The Trademark Paralegal position will assist attorneys in the trademark practice including independently manage client domain name portfolios, including transfers, renewals, and DNS updates. The assistant will draft trademark and domain name demand letters for review by attorneys and also draft UDRP complaints for review by attorneys. This position requires the ability to work in a fast-paced environment, conducting pre-screening trademark searches, assisting in preparation of U.S. trademark applications, affidavits, and renewal applications. Also, assisting with the prosecution of global trademark portfolios for clients, including handling certain aspects of U.S. and foreign trademark prosecution and maintenance and corresponding with foreign associates. Duties will also include: assisting clients in maintaining and managing trademark files; including updating database for trademarks, copyrights and domain name matters; generate and edit status reports for clients. Communicate with attorneys and clients regarding upcoming deadlines. Execute assignments, changes of name and/or address as necessary. Assist other Trademark Paralegals with due diligence review, including electronically filing Trademark and Copyright Security Agreements and Releases. Oversee, organize, and maintain paper and electronic files relating to domain name and trademark portfolios, including electronically saving email correspondence. Review incoming correspondence, including paper and emails, and take necessary action.
Must be specifically listed on resume in order to be considered for this position.
Bachelor’s degree required.
Minimum 2 + years of Trademark experience in a legal environment required
Must have strong skills in Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook. Strong oral and written communication skills. Strong organizational, attention to detail, problem-solving and interpersonal skills including handling large volumes of work and simultaneous projects. Must be willing to work overtime as needed. Ability to work independently with minimum supervision and prioritize tasks to meet goals and be a part of a team.
Clearance of firm standard background check required.
We value diversity in our workplace. EOE/Minorities/Females/Vets/Disabled
Job Type: Full-time