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ProfileIP Paralegal The candidate will manage all matters involving intellectual property (IP) owned by or asserted against the Inc. Act as liaison between third-party rights-holders, users of the Inc. service, and in-house and outside counsel for all IP issues. Maintain and manage the Inc. IP portfolio. Manage and respond to claims of infringement, and work with Inc. Content Usage (CUP) staff to transfer knowledge regarding content that is subject to intellectual property disputes. Stay abreast of emerging domestic and applicable international trends and issues in IP, particularly those relating to e-commerce, and assist with designing and implementing IP policy changes in response to those trends and issues. Perform in-depth research on IP rights and prosecution histories. Assist with negotiations on IP-related issues, and related drafting. Provide litigation support to in-house and outside counsel. Own and maintain the DMCA Registered Agent notice on file with the Copyright Office, and periodically review and update the notice to ensure that the information is current. Own and maintain the Inc. Intellectual Property Policy, and periodically review and update the Policy to align with DMCA Registered Agent information. Track IP claims for reportability to insurer in accordance with the definition of “claim” under applicable insurance policies, and file initial and follow-up reports consistent with insurance policy requirements. Maintain repeat offender data, and manage actions on repeat offender accounts in accordance with Inc. policy and the DMCA. Maintain claims database in accordance with record retention policies and applicable law. Conduct monthly review of C&Ds received, and disposition.
Qualification and Experience
The candidate must have excellent written and oral communication skills. Should have working knowledge of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office and Copyright Office databases, and foreign equivalents in relevant foreign jurisdictions including, but not limited to, the UK, the EU, Canada and Australia. Must have working understanding of the trademark prosecution process, and ability to interpret and apply nuances in trademark prosecution histories. A Bachelor’s degree is preferred, particularly with coursework in internet law or intellectual property. Paralegal certificate or commensurate intellectual property experience is required.
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