Time Warner Inc.
What part will you play? Warner Bros Entertainment Inc. seeks a Senior Analyst to create intellectual properties, analyze and maintain complex intellectual property rights and attribute data in the Intellectual Property Rights system ("IPM"), respond to rights-related inquiries, assist with various department projects, and help steward the IPM system on behalf of the studio.
Analyzes and approves requests for the creation and maintenance of intellectual properties, ensuring conformance to legal and financial policy. Analyzes and discerns intellectual property rights and ownership through review of production, distribution, co-finance, and other contracts and agreements. Conducts complex rights-related research for client departments to clarify deal-points and rights information.
Researches and inputs/maintains rights-related attributes in IPM e.g., Rights Owned, Restrictions, Options, Holdbacks, Music Clearance, and Play Off/Sell Off data. Researches and inputs/maintains non-Rights related attributes in IPM e.g., akas, production company, genre, release dates, box office, etc., and validates data delivered via interface. Interfaces regularly with in-house Business/Legal Affairs, Corporate Legal, Technical Operations, Sales and Participations to investigate rights and deal terms.
Participates in projects such as IPM enhancement testing, data conversion, design, and analysis of data extracts Performs research, including analysis of libraries, large acquisitions, output agreements, reversions, etc. for rights owned, attributes, etc. Trains users in IPM and reporting, including design of materials and demos, and leveraging reporting tools to extract data. Assists with design of department policy e.g., IP creation, rights maintenance, data management, naming conventions, etc.
Streamlines workflow, making recommendations on system, policy and business process improvements. What do we require from you? 3 years of entertainment industry Bachelor's Degree or equivalent work experience Strong Excel knowledge Paralegal and/or contract administration experience Experience with intellectual property management systems preferred. Prior experience with:
Contractual analysis Summarizing legal agreements in a clear and concise manner preferred. Distribution rights, ancillary rights, sales restrictions, holdbacks, talent approvals and similar product information tracked in the IPM system. Interpreting legal agreements and comprehending legal terminology. Intellectual property rights in the entertainment industry (distribution rights, derivative rights, underlying rights). SDL2017
Time Warner Inc.
Website : http://www.timewarner.com
Time Warner Inc., a global leader in media and entertainment with businesses in television networks and film and TV entertainment, uses its industry-leading operating scale and brands to create, package and deliver high-quality content worldwide on a multi-platform basis. Overview Our operating divisions, Home Box Office, Inc., Turner Broadcasting System, Inc. and Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. share a dedication to light up the world’s screens with the best storytelling, across technological frontiers and geographic boundaries. They maintain unrivaled reputations as homes for creativity and excellence, with brands and leading scale that attract the best talent and ideas, and allow creative talent and journalists to realize their visions and share them with the world. HBO, with its sister channel Cinemax, is the world’s leading premium pay-television and subscription video on demand (SVOD) service, Turner has one of the world’s premier portfolios of advertising-supported cable networks and related brands, and Warner Bros. is the world’s leading producer of television programming and filmed entertainment. And while our divisions are separate businesses, they each foster a culture that encourages and embraces constructive collaboration.