Hasbro Licensing Attorney in Pawtucket, Rhode Island
Have you ever dreamed of jumping into action beside Optimus Prime, dancing through the day with Pinkie Pie, or fighting side by side with G.I Joe?
Hasbro is looking for an attorney with 2-5 years of experience to work in a fast-paced, collegial environment for one of the world’s most ethical companies (Ethisphere.com) and a leader in branded-entertainment. This position presents an outstanding opportunity to support Hasbro’s Global Consumer Products business, which is currently ranked as the 5th largest licensing business globally (Licenseglobal.com).
A Day in the Life of a Licensing Attorney:• Provide legal support for Hasbro’s Global Consumer Products Group business unit, including advising on deal structure, drafting and negotiating a variety of out-license agreements for third party uses of Hasbro’s intellectual property rights, including in connection with a wide variety of consumer products, retail venues, food/beverage service companies, publishing, and live entertainment events.• Partner with clients to proactively identify and further business strategies in complex, quick-moving transactions and advise them from deal conception to product line execution.• Work directly with senior management in connection with legal issues, priorities and anticipate follow-up needs.• Provide client education and training on relevant legal topics.• Work with other attorneys and paralegals globally on group/departmental and/or ad hoc projects as required.
What you’ll bring:• J.D. from accredited law school, excellent academic credentials.• Bar membership in good standing.• 2-5 years of relevant experience in a law firm and/or in-house law department• Experience negotiating and drafting a variety of intellectual property transactions.• A significant plus is licensing experience, whether representing licensors or licensees, and whether involving characters, brands, copyrights, trademarks, patents, technology, hardware and/or software.• Consumer products related advertising and digital marketing law experience a plus.• Ability to engage in practical evaluations and explanations of risks and engage in collaborative problem-solving.• Understanding of intellectual property laws and issues, especially copyright, trademark and rights of publicity (but patent also a plus).• Ability to work effectively with team members from different disciplines and to interact well with members of senior management.• Demonstrated ability to prioritize substantial and diverse workload and complete tasks within deadlines.
Hasbro (NASDAQ: HAS) is a global play and entertainment company committed to Creating the World's Best Play Experiences. From toys and games to television, movies, digital gaming and consumer products, Hasbro offers a variety of ways for audiences to experience its iconic brands, including NERF, MY LITTLE PONY, TRANSFORMERS, PLAY-DOH, MONOPOLY, LITTLEST PET SHOP and MAGIC: THE GATHERING, as well as premier partner brands. Through Hasbro Studios and its film labels, Allspark Pictures and Allspark Animation, the Company is building its brands globally through great storytelling and content on all screens. Hasbro is committed to making the world a better place for children and their families through corporate social responsibility and philanthropy. Hasbro ranked No. 1 on the 2017 100 Best Corporate Citizens list by CR Magazine, and has been named one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies® by Ethisphere Institute for the past six years. Learn more at www.hasbro.com, and follow us on Twitter (@Hasbro & @HasbroNews) and Instagram (@Hasbro).