• Coordinator Legal

    Locations US-CA-Hollywood
    Job Type
    Full-Time Staff
    ID
    2019-13569
    Company
    Paramount Pictures
  • About The Brand

    Founded in 1912, Paramount Pictures works with talented filmmakers to produce and distribute entertainment around the world. The iconic Paramount logo has opened some of the most successful and beloved films in cinematic history, including timeless classics such as Sunset Boulevard, The Godfather, Forrest Gump and Ferris Bueller's Day Off, and blockbuster franchises such as Star Trek, Transformers, and Mission Impossible. Recent innovative break-out films such as Interstellar, Arrival and A Quiet Place have added to Paramount's film legacy. Paramount Pictures Television's 13 Reasons Why, The Alienist and Jack Reacher have also been thrilling audiences. With a beautiful 65-acre lot in the heart of Hollywood, a worldwide network of offices and a culture of engagement, Paramount's passionate employees ensure the studio continues to deliver creativity and innovation to a dynamic industry. Paramount is a subsidiary of ViacomCBS, which reaches 700 million global subscribers through MTV, Nickelodeon, Comedy Central, BET and other media networks.

    Overview and Responsibilities

    Are you seeking an exciting opportunity to work withe the Intellectual Property & Content Protection team with the Paramount Pictures Legal team? Then, we would like you to read further and then apply this role!

    • Supports IP-related administrative activities, such as copyright registration and recordation processes.
    • Researches Studio’s property rights via internal databases and content management systems in support of a variety of IP team activities, including development rights research and content protection efforts.
    • Assists in the preparation, execution and notarization of international powers of attorney related to various IP activities.
    • Assists in the maintenance of IP-related records and data, including that related to content development and distribution rights.
    • Manages public email accounts concerning copyright use and licensing requests.
    • Coordinates the preparation, execution, and notarization of international powers of attorney.
    • Assists the IP team with rights, research, and records, production and title clearances, product rights management, litigation and dispute resolution, and content protection.
    • Manages the two supervisors’ calendars, schedules, telephone calls, travel, and expenses.

    Basic Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s Degree, required.
    • 2 or more years of applicable experience within a major law firm or in-house law department of a major company, required.
    • Extensive experience with Microsoft Word and Outlook; a familiarity with Excel and PowerPoint.
    • Software applications and databases used in a legal office setting, required.

    Additional Qualifications

    • Prior intellectual property-related experience in the film and/or television industries, preferred
    • Basic copyright, trademark, defamation, right of publicity, and privacy law issues would also be beneficial.
    • Superior interpersonal and communications skills
    • Ability to exercise sound judgment, and to handle multiple matters simultaneously and independently.

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