Rights Paralegal (temporary)

Trustpoint One
Published
August 26, 2022
Location
Burbank, CA, United States of America
Category
Job Type

Description

Trustpoint.One is pleased to be supporting a global entertainment company with its search for a Temporary Rights Paralegal.  The Rights Paralegal position is part of the Rights Management team within Legal Affairs and is responsible for researching and analyzing contractual and intellectual property rights and obligations.  This job is anticipated to last for 6 months and can be completely remote.  It is preferred that the candidate is local to the Burbank area.  Vaccination is required.

Temporary Rights Paralegal responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Work closely with rights attorneys to review and organize important production legal contracts for discussion and analysis with Rights & Studio Legal production team attorneys, and provide concise rights summaries
  • Organize rights and rights holder information for a centralized database for picture specific motion picture and allied rights and studio obligations, as part of core team developing a new and exciting collaborative project impacting several Studio Legal divisions and stakeholders
  • Research and analyze legal contracts with respect to motion picture and allied rights and studio obligations for the studio divisions’ library pictures

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree and/or Paralegal certificate or equivalent experience in a law firm, media, technology, music or publishing company
  • At least 2 years of experience in rights research and rights management in a film or TV studio, media production company or allied field (music, digital media, publishing, or entertainment guilds)
  • Experience working closely with IP attorneys, particularly with emphasis on copyright records review, copyright applications and other filing and IP rights research
  • Understanding of distribution rights, obligations and talent restrictions is a plus
  • Proficiency with Word, Excel and database systems
  • Ability to work in a collaborative environment with deadline pressure

Compensation

  • $33.80/hour
  • Paid overtime

Hours are 8-5 with paid overtime. Qualified individuals interested in the Temporary Rights Paralegal opening are encouraged to submit a current resume for immediate consideration.

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