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Legal Operations Intern (Summer 23)

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Date: Mar 17, 2023

Location: San Francisco, US

Company: Dolby Laboratories, Inc.


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 Licensing is an independently managed subsidiary of Dolby Laboratories, Inc., a company with more than 50 years of experience in innovation and technology licensing. Via has set the standard for enabling innovation with collaborative licensing solutions. The Via team leverages decades of innovation heritage and industry best practices to continually develop creative new intellectual property licensing approaches for the market. For more information about Via, please visit


Via Licensing, a wholly owned and independently managed subsidiary of Dolby, is looking for an Operations Administrator Intern for its Legal Operations team. The intern filling this position will handle a wide range of important duties relating to the intellectual property (IP) licensing lifecycle and contracts administration. 



The Operations Administrator Intern will gain valuable experience in intellectual property, licensing and modern legal services technologies, including Salesforce, Apttus, and other data and database tools.  Specific duties include: 

  • Perform various duties for Via’s various agreements and patents by following legal operations process documents, including:  

  • Document preparation 

  • Record creation 

  • Electronic and physical filing 

  • Updating and status monitoring for key Via agreements and patent information 

  • Signature procurement 

  • Other data entry and data maintenance duties, as required 

  • Process agreement generation requests from licensing sales team; maintain and create related records in the system 

  • Provide reports on project status analytics and statistics to internal and external stakeholders 

  • Update Via’s legal operations process documents under direction 

  • Drive User Acceptance Testing (UAT) for Via’s agreements and patents database enhancement 

  • Maintain Via’s legal operations shared mailboxes to ensure that all requests and inquiries are processed properly 

  • Provide general administrative support and assistance to Legal team members.  Examples include document scanning, mailings, and document edits. 



  • Strong Excel, Word, PowerPoint skillset is required 

  • Recent college graduate or current college undergraduate.  Majors in business administration, mathematics, computer science, finance, or economics is preferred. 

  • Attention to detail, excellent organizational skills, and ability to multi-task are required 

  • Work experience related to business operations or accounting/finance operations a plus 

  • Experience with Salesforce or other Customer Relationship Management systems a plus 


We recognize that applying to internships can be a daunting process, especially if you have not had any previous internships, or if this is a new field of interest to you. 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 Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Economics, or a related field; 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 starting from May/June 2023. 

  • Start date for the internship is as follows: (*note* this date is not flexible) 

    • Monday, May 22, 2023 

    • Monday, June 5, 2023 

    • Monday, June 19, 2023 


The San Francisco/Bay Area base hourly range for this internship position is $31 - $36/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.

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