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Legal Staff Paralegal in Portland, OR

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Company name

Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe L.L.P

Organization Type

Law Firm

Job Type

Legal Staff

Practice Area

Intellectual Property - Trademark/Copyright

Years of Experience

Min 1 yrs required

Location

Portland, OR

Date Last Verified

Aug 24,2018

Posted on

Jul 31,2018

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Paralegal, Trademark The candidate as a Trademark Paralegal and under the direct supervision of attorneys, will support the delivery of quality legal services by performing tasks that require accuracy, attention to detail, strong organizational skills, strong written and interpersonal skills and computer proficiency. Prepare, file, prosecute and monitor all US trademarks and trademark applications worldwide. Will have extensive correspondence with foreign associates. Review and manage watch notices and watch notice subscriptions. Conduct searches of US Patent and Trademark Office and Saegis searching system software. Report to clients regarding deadlines, renewals and maintenance. Prepare, file and prosecute copyright applications. Assist with filing and service of TTAB actions, including oppositions, cancellations and appeals. Prepare and file assignment and security interest recordations. A strong understanding of docketing procedures and will be responsible for administering daily docketing clearing, and reviewing trademark mail. Monitor and track all due dates daily, distribute mail to the responsible attorney for actions, conduct or assist in conducting legal research. Find relevant cases, law review articles and statutes, and prepare memoranda analyzing research results. Continuing legal education due to changes to U.S. and foreign trademark procedures.

Qualification and Experience

A Bachelor’s degree is required, and a paralegal certificate from an ABA-approved training program is preferable. Will have significant substantive working knowledge of USPTO and Madrid Protocol and foreign filing requirements; considerable experience in foreign and domestic trademark prosecution and maintenance. Should have proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office software, docketing systems and/or other automated control databases, (LEXIS, Westlaw,) and database retrieval systems. Must have strong organizational, delegation and leadership skills. Should have excellent analytical skills and the experience necessary to understand and summarize case-related documents.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe L.L.P
1120 NW Couch St.
Suite 200
Portland, OR 97209