nnJob DescriptionnTrademark ParalegalnnOur client is a law firm in the Dallas area supporting the Intellectual Property and Technology Transactions Practice Group by monitoring trademark dockets for US/Foreign filing (e.g., requesting/receiving filing instructions from the client to finalize documents for client/attorney/agent review and provide/file required documents, such as through the USPTO Electronic filing system), document management and legal research.nnEssential Duties n n1. Assist team with routine trademark duties, e.g., status checks, filings with the USPTO and docketing.n2. Maintain trademark docket from prosecution phase through registration of the trademark and issues docket to attorneys.n3. Assist in preparation of trademark pre and post registration and renewal documents as required.n4. Perform in-house searches of domestic and foreign trademark office databases to support clearance and opinion work of attorneys and conduct initial analysis of search results. Instruct foreign counsel with regard to such searches; solicit and review opinions from foreign counsel with regard to the results of such searches.n5. Preliminary trademark clearance; preparation and filing of trademark applications; preparation of correspondence regarding prosecution documents including Office Actions, Statements of Use, and Renewals.n6. Provide support for domestic and foreign infringement matters, as requested, by assembling evidentiary material.n7. Utilize, search, and research information using the following websites - USPTO, WIPO, Espace.net, and other trademark online resources.nnJob RequirementsnDesired Education: A paralegal certificate or currently enrolled in a recognized paralegal program and/or college degree required.nnSkills :nnStrong skills with Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint.nExperience with CT Corsearch and/or Saegis preferred.