Trademark Paralegal

Special Counsel
Washington, DC
May 17, 2018
May 28, 2018
Full Time
A prominent international law firm is seeking talented candidates to fill the role of trademark paralegal within their Washington, DC office. The paralegal will be assigned to work primarily on specific matters with the trademark attorneys. In addition, the trademark paralegal may be asked to provide general supervision of project assistants and other clerical staff. If you are looking to advance your paralegal career with an accomplished and established law firm, this is the opportunity for you! Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:* Preparing and filing patent and trademark applications, office action responses and various other documents and declarations with the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).* Assisting with organization of client materials and attorney work product, including use of databases, imaging systems and other computer-based technology.* Maintaining trademark files and other case or project records; circulating materials to project team, as needed. * Maintaining chronological records of project activity as requested.* Acting as liaison for the project team with support departments and other offices of the firm, anticipating and assuming responsibility for special staffing needs, such as overtime, clerical and/or notary assistance. Qualifications for this role are as follows:* BA/BS degree required* A minimum of five years or more of trademark paralegal experience preferred and a familiarity with Saegis* Experience in domestic and foreign filing systems* Capability to manage multiple priorities and adjust to changing priorities in a professional manner* Aptitude to work independently and with a team* Excellent oral and written communication skills, including the ability to communicate potentially detailed and complex information to others* Strong service orientation, and an ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with users, peers, office and firm management, and outside business partners This is a great opportunity to join a respected DC law firm and to work with top professionals in the field. This firm offers a competitive salary, generous benefits and a great Metro-accessible location. Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

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