20 days old
  • Job Code
  • Job Type
    Law Firm Associate
  • Job Status
    Full Time

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, Rochester, NY, or Washington, DC offices.

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.


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.

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.


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

To comply with Federal law, Nixon Peabody participates in E-Verify. All newly-hired employees are verified through this electronic system established by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the Social Security Administration (SSA) to confirm their identity and employment eligibility. Please refer to the Notice of E-Verify Participation and the Right to Work posters on the Nixon Peabody Careers page for more information.

All applicants for employment with NP, unless they receive an approved exemption as an accommodation for a medical issue or sincerely held religious belief, must be “Up to Date” with respect to their COVID-19 vaccinations by their hire date. “Up to Date” currently means that the applicant has completed the Moderna or Pfizer-BioNTech primary vaccine series, plus a booster vaccine, if eligible, or the Johnson & Johnson Janssen one dose primary vaccine, plus a booster vaccine, if eligible.


Posted: 2022-05-02 Expires: 2022-06-01

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