Full Time Job

Director, Business & Legal Affairs

Lionsgate

Santa Monica, CA 5 days ago
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
Summary of Position

The Director, Business & Legal Affairs position requires a talented individual who will handle a variety of legal duties in the areas including Consumer Products, Intellectual Property, Games and Interactive Ventures, and Live & Location Based Entertainment.

Responsibilities
• Negotiate, draft, and revise a variety of agreements in connection with ancillary rights exploitations and intellectual property, including license agreements for consumer products, NFTs, games and interactive ventures, live & location based entertainment exploitations, vendor and developer agreements, and other related agreements, as well as coordinate with other internal departments to ensure best practices.

• Conduct legal review of creative materials and related marketing materials.

• Review motion picture and television agreements to analyze and summarize ancillary rights.

• Facilitate the management of the trademark and copyright portfolios the studio (including subsidiary companies).

• Conduct preliminary domestic and international trademark and/or title clearance searches.

• Research legal issues, including guild and union rules.

• Assist with technology, privacy and promotional matters and initiatives.

Qualifications & Skills
• JD degree and admitted to practice law in the State of California.

• A minimum of 4 years legal practice in merchandising/consumer products or marketing at a motion picture or television company or a major entertainment law firm.

• A strong background in intellectual property matters.

• Ability to work independently as well as collaboratively with other attorneys and the company's business personnel.

• Outstanding analytical, consulting, drafting, and negotiation skills with the ability to make well-reasoned legal judgments.

• Ability to deal tactfully and confidently with a variety of personal styles across a large number of diverse internal and external groups.

Nice to Haves
• Experience in video game licensing or location based entertainment licensing is a plus.

About the Company

Combining the STARZ premium global subscription platform with world-class motion picture and television studio operations, Lionsgate (NYSE: LGF.A, LGF.B) brings a unique and varied portfolio of entertainment to consumers around the world. Its film, television, subscription and location-based entertainment businesses are backed by a 17,000-title library and the largest collection of film and television franchises in the independent media space. A digital age company driven by its entrepreneurial culture and commitment to innovation, the Lionsgate brand is synonymous with bold, original, relatable entertainment for the audiences it serves worldwide.
Our Benefits
• Full Coverage – Medical, Vision, and Dental

• Work/Life Balance – generous sick days, vacation days, holidays, and Impact Day

• 401(k) company matching

• Tuition Reimbursement (up to graduate degree)

EEO Statement

Nearest Major Market: Los Angeles

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-rvokxm-3-236-51-151-42 in your application.

Company Profile
Lionsgate

Combining the STARZ premium global subscription platform with world-class motion picture and television studio operations, Lionsgate brings a unique and varied portfolio of entertainment to consumers around the world. Its film, television, subscription and location-based entertainment businesses are backed by a 17,000-title library and the largest collection of film and television franchises in the independent media space.