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Yes, Tumblr is hiring another lawyer (help me!). ~ @arishahdadi

Yes, Tumblr is hiring another lawyer (help me!). Check out the jobs page for deets.
4:54 PM Jun 15 2012

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Refering to their job posting for Associate General Counsel.

This new guy (or girl!) will get to work with Ari "Casanova" Shahdadi himself!


For posterity, here is the job description:

What you’ll do:

  • Develop and implement proactive risk mitigation strategies.
  • Manage and participate in dispute resolution related matters.
  • Develop and implement forward-looking strategies for protecting Tumblr’s intellectual property, particularly patents and trademarks.
  • Participate in policy-setting.

What we’re looking for:

  • J.D. or equivalent with NY State bar admission.
  • A demonstrated passion for online communities, creators, the web, technology, social media, and related policy issues.
  • 5+ years of experience, including some intellectual property experience, at a top notch firm or company.
  • Experience with cross-border and international issues.
  • Plus: Experience as in-house counsel in a technology or media company.
  • Plus: Experience representing and close relationships with major technology and media companies.


Image source: LegalMatch

Tumblr has intellectual property?!

This is the same Tumblr that's "freakin' filthy", right?

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