· Experience working as an IP lawyer in a content or entertainment-related field (including sports, advertising, tech, gaming, production, music, theatre, broadcaster or law firm specializing in those industries).
· Though not required, production clearance experience in film and/or television is a plus. This includes managing production personnel, script researchers and outside vendors, and negotiating and drafting license agreements for a wide variety of production materials.
· Knowledge of the IP legal space in EMEA, including awareness of, or relationships with world class law firms and vendors.
· Deep understanding of IP law in a European, Middle Eastern, or African country/countries, including copyright, moral rights, trade marks, fair dealing, rights of publicity/privacy, defamation, and freedom of speech. Experience in German IP law is a definite plus.
· Experience with complex copyright transactions and/or chain of title review and analysis.
· Experience managing heavy workflow independently.
· Demonstrated curiosity about how different backgrounds and cultures affect us at work, and a commitment to acknowledge and work past implicit biases that we all have.
· Outstanding communication skills and a bias toward creative thinking.
· Ability to work proactively, independently and reliably on multiple projects under tight timeframes in a fast-paced environment interacting with productions, cross-functional departments, and vendors.
· Highly collaborative and responds positively to change and new ideas.
· Curious and eager to tackle legal IP matters outside your current area of expertise.
· Fluency in a non-English language is a strong plus, but isn't required.
· Sense of humor!