Senior Trademark Paralegal – Contract – 100% Remote

    Web ID: SF222040
    Compensation: $46.00 - $55.00/hour
    Education: Bachelors Degree
Summary:

Trademark Team of global healthcare leader has an opportunity for a Remote Contract Intellectual Property Trademark Paralegal to help the group over the next 6 – 12 months. Will contribute by working towards the successful resolution of trademark matters and adding value to the company’s trademark portfolio.

Job Description:
  • Screen, search, and clear proposed trademarks.
  • Conduct foreign and domestic trademark clearance searches to determine the availability of trademarks, including online searching and working with foreign agents
  • Create summary reports and draft clearance opinions on a global basis
  • Instruct filing of trademark applications
  • Manage process and workflow of worldwide trademark filings, prosecution, renewals, and conflicts (oppositions, cancellations, infringements, UDRPs, and counterfeits)
  • Act as the first line of communication for trademark prosecution, escalating matters to the managing attorney as well as relaying his/her instructions to outside counsel
  • Coordinate the annual renewal activity for trademark registrations worldwide for a specific business unit
  • Managing trademark disputes through coordination with managing attorney, outside counsel, and local affiliate
  • Docket management for the critical deadline as well as for status updates
  • Review invoices and either approve for payment or reject to the vendor with appropriate explanation
  • Assist in trademark budget planning and cost management for the specific business unit
  • Assist in the monitoring of outside docketing system for correct docketing of all actions
Job Requirements:

Required

  • Bachelor’s Degree and relevant legal education (Paralegal Certificate)- preferred
  • Generally, 2+ years of trademark paralegal experience
  • Familiarity with docketing systems such as WebTMS or IP Manager
  • Familiarity with third party trademark screening tools such as Corsearch or Clarivate

Preferred

  • Ability to handle a portfolio of 5000+ active trademarks
  • Ability to collaborate with multiple stakeholders
  • Ability to handle and prioritize multiple projects and manage deadlines in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to handle multiple projects in a fast-paced environment
  • Collaborates in legal matters in the area of responsibilities
  • Attention to detail, sound judgment, and solid organizational skills

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