18 days old

Senior Paralegal - Intellectual Property

CVS Caremark
Woonsocket, RI 02895
**Job Description**

Summary: The Senior Paralegal for Intellectual Property will interface with supported business units in accordance with his/her responsibilities and support in-house counsel in the management of CVS and AETNAs trademark, copyright, domain name and patent portfolios. This position will interact with all levels of management within the company, as well as with outside professionals. Candidate must be able to work in a team environment and be open to working across multiple areas of law.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Conduct and analyze U.S. and international product clearance screenings to determine availability of proposed trademarks, taglines, product names, and other consumer facing content.

Communicate with internal clients regarding proper use of Intellectual Property in marketing materials and placement on products.

Review packaging, point-of-sale, digital content and marketing materials to provide intellectual property clearance and confirm compliance with applicable laws and regulations

Conduct preliminary domestic and international trademark searches and summarize search

results using Corsearch.

Partner with product design, marketing and merchandising teams to enhance identification and protection of intellectual property and innovations, including new trademarks, copyrightable material and patentable technology and designs.

Collaborate with Legal Team members in preparation and support of global trademark and opposition filings; work with business unit to obtain product samples and other evidence in support.

Assist with US and foreign Intellectual Property litigation and office proceedings, including collection and review of evidence of use, documents and other materials.

Assist with preliminary and online investigations into potential trademark infringements

Assist with drafting legal documents, including cease and desist letters, talent releases, NDAs, venue, and basic vendor agreements and related amendments, creating records of such agreements and ensuring necessary approvals and execution.

Organize, maintain and manage trademark docket and database. Prepare and assist with filing responses to office actions, Statements of Use, Extensions of Time and 8 & 15 affidavits and collection of evidence in support.

Assist with the development of reports and presentations with regards to the patent, trademark and copyright portfolios.

Review trademark watch notices and present concerns to Manager for further action.

Work with all areas of the business to ensure compliance with branding policies.

Coordinate execution of all IP-related documents by company officers and inventors.

Manage contract templates and guideline documents; supporting the development of training materials and procedures.

Perform other miscellaneous functions of a paralegal, including handling special projects and conducting legal research.

**Required Qualifications**

8+ years of experience in-house or law firm focusing on intellectual property and marketing

**Preferred Qualifications**

Knowledge and understanding of issues and procedures associated with Intellectual Property

Willingness to work as part of a team and ability to work independently

Strong project management abilities and organizational skills

Ability to maintain confidentiality of highly sensitive and confidential material

Detail oriented with the ability to manage multiple priorities


B.A. or B.S. degree, plus at least three years paralegal experience required, with a preference for experience in a corporate legal department handling NDAs and contracts.

Experience with IP docketing systems preferred

Paralegal degree/certificate preferred

**Business Overview**

**Its a new day in health care.**

Combining CVS Health and Aetna was a transformative moment for our company and our industry, establishing CVS Health as the nations premier health innovation company. Through our health services, insurance plans and community pharmacists, were pioneering a bold new approach to total health. As a CVS Health colleague, youll be at the center of it all.

We offer a diverse work experience that empowers colleagues for career success. In addition to skill and experience, we also seek to attract and retain colleagues whose beliefs and behaviors are in alignment with our core values of collaboration, innovation, caring, integrity and accountability.

CVS Health is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Gender/Ethnicity/Disability/Protected Veteran we highly value and are committed to all forms of diversity in the workplace. We proudly support and encourage people with military experience (active, veterans, reservists and National Guard) as well as military spouses to apply for CVS Health job opportunities. We comply with the laws and regulations set forth in the following EEO is the Law Poster: EEO IS THE LAW at https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf and EEO IS THE LAW SUPPLEMENT at https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/ofccpost.htm . We provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities. If you require assistance to apply for this job, please contact our Advice and Counsel Reasonable Accommodations team at mailto:AdviceCounsel@cvshealth.com . Please note that we only accept applications for employment via this site.

If technical issues are preventing you from applying to a position, contact Kenexa Helpdesk at 1-855-338-5609 or cvshealthsupport@us.ibm.com . For technical issues with the Virtual Job Tryout assessment, contact the Shaker Help Desk at 1-877-987-5352.
Posted: 2019-10-31 Expires: 2019-11-30

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