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Kristina Jean-Conte

Kristina Jean-Conte

LL.M in Intellectual Property

New York
New York
Licensed in
MA, NY
Suffolk University Law
School
About
Licensed in Massachusetts and New York, Ms. Jean-Conte is an attorney with an LL.M. in Intellectual Property who has worked within both spectrums - within a law firm as an associate and within large corporations such as Sony Music Entertainment and Bad Boy Worldwide. In both instances, she has learned that the need to adapt, learn and comprehend an ever-evolving legal landscape of intellectual property is a necessity. Over the years, she has foster a number of relationships within the corporate and entertainment world and works at a high degree of precision to provide counsel to her clients on a number of issues.

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Work History

Bad Boy Entertainment

Business Affairs Manager

Mar 2014 - Present

• Provide legal counsel and support for Vice President of Operations & Planning
• Oversee legal, internal and regulatory policies affecting marketing projects in radio, television and internet
• Oversee and advise senior management from all departments (creative, promotion, marketing, etc.) on all intellectual property law matters.
• Oversee all legal contractual matters including contract draft/preparation, electronic filing and signature for all agreements; follow up with internal and external clients as necessary in order to effect the foregoing
• Assist and advise senior management on-going complex litigation matters and communicating with outside counsel.
• Draft and manage employment and independent contract agreements

Mar 2014 - Present

CounselUp, P.C.

Founder / Principal Attorney

Feb 2014 - Present

Provides counsel and representation to corporate and individual clients on intellectual property, entertainment law, general corporate, employment, licensing, commercial agreements and real estate

Feb 2014 - Present

Sony Music Entertainment

Business and Legal Affairs

Jan 2013 - Jan 2014

• Draft and review entertainment-related contracts, including music licenses, talent agreements, and marketing agreements for parties worldwide.
• Draft synchronization licenses for major and independent film productions companies
• Research rights and consent requirements and secure third party licenses as needed.
• Assist in providing counsel on various issues relating to web, mobile and other digital issues to all departments within the record label
• Provide support to label attorneys on new media, international and record label matters

Jan 2013 - Jan 2014

Law Offices of James D. Thrasher, P.C.

Attorney

Nov 2011 - Sep 2012

Supervisor of legal research and prepared various types of motions
Prepared discovery requests and answers, and oversaw the collection and review of documents for several litigation matters simultaneously
Drafted and reviewed employment contracts, offer letters and independent contractor agreements
Aided in the protection and enforcement of clients’ intellectual property portfolios via drafting cease and desist letters and common law searches
Conducted client intake interviews gathering facts and assessing claim viability
Counseled clients on business issues such as entity formation, pursuing litigation and protection of rights
Litigated corporate and personal injury matters in state and probate courts

Nov 2011 - Sep 2012

Law Offices of James D. Thrasher, P.C.

Law Clerk

Jun 2009 - Nov 2011

Prepared discovery requests and answers, and oversaw the collection and review of documents for several litigation matters simultaneously
Drafted and reviewed employment contracts, offer letters and independent contractor agreements
Conducted client intake interviews gathering facts and assessing claim viability
Litigated corporate and personal injury matters in state and probate courts

Jun 2009 - Nov 2011

Temple University Japan

Office of General Counsel Intern

Apr 2009 - Aug 2009

Drafted and inspected intellectual property contracts
Conducted research on the changing legal education reform for Japan and Korea
Prepared and drafted materials on Japan’s current re-implantation of jury trials

Apr 2009 - Aug 2009

Exemplar Law Partners, LLC

Intellectual Property Intern

Jun 2007 - Oct 2007

Prepared and drafted trademark applications for the United States Patent and Trademark Office,
Drafted and inspected various types of contracts for a number of clients,
Conducted legal research on states’ Green Incentive laws and drafted research memorandum,
Prepared and drafted discovery documents.

Jun 2007 - Oct 2007

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