IP/MEDIA LAWYER, EMEA, 12 MONTH FTC

IP/MEDIA LAWYER

12 MONTH FTC

4 OR 5 DAYS, HYBRID WORKING

LONDON

A very exciting opportunity has arisen with our client who is a leading international digital media business. We have an opportunity for an experienced IP Lawyer to join them on a 12 month FTC.

The Role

Owing to the rapid and continued growth of the business internationally, the IP team is looking for an Intellectual Property Lawyer to support the film and television executives on all matters related to intellectual property across the EMEA region. This will involve:

  • Identifying IP-related risks and communicating them as necessary
  • Collaborating with business and legal affairs teams to acquire and develop IP and ensuring its exploitation through the production and distribution of content
  • Working with the global trademark team to help analyse trademark clearances
  • Managing intellectual property claims in a pre-litigation context
  • Exploitation and enforcement of business IP as well as claim defense
  • Negotiating license agreements as well as defamation, life/personality rights and supporting on legal issues relating to sensitive content
  • Collaborating with the creative, business and legal teams to manage the strategies for legal risk
  • Negotiate and draft license agreements for a wide variety of production materials
  • Respond to production clearance issues in a timely manner

THE SUCCESSFUL APPLICANT

The successful applicant will have experience working as an IP lawyer in a content or entertainment related field of law firm specialising in the industry as well as:

  • Production clearance experience in film or television
  • Excellent knowledge of the IP legal space in the UK and EMEA
  • Solid understanding of media, personality right and IP law in the EU and UK including copyright, trademarks, privacy, defamation
  • Experience of managing and resolving IP disputes
  • Ability to work proactively and independently on multiple projects under tight timeframes in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent communication and relationship building skills

Job Reference: 2436

Salary: Negotiable

Salary per: Annum

Job Duration: 12 Months

Job Start Date: ASAP

PQE: NQ-2,3-6,7-10

Vacancy type: In House,Lawyer/Solicitor

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