Strategy for Winning:
This program offers you the opportunity to become directly involved in the legal and policy matters that are part of the daily operations of the department. We strive to make this a challenging and interesting experience for you and try to make every effort to tailor it to the specific skills, and projects that you would like to be included in. This department deals with significant contractual and negotiation responsibilities including, venue agreements, sponsorship contracts, merchandise agreements, fighter contracts, television agreements and other entertainment-related agreements. This department also works on various intellectual property issues including anti-piracy and other unauthorized uses of content and UFC property. Position Summary:
1. Assists legal department in business and legal affairs for all day-to-day activities. 2. Drafts agreements with appropriate supervision. 3. Drafts merchandise license agreements for various consumer products and services including games, apparel, and publishing. 4. Drafts production agreements, including production services, talent, content, fighter, underlying rights, etc, and production related business transactions. 5. Assists in the administration of a variety of distribution and bout agreements. 6. Assists in matters of due diligence and document review and preparation for major transactions, as necessary. 7. Assists with identifying and addressing illegal uses of UFC owned assets. 8. Gathers evidence for trademark applications and oppositions. 9. Prepares copyright applications. 10. Assists in other transactions, general corporate governance matters, employment law research, and international expansion as they arise. 11. Assists with other general business and legal affairs projects as requested. Minimum Qualifications:
You would be expected to be able to conduct research projects and draft contracts with appropriate supervision. You may also be called upon to draft correspondence, track pending legislation, and to otherwise assist the Legal team with their duties. 1. 2nd or 3rd year law student. 2. Solid written and verbal communication skills. 3. Interest in one or more of the following areas of law: entertainment, intellectual property, international, corporate, transactional. 4. Ability to organize and effectively present analysis and concepts. 5. Ability to maintain discretion and confidential information. 6. Excellent organizational skills. 7. Excellent attention to detail. 8. Excellent working knowledge of Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and Outlook, and ability to learn other basic computer programs. This is a paid position but the selected intern(s) are responsible for selecting and providing their own housing, relocation and transportation if necessary.