Legal Counsel - Rights & Licensing

Legal Counsel - Rights & Licensing

Sportradar

Munich, Germany

The Legal Counsel will be working as part of an experienced and international legal team and reporting to the Head of Rights & Licensing. This role will act as an interface between Sportradar’s regional and product teams and the Rights and Licensing department, to ensure consistent legal project support and maintenance of our identified contractual standards, e.g. for the scope of commercial rights.

THE CHALLENGE:

  • Drafting, negotiating, administering, and supervising licensing agreements (in English and occasionally German);
  • Examine, adjust and supplement existing agreements (such as copyright-related licensing agreements);
  • Elaborate, research and provide legal opinions, particularly relating to IP and media law and the regulatory framework related to the same;
  • Providing general legal advice and training to the operational teams from different departments;
  • Administrative and other project tasks within the area of licensing, undertake portfolio/contract management tasks;
  • Assist in the coordination of acquisition targets and strategy with various departments within Sportradar.

YOUR PROFILE:

  • Experienced media and contract lawyer with 3+ years of relevant corporate experience (preferred) or in a law firm;
  • Qualified lawyer or any comparable law degree;
  • Familiar with matters related to IP-rights, licensing and sales-related legal matters & data protection rights;
  • Excellent communication and drafting skills in English and preferably also in German;
  • Flexible to adapt to changing priorities and able to work to tight deadlines;
  • A strong understanding of the sports ecosystem including the political, legislative and economic landscape. In particular, in relation to data and audio-visual content and how such content is commercialized would be desirable;
  • Strong relationship management capability, with the ability to read people and situations and adapt your personal style where necessary;
  • Collaborative team player with the confidence and integrity to earn internal team confidence quickly;
  • Positive attitude; diplomacy and approachability.

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