Trademark Paralegal

Washington D.C.
Based on experience
Mar 16, 2023
Apr 15, 2023
Contract Type
Full-Time, Hybrid, Permanent, Remote

Kelly IP, LLP, an innovative boutique trademark law firm in Washington, DC that is consistently rated among the top trademark firms in the country, has a position open for a full-time Trademark Paralegal. This position can be based in our Washington, DC office or remotely for the right candidate. The paralegal’s responsibilities include the following: Effectively manage client trademark portfolios and trademark docket deadlines and communicate with clients and firm attorneys regarding upcoming deadlines; prepare and file all necessary USPTO filings; communicate with foreign counsel to prepare and file new trademark applications, to prosecute those applications, to provide instructions for contested matters, and to coordinate all documents required for those matters; conduct preliminary trademark searches; and enter time daily using appropriate and accurate descriptions. Only candidates with at least 5 years of experience as a Trademark Paralegal will be considered.

Qualified candidates will have top notch organizational skills, keen attention to detail, the abilities to multi-task, work independently, provide high levels of efficiency, accuracy and the ability to effectively manage deadlines, along with a mastery of basic office skills and trademark-specific systems (USPTO, TTAB, Saegis, Corsearch, WebTMS). We are looking for a professional, team player who takes pride and ownership in their work.

Kelly IP offers generous work-from-home opportunities and a comprehensive benefits package, including paid leave, medical, dental, vision, disability, and life insurance coverage. In addition, employees may participate in the Firm’s Defined Contribution Retirement Plan after one year of employment, consistent with the provisions of that plan.

Kelly IP is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from all persons. The firm does not tolerate discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, or other characteristics prohibited by law. For more information about Kelly IP, please visit

Job Type: Full-time


  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Flexible schedule
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance