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Entertainment and New Media Attorney / Intellectual Property - Trademark/Copyright Attorney in San Francisco, CA (Remote)

Organization Type

In-House

Job Type

Attorney

Date Last Verified

Jun 11, 2021

Posted on

Apr 08, 2021

Years of Experience

5-7 yrs required

Location

San Francisco, CA, United States
Practice Area
Entertainment and New Media >> Entertainment and New Media
Intellectual Property >> Intellectual Property - Trademark/Copyright
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Content Counsel, Business & Legal Affairs

Candidate will work with Content Team (meditation, music, Sleep Stories, among others), Marketing Team and Partnerships Team to structure, negotiate and draft agreements required to develop, produce and distribute our slate of original and licensed audio content, including talent services agreements, talent releases, IP licensing agreements and co-promotional collaboration agreements. Will advise on issues that impact both the legal and business aspects of production. Be responsible for maintaining and developing new template agreements to stay current on new licensing models to ensure that the templates, current and future agreements include the ideal provisions to meet the business’ minimum requirements as well as consult with decision-makers to inform their business strategy decisions. Will assist with and advise on deal structures and negotiations. Draft, review and negotiate license agreements, MSAs, amendments and statements of work and draft and maintain templates of the same for all new and existing Content sources (narrators, writers/authors, meditation and motivational instructors, artists, musicians and composers) and Marketing and Partnerships brands and companies. Work with internal teams (Product, Partnerships, Marketing and User Acquisition) to inform future and current legal tactics, template provisions and the legal work queue. Support **MEMBERS ONLY**SIGN UP NOW***.’s legal needs generally.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: An attorney licensed to practice law in California or New York. 5-7 years of combined strong and high quality law firm experience and in-house legal experience with deep, working knowledge of entertainment industry legal issues (copyright, trademark, music publishing, publicity rights) and familiarity with software development and app-based and web-based publishing. Strong experience in production and development of audio or audio-visual content, with background negotiating agreements related to publishing, distribution, production and rights acquisition, as well as talent services. Track record of leading deal negotiations with ability to incorporate needs of cross-functional stakeholders into a cohesive strategy for deal structure. Up-to-date, with the support of Calm’s legal subject matter experts, on U.S. and international laws and regulations dealing with privacy, data security, consumer protection and marketing. A highly motivated self-starter who thrives in a fast-paced environment who enjoys being part of multiple teams and can be sensitive to multiple priorities. Excellent organization, communication and interpersonal skills.
Nice-to-Haves: Experience and familiarity with industry guilds and labor unions, such as SAG/AFTRA.

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