Counsel, Intellectual Property

August 4, 2018
Universal City, California
Job Type


Role Purpose
The Counsel, Intellectual Property role will be responsible for intellectual property questions arising from the production of content or creation of brands within his or her client businesses of NBCUniversal.


  • Provide overall intellectual property strategy for client businesses
  • Provide daily advice and counseling to clients on trademark, copyright, domain name and related IP rights questions on a variety of wide-ranging matters, i.e. an on-set production issue or a content acquisition license
  • Responsible for clearance, prosecution and enforcement of trademarks related to client businesses whether domestic or international
  • Clearance for titles, trademarks, character names, and similar production and content related assets
  • Conduct due diligence and coordinate the integration of intellectual property from mergers and acquisitions of new businesses
  • Oversee domain name acquisitions and UDRP’s for client businesses
  • Work with the rest of the department to support the overall intellectual property protection efforts of the company
  • Oversee and coordinate the internal clearance process


Basic Qualifications
• Minimum of 5 years’ experience in the trademark or intellectual property field
• Member of the California bar

Eligibility Requirements
• Interested candidate must submit a resume/CV through to be considered
• Must be willing to work in Universal City, CA
• Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States
• Must be covered by Solutions, NBCU’s Alternative Dispute Resolution Program

Desired Characteristics

• Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
• Ability to multi-task and manage deadlines
• Ability to adapt to constantly changing priorities
• Strong verbal and written communication skills
• Experience in entertainment industry preferred

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