The Walt Disney Company Copyright Administrator (Paralegal) in Burbank, California

At Disney, we‘re storytellers. We make the impossible, possible. We do this through utilizing and developing cutting-edge technology and pushing the envelope to bring stories to life through our movies, products, interactive games, parks and resorts, and media networks. Now is your chance to join our talented team that delivers unparalleled creative content to audiences around the world.

This role offers the opportunity to work with the leader in the entertainment industry when it comes to Intellectual Property and Content. This role will interface with business segments of The Walt Disney Company including: Disney Studios, Parks & Resorts, ABC, Disney Channel, LucasFilm, Marvel, Pixar and others in the administration and registration of their creative content. The role not only focuses on the registration of copyrights but also requires a heavy emphasis on administrative tasks including the securing, scheduling, and tracking of materials and data required for copyright; maintaining both a digital database and physical archival files; data entry; and the filing and forwarding of materials.

Responsibilities :

  • Prepares and administers copyright registrations and document recordations, under the supervision of a department leader.

  • Tracks the release and publication of materials required for copyright registration created and produced by various segments of the Company.

  • Drafts correspondence and other written materials for review by department leader and/or in-house lawyers. Edits and reviews documents and reports for accuracy, format, and organization.

  • Sets up policies and procedures with Segments of the Company and outside vendors for delivery of copyright materials and information required for copyright, under the supervision of a department leader .

  • Responds, in coordination with department leader, to copyright inquiries from other departments within the Company including Trademark, Litigation and Antipiracy groups.

  • Helps maintain Copyright Recordation Management Database, as well as the Company’s Copyright Certificate Archive Files.

  • Corresponds with the US Copyright Office regarding copyright registrations and recordations issues.

Basic Qualifications :

  • At least three years of paralegal or equivalent experience in a legal role.

  • Ability to properly handle materials that are sensitive and confidential.

  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others.

  • Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing, in English.

  • Ability to organize and prioritize workload, and address multiple tasks/deadlines.

  • Ability to manage and meet deadlines.

  • Ability to work independently, take initiative, follow-through and follow up on work matters.

  • Ability to work efficiently.

  • Accepts and promotes continuous improvement

  • Promotes a team spirit of common effort and results

  • Expert knowledge of administrative processes such as word processing systems, records management systems, file organization and maintenance, preparation of standard forms and other typical office procedures and terminology.

  • Experience working within databases and using the USCopyright Database

  • Office work environment - the employee must occasionally lift and/or move boxes with documents or materials up to 15 pounds.

Preferred Qualifications :

  • At least three years of intellectual property experience with an emphasis in copyrights preferred.

  • Experience working with entertainment studios or companies is a plus.

Required Education :

  • 4-year degree

Preferred Education :

  • Paralegal certificate preferred.

Company Overview :

At Corporate, you’ll team with the best in the business to build one of the most innovative global businesses in any industry. Uniquely positioned at the center of an exciting, multi-faceted Company, the forward-thinkers at Disney Corporate constantly pursue new ideas and technologies to help the Company’s many businesses drive value, all the while gaining something valuable from the experience themselves. Come see the most interesting Company from the most interesting point of view.

Additional Information :

This position is a legal entity of The Walt Disney Company, an equal opportunity employer.

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Job ID: 475653BR

Location: Burbank,California

Job Posting Company: The Walt Disney Company (Corporate)