COUNSEL--PRODUCTION CONTENT REVIEW

US-CA-HOLLYWOOD
Brand (Portal)
Viacom
iCIMS ID
2017-7258

Overview and Responsibilities

Counsel – Production Content Review – Based in Hollywood, CA

 

Counsel clients across all Viacom channels (Comedy Central, Nickelodeon, MTV,  et al) regarding legal issues relating to multi-platform programming, including intellectual property, defamation, privacy, right of publicity, and handle related claims.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Advise production and legal clients on a wide range of issues in the broadcast and digital realms, including copyright, trademarks, defamation, privacy and right of publicity
  • Review scripts, programming and other related materials to identify legal issues
  • Investigate and respond to related claims

Basic Qualifications

Basic Qualifications:

  • Min of 5 years of experience advising clients on a wide range of issues in the broadcast and digital realms including intellectual property, right of privacy, right of publicity, defamation, and libel
  • Must have experience within legal review (examples are on air and online programming, scripts and advertising)
  • Ability to clearly and succinctly articulate legal advice both verbally and in writing
  • Ability to manage a wide variety of issues and legal matters efficiently

Additional Qualifications

Desired Qualifications:

  • Ability to analyze legal issues and render opinions and legal advice in a manner that is meaningful and helpful to the channel groups
  • Ability to interact with and persuade senior level staff and generate strong client satisfaction
  • A cooperative, collaborative and team-oriented approach
  • Ability to effectively work with staff in all areas of the company to obtain information relevant to third-party claims
  • Excellent work ethic, judgment, follow-through skills and ability to prioritize
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Production experience a strong plus
  • Advertising law background a plus

 Education:

  • J.D. Degree, admitted in California or New York 

 

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