Facebook Trademark, Copyright and Advertising Paralegal in Menlo Park, California


Facebook's mission is to give people the power to share, and make the world more open and connected. Through our growing family of apps and services, we're building a different kind of company that helps billions of people around the world connect and share what matters most to them. Whether we're creating new products or helping a small business expand its reach, people at Facebook are builders at heart. Our global teams are constantly iterating, solving problems, and working together to make the world more open and accessible. Connecting the world takes every one of us—and we're just getting started.


Facebook seeks a highly motivated, organized team player to serve as Trademark, Copyright and Advertising Paralegal. This position will provide organizational and substantive support to the attorneys on the trademark team, will work closely with marketing teams across the Facebook Companies, and will report to the IP Paralegal Manager. This is a great opportunity to join a growing legal team and work on cutting-edge issues in an exciting, fast-paced environment. Candidates should be extremely organized and resourceful, with ability to prioritize projects and communicate efficiently.

Required Skills:

  1. Address routine trademark, copyright and right of publicity issues in marketing content, flag issues for attorney review and analysis and issue spot for other legal teams

  2. Conduct first line review of requests for amendments to form agreements

  3. Manage copyright protection for Facebook content

  4. Perform title, tag line, and fictitious business name clearance for Facebook marketing and production projects

  5. Support acquisition of music rights, track music license terms, create efficiencies in music licensing process

  6. Collaborate in the creation of company-wide processes for marketing and content development teams to help streamline legal review

  7. Create, implement and maintain intake and tracking/metrics system to show team impact

  8. Assist with other projects and workflows as needed, including brand permissions, additional trademark clearance, marketing clearance, enforcement, and team operations

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. Bachelor’s degree and paralegal certification

  2. 4+ years of relevant trademark, copyright and advertising experience

  3. Experience with trademark search tools, databases, docket systems, and Microsoft Office Suite

  4. Experience with reviewing marketing content for intellectual property issues

  5. Experience with US and international copyright applications

Preferred Qualifications:

  1. Experience working with web, app, social networking, or internet companies

  2. Relevant experience on an in house legal team and experience working directly with product and marketing teams

  3. Notary certification or willingness to obtain same

  4. Experience working with or in support of diverse communities

Industry: Internet

Equal Opportunity: As part of our dedication to the diversity of our workforce, Facebook is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity without regard for race, color, national origin, ethnicity, gender, protected veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, or religion. We are also committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in our job application procedures. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at accommodations-ext@fb.com or you may call us at 1+650-308-7837.