertainment industry.
||■J.D., LL.B., LL.M., or equivalent
||■A minimum of 5 years of legal experience in law firm or multinational corporate legal department, focused on corporate/commercial and IP practice.
||■Native level Japanese language ability in negotiating, drafting and reading.
||■Admitted to practice law in Japan or an English-speaking jurisdiction.