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Trademark Paralegal

  • Ref: 291780
  • Type: Long Term Contract
  • Location: New York, NY
  • Industry: Publishing
  • Job Level: Experienced Non-Manager
  • Pay: Negotiable

Opportunity Description

Our client, has an immediate LONG-TERM CONTRACT opening for a Copyright/IP Paralegal or Rights & Permissions Consultant for a special project involving audio rights licensing. The ideal candidate has had experience handling audio rights licensing for a major publishing house or literary agency and is skilled in working with in-house colleagues as well as with the agent community. 

Job Duties

  • Submit audio offers to editors/agents to obtain approval 
  • Communicate approvals to licensee on a timely basis
  • Liaise with Art department and Production department to provide licensee with cover art rights information and production materials for titles licensed 
  • Route licensee-designed jackets to editors/agents for author approval
  • Obtain author approvals regarding narrators selected by licensee  
  • Accurately record each title and license into Rights database, including advance, royalties, term and licensee pub date

Experience & Skills Required

  • This position requires someone who is extremely detail-oriented in a high-volume environment, with superior follow-up skills, and the ability to meet strict deadlines.
  • Familiarity with Bradbury Phillips rights database is a plus.