Business & Legal Affairs JD Intern, Marvel Studios - Spring 2020

Burbank, CA, United States
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Burbank, CA, United States
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At The Walt Disney Studios, you’ll help bring compelling stories to life through film, music and live entertainment.

Be a part of something big…

Marvel Studios, LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of The Walt Disney Company, is one of the world's most prominent character-based entertainment companies, built on a proven library of over 8,000 characters featured in a variety of media over 70 years. 

Responsibilities :

Our Business & Legal Affairs internship programs provide law students with a unique opportunity to work with Marvel's in-house attorneys on cutting edge entertainment, corporate, and intellectual property matters. Marvel's legal staff manages all legal issues relating to:

  • Feature films at all stages including development, production, and marketing
  • Talent agreements for Marvel’s motion pictures
  • Copyright, trademark, and other intellectual property advice, protection, and enforcement

Basic Qualifications :
  • Interest in the practice of entertainment law and in-house transactional work
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent analytical skills, especially in legal analysis
  • Excellent research skills; resourceful
  • Strong organizational skills with ability to handle and follow through on multiple projects in a fast-paced environment; detail-oriented
  • Strong interpersonal skills with ability to work well with others as well as independently.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Classes completed in copyright, entertainment, and other intellectual property areas
  • Prior internship at a film or entertainment company or law firm

Required Education :
  • Completion of one or more years of law school in a current JD program at the start of the internship

Additional Information :
  • At least 18 years of age
  • Unrestricted work authorization
  • Available part time (2-3 full days per week) from January through May
  • Ability to provide own relocation, housing, and transportation. Position is located in Burbank, CA.
  • Enrolled in a JD program at a college/university taking at least one class in the semester prior to participation in the internship program

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