1+ months
2018-06-062018-09-09

Trademark Paralegal

Greenberg Traurig
Los Angeles, CA
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Greenberg Traurig, a global law firm, currently has an excellent employment opportunity for an experienced Trademark Paralegal in our Los Angeles office. We offer competitive compensation, an excellent benefits package, and a team oriented environment. 

 

Duties & Responsibilities

 

·         Handle the maintenance of U.S. and International trademark matters including online filing and prosecution of applications

·         Conduct computer research including Saegis, Corsearch, PTO searches

·         Assist with investigation of third party use of marks

·         Prepare initial search opinion letters, prepare and file trademark, service mark and copyright applications

·         Prepare and assist with filing responses to office actions, Statements of Use, Extensions of Time, 8 & 15 affidavits, and renewal applications

·         Prepare charts and reports outlining the status of domestic trademark and copyright protection, create and customize new reports and charts that outline client trademark protection

·         Prepare and file all documents in connection with oppositions and cancellation actions

·         Assist with the preparation of documents to be produced with the preparation of answers to discovery requests

·         Prepare foreign filing instruction letters, verify foreign filing requirements and oversee the timely filing of formal documents

·         Review and analyze correspondence from foreign associates, and communicate with attorneys and clients throughout the entire prosecution of an application as well as during the maintenance of the foreign registration

·         Compile and prepare evidence in support of pending opposition/cancellation proceedings including advertisements, invoices, declarations, affidavits, etc.

·         Research and assist attorneys with trademark assignments and name/address change recordals in U.S. and foreign countries. Follow-up with assignments/recordals until completed.

 

Skills & Competencies

 

Candidates must have a broad understanding of all aspects of USPTO trademarks work (prosecution, maintenance, and renewals) as well as TTAB proceedings (oppositions, cancellations); a proven ability to manage multiple projects; ability to take initiative as appropriate; online research skills, a high degree of organization, and excellent oral and written communication skills. The successful candidate will be a self-starter and detail oriented; additionally, they will be able to work independently and as part of a team. Strong problem solving skills are a must. Knowledge of global trademark laws and procedures, trademark docketing and copyright and domain name protection experience is a plus.

 

Qualifications & Prior Experience

 

Position requirements include: a Bachelor’s Degree and ABA Paralegal certification. Candidate will have minimum of five years’ experience in Trademarks. Proficiency with Windows-based software and Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook, Saegis and other informational databases required.


At Greenberg Traurig, we are committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. It has been, and continues to be our goal, to foster a well-balanced workforce that contains a significant presence of minorities and women.
Greenberg Traurig, LLP will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance.

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Overall Rating: 32/220
Median Salary: $50,410

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