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King makes great games that offer fun, bite-size entertainment experiences for everyone to enjoy. Since 2003 they've been a leader in making quality casual social games for players all around the world, with over 190 million monthly players and more than 26 billion game plays per month. They make games for the web at www.king.com, on mobile devices (both iOS & Android) and for social networks. Candy Crush Saga is Facebook's #1 app, and is the number one mobile download game in many countries. Their other global hits include Pet Rescue Saga, Bubble Witch Saga and Farm Heroes Saga. They are in the process of taking their best titles to smartphones and tablets and with a catalogue of over 150 titles, they regularly launch new games on the web. They have offices in London, Stockholm, Malmo, Barcelona, Malta, Bucharest and San Francisco.
Reporting to the Senior Commercial Counsel, (4 - 7 pqe), you will advise the company on a broad range of intellectual property and merchandise licensing initiatives. This includes structuring, drafting and negotiating complex IP related, merchandise licensing, and other commercial agreements such as marketing and advertising.
To be successful you will be collaborative, proactive, commercial and creative. The ability to work concurrently on a variety of projects, effectively prioritise and work under demanding deadlines whilst showing a good sense of humour, is essential. You will have qualified in a well-respected law firm in the UK or another EU jurisdiction and be able to demonstrate excellent academics.
This is a fanastic opporunity for a Commercial IP lawyer to further their career in-house in a fast- growing company.
Expertise required: IP (trade marks, copyright) licensing, merchanise licensing, advertising and marketing, general commercial contracts