Title
Legal Counsel
Employer
VIZ Media, LLC
Location
San Francisco, CA 94133
Date Posted
11/09/2011
Description
VIZ Media is looking for a Legal Counsel to join our Legal team!

• Minimum of 3 years of relevant legal experience at a top-tier law firm or in-house
• Qualified candidates MUST have JD degree, California State Bar license (preferred) in good standing
• Strong contract drafting and negotiating skills a MUST
• Excellent written communication and people skills a MUST
• Knowledge of legal matters relating to merchandising, licensing, promotions, trademark, copyright and interactive media STRONGLY PREFERRED
• Experience in licensing and transactional law PREFERRED

SUMMARY
The Legal Counsel provides legal support and advice for in-house clients.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES
1. Reviews, drafts, and negotiates agreements, amendments, and renewals related to company’s domestic and international publishing, merchandising, licensing (content and software), home entertainment, digital distribution and interactive media businesses
2. Reviews contest, advertising, promotional and marketing materials
3. Leads domestic and international trademark filings, anti-piracy, and corporate/insurance/vendor/IC matters
4. Advises on privacy issues and terms of use for websites and other online offerings

In addition to these responsibilities, performs other activities as assigned

MINIMUM ABILITY, SKILL AND KNOWLEDGE REQUIREMENTS
• Strong contract drafting and negotiating skills a MUST
• Excellent written communication and people skills a MUST
• Knowledge of legal matters relating to merchandising, licensing, promotions, trademark, copyright and interactive media STRONGLY PREFERRED
• Ability to communicate effectively and tactfully on multi-cultural issues with all levels of personnel, foreign affiliates, and outside partners
• Proficiency with computer usage, including email, Internet, and standard software
• Ability to speak, read, and write effectively in English
• Ability to pay strong attention to detail
• Ability to prioritize and balance multiple projects simultaneously
• Ability to manage time effectively and meet deadlines
• Ability to communicate and interact professionally with culturally diverse clients, providers, and staff
• Ability to work effectively in a small organization with an emphasis on teamwork
• Ability to work legally in the United States
• Ability to live in/commute to the San Francisco Bay Area
• MUST be able to travel as needed

MINIMUM PREVIOUS EXPERIENCE, TRAINING, AND EDUCATION
• Minimum of 3 years of relevant legal experience at a top-tier law firm or in-house
• Qualified candidates MUST have JD degree, California State Bar license (preferred) in good standing
• Experience in licensing and transactional law PREFERRED

http://www.viz.com/company/job_id_126

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