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The Complex General Counsel’s Office is seeking a mid-level attorney to assist with various legal matters concerning the operation of a fast growing media company.

Primary responsibilities include:

  • Negotiating copyright infringement claims
  • Analyzing fair use in editorial, news and comedy video content
  • Drafting and negotiating talent agreements and releases in various contexts
  • Drafting and negotiating production, co-production and content license and acquisition agreements
  • Drafting and negotiating shopping and option agreements
  • Reviewing and negotiating sponsorship and media-related agreements with agencies and brands
  • Reviewing and maintaining image-license policies with vendors
  • Reviewing, maintaining and ensuring compliance with social and music site policies regarding images, posting and sharing of image and playlist content
  • Negotiating and drafting music licenses
  • Handling chain of title review and rights clearance
  • Clearing and reviewing trademarks
  • Assisting with general operational matters including real estate, employment, vendor and other day-to-day matters that may arise

REQUIREMENTS

  • JD from a respected law school
  • Active member of the New York Bar
  • 4-6 years of experience total, ideally with 1-2 years practice in a reputable law firm and 1-2 years practice in-house in one of the following areas:  media, production, network or a creative agency
  • A strong background in the area of media and copyright law (US and foreign) and intellectual property matters
  • Excellent drafting, negotiation, communication (written and verbal), interpersonal, and organizational skills
  • Strong judgment

 

 

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