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Trademark Paralegal

Posted: Monday, August 19, 2019 Full-Time

Details

Our Austin, Texas office has an immediate need for a Trademark Paralegal. The ideal candidate will have knowledge of domestic and international prosecution, trademark policing, disputes and enforcement, TTAB proceedings, copyright, social media, (e.g. familiarity with dispute policies, DMCA notice and take down), and domain name dispute procedures.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • File US and Madrid Protocol  trademark applications and US copyright applications
  • Coordinate filings of foreign trademark and copyright applications with foreign law firms
  • Coordinate the filing of formality documents including declarations, powers of attorney, assignments, formal drawings, specimens, including with legalization and notarization as required
  • Correspond with clients, attorneys, and foreign law firms regarding all aspects of the trademark and copyright prosecution process
  • Monitor all approaching deadlines, take appropriate action, and follow-up with relevant parties and team
  • Conduct US and international trademark
  • Research and maintain working knowledge of US and foreign trademark and copyright prosecution rules and procedures, navigate and utilize related websites and databases
  • Assist with maintaining electronic files
  • Direct/instruct  docketing of relevant deadlines
  • Monitor litigation and TTAB deadlines, assist with evidence preparation
  • File TTAB related submissions
  • Review trademark watch notices and monitor deadlines
  • Additional associated tasks, as assigned

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree, required
  • Minimum 3 years of experience
  • Familiarity with legal resources
  • Strong computer skills, including proficiency in Microsoft Office, Microsoft Excel, and Adobe Acrobat
  • Strong communication skills with the ability to interact well with people at all levels of the organization and some external parties
  • Demonstrate a positive attitude, strong judgment, initiative, integrity and be a dependable, highly motivated, team player
  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and adapt quickly to changing priorities
  • Attention to detail and responsibility for your workload is critical
  • Ability to work overtime when required

Equal Employment Opportunity/M/F/disability/protected veteran status