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Senior Paralegal Copyright

Apply NowApply Later Job ID 930561BR Location Burbank, California, United States Business The Walt Disney Company (Corporate) Date posted Jun. 05, 2022 Flex Type Hybrid

- This role is considered hybrid, which means the employee will work a portion of their time on-site from a Company designated location and the remainder of their time remotely.

Job Summary:

The Walt Disney Company is a diversified, international family entertainment and media organization whose operations include entertainment production and distribution including motion pictures and television shows, streaming platforms, theme parks, resorts and experiences, theatrical productions, music, consumer products, radio and television stations, broadcast and cable networks, Internet offerings, and publishing activities, among others.

The Walt Disney Company’s Corporate Legal Department is seeking a Senior Paralegal to join the Copyright team within the Intellectual Property Group to assist with, but not limited to, review of files, agreements and contracts and other information for ownership, distribution and other rights related matters. The role will have exposure to and the opportunity to work with global legal department and business units.
The Walt Disney Company is a diversified, international family entertainment and media organization whose operations include entertainment production and distribution including motion pictures and television shows, streaming platforms, theme parks, resorts and experiences, theatrical productions, music, consumer products, radio and television stations, broadcast and cable networks, Internet offerings, and publishing activities, among others.

The Walt Disney Company’s Corporate Legal Department is seeking a Senior Paralegal to join the Copyright team within the Intellectual Property Group to assist with, but not limited to, review of files, agreements and contracts and other information for ownership, distribution and other rights related matters. The role will have exposure to and the opportunity to work with global legal department and business units.

Basic Qualifications:

  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience working in the entertainment industry with experience in some of the following: issues around IP rights, chain of title, talent agreements, domestic and international production, distribution and music agreements
  • Ability to work quickly, both independently and accurately with diplomacy and good legal judgment
  • Ability to take direction from supervisor and others with experience in the department, and also collaborate with peers and others within the department and the company
  • Excellent interpersonal skills to form strong working relationship with various segments of the company
  • Ability to properly handle materials that are highly sensitive and confidential.
  • Aptitude for working as part of a team with a strong commitment to quality and passion for results
  • Excellent writing skills for emails and other correspondence
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Strong time management skills
  • Superior organizational and follow-through skills with the ability to effectively prioritize workload
  • Strong computer skills, including proficiency with MS Office programs, non-Microsoft database programs such as FileMaker Pro, and document management tools

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Fluency or proficiency in language(s) in addition to English.

Required Education

  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred
  • ABA-approved Paralegal Certification or equivalent experience as set forth by California Business and Profession Code, Section 6450 (c)

About The Walt Disney Company (Corporate):

At Disney Corporate you can see how the businesses behind the Company’s powerful brands come together to create the most innovative, far-reaching and admired entertainment company in the world. As a member of a corporate team, you’ll work with world-class leaders driving the strategies that keep The Walt Disney Company at the leading edge of entertainment. See and be seen by other innovative thinkers as you enable the greatest storytellers in the world to create memories for millions of families around the globe.

About The Walt Disney Company:

The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, is a leading diversified international family entertainment and media enterprise with the following business segments: media networks, parks and resorts, studio entertainment, consumer products and interactive media. From humble beginnings as a cartoon studio in the 1920s to its preeminent name in the entertainment industry today, Disney proudly continues its legacy of creating world-class stories and experiences for every member of the family. Disney’s stories, characters and experiences reach consumers and guests from every corner of the globe. With operations in more than 40 countries, our employees and cast members work together to create entertainment experiences that are both universally and locally cherished.

This position is with TWDC Enterprises 18 Corp., which is part of a business we call The Walt Disney Company (Corporate).

TWDC Enterprises 18 Corp. is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status. Disney fosters a business culture where ideas and decisions from all people help us grow, innovate, create the best stories and be relevant in a rapidly changing world.

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