POSITION TITLE: TRADEMARK PARALEGAL
is a leading global manufacturer and marketer of well-known brands of personal care, hair care and beauty products for retail consumers and professional stylists such as Conair and BabylissPRO, as well as Cuisinart and Waring small kitchen appliances. Conair is seeking a highly motivated, energetic Trademark Paralegal
with 3 or more years of solid experience to join its in-house Trademark Department. The right candidate will be a team player with excellent oral, written and interpersonal skills and the ability to meet deadlines and manage multiple projects in a fast-paced Legal Department.
: The Trademark Paralegal
will work in the Company’s Legal Department under the supervision of the Intellectual Property Counsel and will liaise with Company personnel at all levels of the organization throughout the world.
Conduct preliminary US and international screening searches via Saegis and the Internet
Analyze screening and search results and draft reports for marketing teams and IP counsel
Docket trademark deadlines and handle trademark maintenance
Prepare and electronically file U.S. trademark applications and other trademark-related documents
Instruct and liaise with foreign counsel
Assist attorneys in trademark proceedings and litigation, and with review of product, marketing and other materials for proper trademark use
Advise in-house clients regarding trademark matters
Assist IP Counsel and Patent Counsel with anti-counterfeiting matters, including online brand protection, global customs registrations, product authentication, coordinating attorney/law enforcement trainings, foreign counsel reports and other related activities
· Minimum 3+ years experience, including domestic and international searching, clearance, trademark filings, prosecution and docketing;
· Bachelors Degree;
· Knowledge of and experience with Saegis, trademark database software (e.g, CPI and PATTSY Wave), Microsoft Outlook and Word
· Anti-counterfeiting experience a plus, but not required
· Must be detail-oriented, proactive, effective at multi-tasking, and able to work well under pressure and to work independently as well as collaboratively
· Salary commensurate with experience;
· In-house Corporate experience preferred.
We offer a competitive salary and excellent benefit package including medical, dental, profit sharing, 401(k), product discount, subsidized lunches in our corporate cafeteria as well as a beautiful location near Long Island Sound.
PLEASE SEND RESUME WITH SALARY HISTORY/EXPECTATIONS BY EMAIL OR FAX. NO TELEPHONE CALLS. CANDIDATES WHO TELEPHONE WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED.
Conair Corporation, Attn: Human Resources, 23 Barry Place, Stamford, CT 06902
Conair is an equal opportunity employer by choice.
Job Type: Full-time
domestc & international seaching, clearance trademark filing: 3 years
Website : http://www.conair.com