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Legal Staff Paralegal in Portland, OR

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Company name

Law Firm Staff

Organization Type

Law Firm

Job Type

Legal Staff


Portland, OR

Posted on

Jun 13,2018

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This large firm has offices throughout the Pacific Northwest and in other parts of the country. They have a diverse practice that includes corporate, litigation, intellectual property, municipal, real estate, and other types of law. Their impressive list of clients includes many Fortune 500 companies. The firm takes pride in providing quality legal services to its clients and in effectively using technology to improve its practice. A strong commitment to pro bono work is present at this firm, and its attorneys are encouraged to participate. Many opportunities for training and mentoring are available. Associates are given responsibility and client contact early in their careers. Trademark Paralegal The candidate will conduct preliminary trademark clearance searches; Review and analyze search reports and prepare memorandum of findings and analysis in connection with trademark clearance searches. Prepare trademark status summary reports for attorneys and/or clients. Analyze incoming correspondence and official communications and prepare draft reporting correspondence to clients concerning office actions, formality requirements, etc.

The candidate should have College degree, plus at least 5 years of recent legal experience required. Any satisfactory combination of experience and education will be considered. Knowledge/understanding of how to prepare trademark documents for filing, including but not limited to Applications, Declarations, Assignments, Powers of Attorney, Responses to Office Actions, Statements of Use, Amendments, Post-registration filings, Requests for Certified Copies, Appeal Briefs, Filings with TTAB, etc. Knowledge/understanding of how to prepare and copyright documents for filing, including but not limited to Applications, Recordations, etc. Ability to work with digital images and text files using Adobe editing software. Knowledge/understanding of USPTO s trademark e-filing system. Ability to communicate with clients, USPTO, Copyright Office,and foreign associate counsel. Strong computer research skills, a high level of organization and accuracy, attention to detail, and strong knowledge of US Trademark and Copyright laws and rules are keys to success in this role.

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Law Firm Staff