Careers at MGA Entertainment

IP Transactional Counsel

Requisition ID: 9200378864261_1
Location: Los Angeles, CA, US
Date posted: Apr 29, 2022

Mission: Will manage and advise regarding all legal aspects of our company Merchandise Licensing Program, including agreement drafting and review, performance issues, and dispute resolution.  This position will also handle in-licensing agreements, IP data management, and various other transactional issues as needed.  Dynamic, fast-moving company with a flourishing Licensing Program.

Key Result  Areas  Time Utilization

   

Advise regarding merchandise licensing program,  50%

negotiate and draft revisions, handle questions 

In-house licenses for various products and design rights 20%

IP Data Asset Management   20% 

Miscellaneous projects as assigned  10%

Total  100%

   

    

Education/Experience

  • Must have a JD degree from an accredited law school
  • Must be in good standing with the California State Bar
  • 3-8 years’ experience in-house, handing the above-described matters. 

Skills/Knowledge/Ability

  • Must exercise excellent judgment and make sound decisions
  • Well organized, flexible and multi-task oriented
  • Motivated self-starter who can work quickly and independently
  • Shows written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills and a team player
  • Ability to effectively communicate across all levels
  • Positive, Can-do attitude highly valued

Authority

  • Reports to the General Counsel 

Key Result Areas and Activities

Review, revise, and draft contracts –

  • Receive and review deal points for licensing program 
  • Negotiate legal terms as needed  
  • Present and discuss terms to business team and management
  • Manage execution and storage of agreements  

Manage all company “in-licensing”-

  • Work with internal client to negotiate and finalize terms
  • Review agreements, draft and revise
  • Manage execution and performance issues   
    1. Other Projects-    
  • Manage and advise on various intellectual property management issues
  • Maintain and update Data Asset management tool
  • Assist or manage special projects as needed