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Paralegal - Copyright at The Walt Disney Company

Paralegal - Copyright

The Walt Disney Company Burbank, CA Full-Time
**Paralegal, Copyright**

The Walt Disney Company is a diversified, international family entertainment and media organization whose operations include theme parks and resorts, filmed entertainment including motion pictures and television shows, theatrical productions, home video products, records, consumer products, a cruise line, radio and television stations, broadcast and cable networks, internet offerings, and publishing activities.

The Walt Disney Company's Corporate Legal Department is seeking a Paralegal to join the Copyright Administration Group. The role will focus on the copyright registrations for Latin America & other international productions. It will also have exposure to and the opportunity to work with the creative departments that produce content for Disney+, Hulu, Star+, Walt Disney Pictures & Animation, Marvel, Lucas, Pixar, ABC, Hollywood Records, Disney Theatrical Productions, and others.


+ Register works for copyright and record documents of transfer with the US Copyright Office

+ Consult and coordinate with The Walt Disney Company subject matter experts (e.g. business & legal affairs, content security, corporate affairs, piracy, operations, etc.) to secure information, documents, and materials for copyright registration and recordation purposes

+ Review production agreements, contracts, license agreements, and production schedules to confirm copyright ownership, chain of title, and first release dates of materials

+ Assist litigation, antipiracy, and trademark groups with enforcement matters including but not limited to preparing reports and researching copyright issues

+ Maintain data integrity in the Company's Copyright & Recordation Database System


+ BA/BS degree and an ABA-approved Paralegal Certificate or a Paralegal by education and work experience as set forth by California Business and Profession Code, Section 6450 (c)

+ Bilingual or multilingual (English, Spanish)

+ Minimum 3 years of significant experience as a copyright paralegal; or 4 years of paralegal experience at a reputable law firm

+ Exposure to production and licensing agreements and confirmation of chain of title

+ Strong interpersonal skills, with the ability to work well in a team environment and act as a resource to colleagues with less experience

+ Ability to build interdepartmental relationships at all levels

+ Exceptional organizational, prioritization, and time management skills with the ability to work independently and accurately under deadlines and execute efficiently against multiple, diverse, high-priority, and high-volume projects

+ Must possess good legal judgment and the ability to work in an environment with a high degree of confidentiality and handle sensitive materials properly

+ Strong computer skills, including proficiency with MS Office Suite, Adobe software, database software, document management software, and Internet research skills

+ Ability to recognize and eliminate inefficiencies and promote continuous improvement

**Required Education**

+ BA/BS degree and an ABA-approved Paralegal Certificate or a Paralegal by education and work experience as set forth by California Business and Profession Code, Section 6450(c)

**Additional Required Qualifications, but not required**

+ Bilingual or multilingual (English, Spanish)

**Job ID:** 10001993

**Location:** Burbank,California

**Job Posting Company:**

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