Trademark Associate

Chicago, Illinois; Washington, DC
Chicago, IL and Washington, DC: $225,000 to $275,000
Apr 30, 2024
May 30, 2024
Contract Type
Full-Time, Hybrid, Permanent

At Nixon Peabody, our priority is to attract, retain, and promote talented individuals from a wide range of racial, ethnic, social, economic, religious, and personal backgrounds, genders and sexual orientations. Therefore, we encourage talented individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences to apply.

Our Intellectual Property Practice Group is seeking to hire a trademark associate to join in our Chicago, IL or Washington, DC offices.

The ideal candidate will have approximately two to four years of trademark experience in clearance, prosecution, enforcement, brand and portfolio management, and counseling regarding trademark strategy in the United States and abroad.

The attorneys in our Intellectual Property Practice Group work closely with clients to develop a strategic approach to managing, growing, and protecting their brands and ensure that successful brand management and global enforcement programs are in place before marks are launched.  Our team also foresees issues and provides forward-thinking advice designed to prevent disputes. If the need for litigation arises, we get into the trenches with our clients and vigorously represent their interests regardless of the forum or jurisdiction.

Qualified candidates will have strong academic credentials, superb judgment and communication skills, and a commitment to providing excellent client services.

A career at Nixon Peabody is the opportunity to do work that matters. It’s a chance to use your knowledge to shape what’s ahead, to innovate, to learn at a firm that taps into the power of collaboration and collective thinking.

In accordance with applicable Federal and State laws, the anticipated annual salary range for this position, depending on location, are as follows.

  • Chicago, IL: $225,000 to $275,000 Washington, DC: $225,000 to $275,000

In addition to a standard benefits package, this role may be eligible for additional contingent compensation based on an array of factors, including but not limited to: work performance, geographic location, work experience, education, and qualifications.  Because such contingent compensation is not yet calculable or may be zero ($0) in some circumstances, the above-listed salary range(s) are Nixon Peabody’s good faith estimate of the annual salar(ies) it reasonably expects to pay for the position at the time of this posting. 


Nixon Peabody LLP is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. 
Disability / Female / Gender Identity / Minority / Sexual Orientation / Veteran.

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