Trademark Paralegal

Location
Brooklyn, New York
Salary
Salary and benefits commensurate with experience and position.
Posted
Oct 26, 2023
Closes
Nov 25, 2023
Practice
Trademark
Position
Paralegal

Seeking trademark paralegal for boutique, intellectual property law firm based in Downtown Brooklyn. Full-time and part-time positions are available.  The position allows for remote, hybrid, and in-office flexibility. 

Requirements:

 

  • Monitor deadlines associated with the U.S. and international dockets, including providing follow-up with attorneys and clients.
  • Prepare and file trademark applications, statements of use, extensions of time, amendments to allege use, Section 8 &15 declarations, and other filings with the USPTO under attorney supervision.
  • Prepare and manage the recordation of assignments and name changes in the U.S. and internationally.
  • Receive and act upon client instructions, including confirmation and/or draft response to client inquiries related to US, WIPO and foreign applications. 
  • Provide support for Trademark Trial and Appeal Board proceedings and appeals.
  • Review and analyze trademark watch notices and conduct routine trademark clearance searches.
  • Utilize USPTO electronic resources effectively.
  • Willingness and flexibility to work closely with all attorneys and staff as needed.

 Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Proficiency with U.S. and international trademark law, including TTAB inter-partes matters.
  • Proficiency in conducting trademark clearance searches and managing trademark watch notices. 
  • Ability to self-manage and work independently in a remote, hybrid, and/or in-office setting. 
  • Strong working knowledge to utilize various online electronic filings at the USPTO.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Products (Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Word).
  • Strong organizational and administrative skills.

Education and/or Experience:

  • A minimum of five (5) years of progressive trademark prosecution experience, including docket management, application filings and prosecution.
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent specialized training (i.e., paralegal studies or certificate from an ABA recognized program) is preferred.

How to Apply

Email jobs@galganoiplaw.com with resume/CV, cover letter and salary requirements. Salary and benefits commensurate with experience and position type (full-time/part-time).