Senior Trademark Paralegal

Washington D.C.
Salary + Benefits
Jun 11, 2024
Jul 11, 2024
Contract Type
Full-Time, Hybrid, In Office, Permanent

Kelly IP, LLP, an innovative 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 is ideally based in our Washington, DC office with a hybrid schedule.

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 professional organizational skills, keen attention to detail, the ability to multi-task, work independently, provide high levels of efficiency, accuracy and be able to effectively manage deadlines, along with professional 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.

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