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Senior Intellectual Property and Enforcement Paralegal

Take-Two Interactive

Take-Two Interactive

Legal
New York, NY, USA
Posted on Saturday, May 25, 2024

Who We Are:

Headquartered in New York City, Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. is a leading developer, publisher, and marketer of interactive entertainment for consumers around the globe. The Company develops and publishes products principally through Rockstar Games, 2K, Private Division, and Zynga. Our products are currently designed for console gaming systems, PC, and Mobile, including smartphones and tablets, and are delivered through physical retail, digital download, online platforms, and cloud streaming services. The Company’s common stock is publicly traded on NASDAQ under the symbol TTWO.

While our offices (physical and virtual) are casual and inviting, we are deeply committed to our core tenets of creativity, innovation and efficiency, and individual and team development opportunities. Our industry and business are continually evolving and fast-paced, providing numerous opportunities to learn and hone your skills. We work hard, but we also like to have fun, and believe that we provide a great place to come to work each day to pursue your passions.

What You’ll Take On:

Trademark & Copyright

  • Communicate, coordinate with, and support in-house and/or outside counsel to diligence trademark registration filings and renewals worldwide.
  • Conduct in-house trademark clearance searches and prepare clearance reports for attorney and client review.
  • Correspond with attorneys and business teams concerning trademark clearance, trademark applications, trademark registration maintenance, and trademark usage.
  • Support attorneys to provide guidance regarding proper use of trademarks.
  • Prepare materials for copyright applications and coordinate with outside counsel to file applications.

Enforcement

  • Monitor online infringement of T2’s copyrights and trademarks on social media, e-commerce stores, and other online sites.
  • Manage copyright and trademark takedowns and escalations, and serve as one of the primary legal contacts for IP enforcement matters.
  • Maintain databases used to track, report and analyze data in support of online enforcement activities. Identify emerging trends and threats and make recommendations for improving enforcement efforts.

What You Bring:

  • 10+ years of experience as a trademark paralegal with high-level responsibilities on a global trademark portfolio.
  • Experience as a paralegal in-house working in entertainment, technology, or entertainment-adjacent industry. Experience with games a plus, but not required.
  • Paralegal certificate preferred.

The Ideal Candidate

  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively with cross-functional teams.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Highly detail-oriented and strong proofreading skills.
  • Strong research skills including legal research, internet searches and intellectual property database searches.
  • Ability to simultaneously manage multiple projects, effectively handle shifting priorities, and adapt to the demands of a fast-paced environment.
  • Desire to learn and grow in the role.
  • Sense of humor.

What We Offer You:

  • Great Company Culture. Ranked as one of the most creative and innovative places to work, creativity, innovation, efficiency, diversity and philanthropy are among the core tenets of our organization and are integral drivers of our continued success.
  • Growth: As a global entertainment company, we pride ourselves on creating environments where employees are encouraged to be themselves, inquisitive, collaborative and to grow within and around the company.
  • Work Hard, Play Hard. Our employees bond, blow-off steam, and flex some creative muscles – through corporate boot camp classes, company parties, game release events, monthly socials, and team challenges.
  • Benefits. Medical (HSA & FSA), dental, vision, 401(k) with company match, employee stock purchase plan, commuter benefits, in-house wellness program, broad learning & development opportunities, a charitable giving platform with company match and more!
  • Perks. Fitness allowance, employee discount programs, free games & events and stocked pantries.

The pay range for this position in New York City at the start of employment is expected to be between $98,400 and $145,620 per Year. However, base pay offered is based on market location, and may vary further depending on individualized factors for job candidates, such as job-related knowledge, skills, experience, and other objective business considerations. Subject to those same considerations, the total compensation package for this position may also include other elements, including a bonus and/or equity awards, in addition to a full range of medical, financial, and/or other benefits. Details of participation in these benefit plans will be provided if an employee receives an offer of employment. If hired, employee will be in an 'at-will position' and the company reserves the right to modify base salary (as well as any other discretionary payment or compensation or benefit program) at any time, including for reasons related to individual performance, company or individual department/team performance, and market factors.

Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. (“T2”) is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, which means we are committed to creating and celebrating diverse thoughts, cultures, and backgrounds throughout our organization. Employment at T2 is based on substantive ability, objective qualifications, and work ethic – not an individual’s race, creed, color, religion, sex or gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin or ancestry, alienage or citizenship status, physical or mental disability, pregnancy, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, status as a victim of domestic violence or sex offenses, reproductive health decision, or any other characteristics protected by applicable law.

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