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Legal Staff Paralegal in Washington, DC

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Company name

Law Firm Staff

Organization Type

Law Firm

Job Type

Legal Staff

Location

Washington, DC

Posted on

Jan 29,2018

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Law Firm Staff brings you up to date and high quality legal staff openings in law firms and in-house legal departments of business organizations. In addition, we help solo attorneys hire experienced personnel from the legal industry. We not only have the best law firm staff positions, but we also have the most. Trademark Paralegal The candidate will assist clients in obtaining, maintaining and protecting trademark, copyright and related intellectual property rights. Will have significant responsibility for management of client trademark portfolios, ranging from small domestic portfolios to complex international portfolios. Will communicate with clients directly regarding prosecution issues, and act as a liaison between attorneys and clients. Manage files relating to domestic and international trademark matters and manage docket to ensure all deadlines are met. Responsibilities include preparing and electronically filing US trademark applications, renewals, assignments and other prosecution documents; corresponding with foreign counsel regarding foreign trademark applications, registrations and recordals; and performing online research such as trademark clearance searches; and assisting with intellectual property due diligence. Must have formal paralegal training, preferably a 4-year degree program. Should have 10+ years of trademark paralegal experience. Copyright experience and/or TTAB experience is a plus. Must have excellent writing skills and be conversant and comfortable with the laws that govern trademarks and be able to conduct legal research utilizing on-line tools such as the USPTO website, international databases and Saegis. Proficiency in Microsoft Word and Outlook is required, as is experience working with trademark docketing systems is required.

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Law Firm Staff