• Vice President - Paramount TV Legal

    Locations US-CA-Hollywood
    Paramount Pictures
  • Overview and Responsibilities

    This position will be responsible for drafting contracts relating to the development and production of television content and related legal issues including chain of title review and other copyright, trademark and clearance issues.

    *Provides business and legal support with respect to all aspects of television development and production including drafting of agreements

    *Drafts rights, writer, director, producer, actor and other talent agreements for Paramount Television content as well as network license agreements

    *Provides legal advice during development and production to in-house groups and outside production personnel

    *Proposes and implements new policies with respect to the structure of deals and contractual language for agreements

    *Handles complicated chain of title matters to insure underlying rights of all television projects are clear

    *Advises regarding copyright and trademark issues in connection with the production and marketing of television content

    Basic Qualifications

    *Bachelor’s Degree and Juris Doctorate from accredited University / Law School

    *Minimum 10 years relevant experience at a major law firm or television studio

    *Must have experience (transactional and litigation) handling intellectual property issues relevant to the entertainment business including copyright and trademark

    *Current admission in California Bar

    Additional Qualifications

    *Solid drafting and analytical skills

    *Ability to manage and prioritize a heavy workload


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