Associate Counsel

AMC Networks New York , NY 10007

Posted 2 months ago

Job Description:


We are looking for a talented Associate Counsel, to support the Senior Vice President, Legal & Business Affairs, AMC and Sundance TV, and the various network and studio businesses she supports across the companies in the area of intellectual property and film licensing.


  • Review trademark and domain name watch lists, flag any potential issues and raise them to supervisor's attention, as required.

  • Take lead on trademark prosecution and defense for networks.

  • Issue cease & desist letters.

  • Manage third party IP monitoring services, liaise and coordinate communications from these services to the right business individuals.

  • Work with SVP to address IP issues related to the licensing, promotions, business marketing and content development teams across the companies as well as cross functional partners within the legal team.

  • Assist in overseeing the trademark clearance, registration and enforcement practices, including portfolio management and strategy;

  • Assist in Company's worldwide domain name registration and enforcement practice, including portfolio management and strategy;

  • Assist in Company's copyright and document recordation practice

  • Establish and implement strategies to protect the Company's trademark assets.

  • Work closely with AMC Consumer Products on use of Company's marks in connection with licensed merchandise.

  • Counsel executives on IP issues related to vendor agreements, licensing agreements, and other contracts as necessary.

  • Support in film license and acquisition deals for AMC and Sundance TV.

KEY RELATIONSHIPS (Both Internal & External)

  • Outside IP counsel

  • Outside watch services, including third party vendors

  • Programming, Marketing, Scheduling and Consumer Products

QUALIFICATIONS (Required & Preferred)


  • Strong academic credentials, a J.D. degree is required.

  • Bar Admission(s) required.

  • 5+ years of legal experience in trademarks and copyrights.

  • 3+ years experience in a top national or international corporation is required.

  • Extensive transactional intellectual property legal experience.

  • Team player, creative and flexible.

  • Ability to build consensus among different players.


  • A mix of corporate law firm and in-house experience is a plus

  • Ability to demonstrate sound judgment even in ambiguous situations

  • Ability to work independently while being able to contribute successfully to cross-functional teams

  • Excellent organizational skills, ability to manage multiple projects at once, follow through and meet deadlines

  • Strong written and oral communication skills

  • Strong analytical and computer skills

The Company is committed to policy of nondiscrimination in its employment and personnel practices. Applicants are considered for all employment without regard to race, color, religious creed, religion, alienage, citizenship, gender, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, genetic predisposition or carrier status, age, marital status, familial status, military or veteran status, status as a victim of domestic violence, stalking or sexual assault, sexual orientation, disability or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.

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