Copyright & Permissions Intern

Req#: 1080
Location: St. Paul, MN
Hiring Manager: Copyright Counsel

West Academic, formerly part of Thomson Reuters, is now its own company! Finding ourselves “newly nimble” we are looking for people to help us transform the legal education industry by bringing new technology and products to market.

West Academic is the leading provider of casebooks, study aids and other legal education materials in the US. We are a growth oriented organization, dedicated to providing our customers with the best available legal education materials.

Why not join a company who offers the excitement and freedom of a startup paired with the security and market recognition of a 100 year old company! That’s us, the 100-year-old startup who’s going places.

Job Responsibilities

We have a part-time opening for a Copyright and Permissions Intern responsible for assisting with copyright registrations, making book deposits, reviewing and securing permissions.  There may be other duties assigned in supporting our intellectual rights management.  West Academic is the leading provider of casebooks, study aid and other legal education materials in the US. We are growth oriented organization, dedicated to providing our customers with the best available legal education materials.  This is an ideal job for an individual pursuing a JD.  Job hours would be 20 hours/week and would be flexible on which days of the week.

Required Skills and Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Pursuing JD; prefer student in second or third year of Law School
  • Prior experience with IP Rights Management or currently taking IP courses
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Excellent written communication skills
  • Strong organizational and research skills a must 

Desired Skills

  • Experience in academic or legal publishing preferred
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