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2018-07-132018-08-12

Trademark Paralegal

Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP
Boston, New York 02110-1726
  • Job Type
    Paralegal
  • Job Status
    Full Time
  • Jobs Rated
    32nd

Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP, one of the world’s leading international law firms with almost 4000 lawyers and staff in 30 offices is seeking a Trademark Paralegal. This position could reside in the Boston, San Francisco, or Washington DC office and will be responsible for providing support to our trademark portfolio management and copyright practice and serving as an integral part of our team.

Responsibilities: 

• Preparing and filing U.S. and coordinating global applications for trademark and service mark registration as well as ancillary prosecution and maintenance filings; 
• Preparing Trademark Trial and Appeal Board filings; 
• Preparing trademark record title update filings; 
• Assisting with trademark and copyright due diligence; 
• Performing and analyzing on-line preliminary trademark clearance searches and prepare search guides; 
• Preparing, filing and prosecuting applications for copyright registrations; 
• Preparing correspondence to and communicating with clients and local counsel regarding trademark prosecution and maintenance issues; 
• Keeping attorneys apprised of upcoming deadlines and working with them to apprise clients.

Requirements

Experience/Qualifications:

• A Bachelor’s degree 
• A minimum of 5 years of trademark portfolio management experience in a law firm or corporate legal department
• A Paralegal Certificate is strongly preferred
• Excellent organization skills with a high degree of attention to detail
• The ability to follow instructions and established procedures
• Strong written and oral communication skills
• The ability to prioritize workload, assignments, and client needs
• The ability to adapt to change, balance competing demands, and function as an integral part of a fast-paced collaborative team environment
• Self-motivated, exercise sound judgment, and demonstrate effective planning, problem-solving and analytical skills
• Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and Outlook) is required
• Experience conducting and analyzing searches of online trademark databases and familiarity with trademark docketing systems are required
• Specific experience with CPI and Thomson CompuMark SAEGIS™ is preferred

In addition to a bachelor’s degree, per California legislation AB 1761, paralegals are required to have one of the following: 
(1) a certificate of completion of a paralegal program approved by the American Bar Association; (2) certificate of completion of a paralegal program at, or a degree from, a postsecondary institution that requires the successful completion of a minimum of 24 semester, or equivalent, units in law-related courses and that has been accredited by a national or regional accrediting organization or approved by the Bureau for Private Postsecondary and Vocational Education;
(3) baccalaureate degree or an advanced degree in any subject, a minimum of one year of law-related experience under the supervision of an attorney who has been an active member of the State Bar of California for at least the preceding three years or who has practiced in the federal courts of this state for at least the preceding three years, and a written declaration from this attorney stating that the person is qualified to perform paralegal tasks. 

Qualified candidates must apply online by visiting our website at www.morganlewis.com and selecting “Careers.” 

Morgan Lewis is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Pursuant to applicable state and municipal Fair Chance Laws and Ordinances, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

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