Paralegal, Trademark, Portland, Sacramento or Seattle office
Are you a self-starter who has a high level of initiative and drive? Are you an organized person who works efficiently and effectively? Do you enjoy working with smart, dynamic, collaborative teams? If so, this may be the opportunity for you.
Major law firm currently has an opening for an experienced Trademark Paralegal position in our Portland, Sacramento or Seattle office.
Who we are:
We are again one of the Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For, the annual list that recognizes companies with extraordinary workplace cultures. This is Major law firm's third consecutive year on the list. Selected among hundreds of companies that Fortune considered this year, Major law firm is one of only five law firms to make the 2018 list.
As a Trademark Paralegal and under the direct supervision of attorneys, you will support the delivery of quality legal services by performing tasks that require accuracy, attention to detail, strong organizational skills, strong written and interpersonal skills and computer proficiency. You will perform a wide array of tasks, including but not limited to:
: Prepare, file, prosecute and monitor all US trademarks and trademark applications worldwide.
: You will have extensive correspondence with foreign associates.
: You will review and manage watch notices and watch notice subscriptions.
: Conduct searches of US Patent and Trademark Office and Saegis searching system software.
: You will report to clients regarding deadlines, renewals and maintenance.
: Prepare, file and prosecute copyright applications.
: Assist with filing and service of TTAB actions, including oppositions, cancellations and appeals.
: Prepare and file assignment and security interest recordations.
: A strong understanding of docketing procedures and you will be responsible for administering daily docketing clearing, and reviewing trademark mail.
: Monitor and track all due dates daily, distribute mail to the responsible attorney for actions, conduct or assist in conducting legal research.
: Find relevant cases, law review articles and statutes, and prepare memoranda analyzing research results.
: Continuing legal education due to changes to U.S. and foreign trademark procedures.
: A bachelor's degree is required, and a paralegal certificate from an ABA-approved training program is preferable but not required.
: You will have significant substantive working knowledge of USPTO and Madrid Protocol and foreign filing requirements; considerable experience in foreign and domestic trademark prosecution and maintenance.
: Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office software, docketing systems and/or other automated control databases, (LEXIS, Westlaw,) and database retrieval systems.
: Strong organizational, delegation and leadership skills.
: Excellent analytical skills and the experience necessary to understand and summarize case-related documents.
: You are able to work effectively within a team environment and to work proactively.
: You will have strong time-management skills, work well under pressure in a dynamic environment and oversee multiple tasks concurrently.
Compensation will be commensurate with experience, salary is flexible depending on the candidate (they told us to send over candidates with salary expectations)
Prestigious law firm provides great environment and working atmosphere.
To hear more (confidentially of course), please email your resume along with salary expectations.
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