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    • Litigation/IP Lawyer at a Full Service Law Firm

    Posted: Jan 18, 2023
    Deadline: Not specified
  • Litigation/IP Lawyer

    BFA & Co Legal is a full service Law Firm seeking to fill the role of a Litigation/Intellectual Property Lawyer, who will be responsible for providing legal advice on business matters, including but not limited to Intellectual Property Rights, Music Clearance Agreements, Regulatory Advice, Taxation, and general legal advisory services.

    The ideal candidate will also be responsible for Researching Case Law, Litigating Commercial Disputes, Drafting Contracts, Negotiating terms on behalf of clients, particularly in the entertainment and media industry. 

    Job Description:

    • Drafting, reviewing and negotiating contracts for clients in the entertainment industry including producer’s agreement, side artist agreement, licensing agreements, and brand endorsement agreements.
    • Negotiating music clearance agreements, and registration of metadata on the relevant platforms
    • Navigating complex co-ownership of intellectual property rights in the entertainment industry.
    • Negotiate and resolve Patent, Trademark, Copyright & Trade Secret and Litigation disputes. 
    • Preparing documentation for trademark and copyright applications.
    • Manage patent clearance and brand expansion activities, including by working closely with internal and external IP professionals to determine trademark and patent filing strategies.
    • Provide legal advice to company departments, subsidiaries, and affiliates.
    • Communicate with and direct outside contacts, including external counsel and consultants, on Intellectual Property matters.
    • Coordinate and communicate efficiently and effectively with the attorneys, legal analysts, litigation assistants and other support staff professionals to ensure all deadlines are met in a timely manner.
    • Support attorneys and other case team members in IP cases from the pre-suit investigation through trial phases.
    • Provide subject matter expertise and guidance to the various Legal Resources attorneys regarding the handling of transactions, disputes and other legal matters involving intellectual property and including assistance with product claims.
    • Assists with or assumes responsibility for other legal projects as assigned.


    • Minimum of a BL/LLB Qualification
    • 4 years Post Call experience.
    • Working knowledge of Intellectual Property laws, particularly in the entertainment sector with a focus on Copyright, Trademark, and Patent.
    • Advanced level of computer literacy.
    • Experience with domains of IP practice (e.g., more than one of asset development, risk mitigation, data and analytics, portfolio management, licensing, transactional due diligence, patent and non-patent IP assets/risks).
    • Ability to attract, manage and retain Clients.
    • Must be smart, assertive and able to work in a fast paced environment.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified candidates should forward their CV to: using the position as subject of email.

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