Trademark Attorney (associate)

New York City, New York
None Provided
Jul 10, 2024
Aug 08, 2024
Contract Type
Part-Time, Remote

Position description:

Part-time variable as needed by the firm with the potential to increase for work on trademark and copyright matters including: 

analyzing and reporting trademark search results;

reporting and responding to Office Actions;

assessing adequacy of specimens of use;

counseling clients on trademark and copyright law;

working with foreign associates to facilitate registration;

drafting and negotiating intellectual property related agreements;

drafting and responding to cease and desist letters;

handling oppositions and cancelations before the TTAB; and

assisting with litigation in federal court.


NY bar admission and location in vicinity of NYC preferred;

a minimum of 5 years of trademark prosecution experience, 10+ years of experience preferred;

the ability to “translate” trademark concepts into language easily understood by non-attorney clients;

detail-oriented and thorough;

the ability to problem-solve creatively;

strong interpersonal skills/emotional intelligence;

the ability to produce high-quality work product;

strong drafting skills; and

strong communication skills.

How to apply:

Please send an email to or with your resume and a sample of your work such as an office action response or a trademark search opinion (please delete/redact confidential information before sending).

If you write a great cease and desist letter, we would love to see an example (please delete/redact confidential information before sending).

About the Firm:

The firm handles trademark and copyright prosecution, disputes including litigation in federal court and before the TTAB, intellectual property-related contracts, and general intellectual property counseling. We have great clients in a variety of industries including consumer products, advertising, technology, retail and education.

The Firm’s principal attorney, Jennifer Silverman, has been practicing IP law for 28 years.  Ms. Silverman managed the IP department at a mid-sized firm for 10 years before starting her own firm in 2020.



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