Legal Intern, Fall 2017

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Marvel

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Job description

This legal internship in Marvel Entertainment’s Los Angeles Business & Legal Affairs department provides Second and Third-year law students with a unique opportunity to work with Marvel’s in-house attorneys on cutting edge entertainment, corporate and intellectual property matters. Marvel’s Business & Legal affairs team manages the day-to-day legal work to support Marvel’s live action and animated television production, distribution, financing, and marketing. Among other things, our team negotiates talent deals and drafts talent agreements, negotiates co-promotion agreements, and provides legal advice to our various business partners regarding guild issues, contractual requirements, and intellectual property issues.

Responsibilities The Business & Legal Affairs intern should be prepared to work in a fast-paced team environment supporting department attorneys in a wide array of entertainment legal work. Tasks will include but are not limited to:
• Drafting and revising contracts
• Creating and updating contract deal summaries
• Creating and updating legal rights charts
• Reviewing contracts and advising business partners as to legal obligations
• Legal research and drafting of legal memoranda Basic Qualifications - Coursework and experience in intellectual property, entertainment and transactional law preferred
  • All candidates must be eligible to work in the US.
  • All candidates must be at least 18 years old.
  • All candidates must be available during the months of September through December.
  • All candidates must provide their own housing and transportation for the duration of the internship.
  • All candidates must be able to have a consistent, reliable work schedule throughout the session.
Preferred Qualifications
  • Resume must outline other internships, degrees earned, work experience, related clubs and organizations, current major course of study, expected graduation date and extracurricular activities.
  • Cover letter must include a personal introduction, and days/times available during internship period.
  • Preferred Junior or Senior-level standing
  • Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher.
Required Education Must be a CURRENT J.D. Candidate Company Overview Marvel Entertainment, LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of The Walt Disney Company, is one of the world's most prominent character-based entertainment companies, built on a proven library of over 8,000 characters featured in a variety of media over seventy years. Marvel utilizes its character franchises in entertainment, licensing and publishing.

Requirements

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Job type
Fulltime job
Location
Los Angeles, CA, United States
Department
Other
Starting in
As soon as possible

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