Full Time Job

Counsel

Pixar

Emeryville, CA 08-27-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
RESPONSIBILITIES
• Provide guidance and counsel to studio teams on all legal matters including rights of publicity and privacy, trademark, and copyright
• Support the feature, bonus material, and streaming film clearance process, including working with the Production Asset Manager to provide review and guidance on Art and Script elements; serve as clearance liaison to Disney
• Under mentorship from more senior law professionals, draft and negotiate production-related agreements, including writers, voice talent, minors' documentation, licenses, research and creative consultants and other independent contractors
• Under mentorship from more senior law professionals, draft, review, analyze, and comment upon ordinary course of business agreements provided by third parties, production related or otherwise (e.g., Systems, Café, supplier or vendor agreements)
• Provide legal support for Diversity, Outreach, and Inclusion initiatives and Pixar University exhibitions, curriculum and presentations

QUALIFICATIONS
• Law degree from an accredited law school and admission to the State Bar of California
• Familiarity with intellectual property law, including copyright, trademark, and rights of privacy and publicity a plus
• 3-5 years of law firm experience
• Strong drafting, communication, and interpersonal skills
• Strong analytical capabilities and judgment; ability to spot, and work with, novel issues
• Ability to think practically and be solution-oriented
• Strong prioritization and organizational skills; strong attention to detail

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-rznmz3-3-230-144-31-42 in your application.

Company Profile
Pixar

Pixar Animation Studios, a wholly owned subsidiary of The Walt Disney Company, is an Academy Award®-winning film studio with world-renowned technical, creative and production capabilities in the art of computer animation.