- Intellectual property law
- Patent law
- Vendor management
Note: By applying to this position you will have an opportunity to share your preferred working location for this position from the following: Mountain View, CA, USA; Austin, TX, USA
Bachelor's degree or equivalent practical experience.
2 years of policy, operations, legal or communications work experience.
Experience working in technology and/or a legal field.
Experience working in vendor management.
Experience using analytical tools (e.g., SQL) to identify trends and improve processes.
Experience and interest in working on a broad range of legal matters across multiple markets and regions.
Ability to interact professionally with all levels of internal and external stakeholders.
About the job
The Legal Investigations Support (LIS) team handles requests from Government agencies, courts, and parties in civil litigation. These requests will relate to real-world investigations on Google users. LIS aims to strike the best balance between competing forces like legal compliance, Google’s values and policies, and users' rights and freedoms, in order to improve the law, reduce risk, and keep Google running.
As a Policy Specialist, you'll be behind the success of your Legal team, by handling a high-volume of these legal requests, processing them through internal tools based on complex internal policy and workflows. You'll also identify opportunities to scale internal workflows to allow Google to respond quicker and with greater quality.
20th century laws don't always solve 21st century problems, and Google Legal crafts innovative approaches for handling some of the toughest legal challenges of the information age. Whether you're a patent attorney, an intellectual property expert or an engineer headed to law school, Google Legal lets you take on unanswered legal quandaries and create new precedents. Our innovative services raise challenging questions that demand creative and practical answers. We provide those answers by working at the crossroads of the law and new technology, helping Google build innovative and important products for users around the world.
Review, process, and respond to legal requests, related to real-world investigations, by working towards metrics and quotas.
Respond to inquiries from law enforcement agents, third-party attorneys, or pro se users.
Evaluate user requests for digital assets.
Develop and launch scalable policies and processes for handling large volumes of requests based on regional trends.
Provide regular feedback to vendor partners.
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