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Legal Staff Paralegal in Burbank, CA

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Company name

Warner Bros. Entertainment, Inc.

Organization Type

In-House

Job Type

Legal Staff

Practice Area

Entertainment and New Media
Intellectual Property - General

Years of Experience

Min 3 yrs required

Location

USA Burbank, CA

Date Last Verified

Mar 27,2018

Posted on

Feb 27,2018

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Profile

Senior Analyst, Intellectual Property and Data Management The candidate will create intellectual properties, analyze and maintain complex intellectual property rights and attribute data in the Intellectual Property Rights system (“IPM”), respond to rights-related inquiries, assist with various department projects, and help steward the IPM system on behalf of the studio. Analyzes and approves requests for the creation and maintenance of intellectual properties, ensuring conformance to legal and financial policy. Analyzes and discerns intellectual property rights and ownership through review of production, distribution, co-finance, and other contracts and agreements. Conducts complex rights-related research for client departments to clarify deal-points and rights information. Researches and inputs/maintains rights-related attributes in IPM e.g., Rights Owned, Restrictions, Options, Holdbacks, Music Clearance, and Play Off/Sell Off data. Researches and inputs/maintains non-Rights related attributes in IPM e.g., akas, production company, genre, release dates, box office, etc., and validates data delivered via interface. Interfaces regularly with in-house Business/Legal Affairs, Corporate Legal, Technical Operations, Sales and Participations to investigate rights and deal terms. Participates in projects such as IPM enhancement testing, data conversion, design, and analysis of data extracts. Performs research, including analysis of libraries, large acquisitions, output agreements, reversions, etc. for rights owned, attributes, etc. Trains users in IPM and reporting, including design of materials and demos, and leveraging reporting tools to extract data. Assists with design of department policy e.g., IP creation, rights maintenance, data management, naming conventions, etc. Streamlines workflow, making recommendations on system, policy and business process improvements.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate must have 3+ years of entertainment industry. Should have Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent work experience. Strong Excel knowledge is required. Paralegal and/or contract administration experience is required. Experience with intellectual property management systems is preferred. Prior experience with: Contractual analysis; Summarizing legal agreements in a clear and concise manner preferred. Distribution rights, ancillary rights, sales restrictions, holdbacks, talent approvals and similar product information tracked in the IPM system; Interpreting legal agreements and comprehending legal terminology.

Additional info

Requisition # 162425BR

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Warner Bros. Entertainment, Inc.
4000 Warner Blvd.
Burbank, CA 91522