Job Details

Trademark Paralegal

Company name

Intelliswift Software Inc.

Organization Type

In-House

Job Type

Legal Staff

Date Last Verified

Feb 20, 2020

Valid Through

Jun 04, 2020

Posted on

Dec 17, 2018

Years of Experience

Min 3 yrs required

Location

Chicago, IL, United States

Employment Type

Full-time

Industry

Legal
Practice Area
Intellectual Property >> Intellectual Property - Trademark/Copyright
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Trademark Paralegal
The candidate will manage trademark docket for deadlines; understand docket and deadlines and action needed on each file. Conduct electronic recordation of assignment documents; review Notice of Recordation and report same to client and prepare client status reports; work with and manage large global trademark portfolios. Comprehend chain of title in U.S. trademarks and ability to prefect same. Assist with trademark clearance projects, including U.S. screening and full searches and international screening and formal counsel searches. Prepare and file U.S. trademark applications, including electronic filings with follow through to registration and post-registration maintenance and renewals. Coordinate with foreign counsel on international clearance, filing, maintenance and renewal matters: oversee processing of foreign associates' invoices for payment, and prepare reporting letters to client. Effect portfolio transfers and manage multi-client portfolios. Prepare and file powers of attorney and letters of instruction. Assist in trademark filing strategy discussions and due diligence. Assist with preparation and filing of responses of Office Actions.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate should have extensive knowledge of U.S. trademark rules and procedure and familiarity with the Madrid Protocol. 3+ years of experience is preferred. Should be proficient with electronic research tools such as Saegis, USPTO and WIPO databases; and conduct preliminary trademark searches. Should be proficient with USPTO electronic trademark filing systems. Should have experience with Intellectual Property docketing systems. Must have knowledge of filing requirements for convention (foreign) applications. Should have high level of proficiency with technology including Microsoft Office Suite applications, Adobe Acrobat, Lexis/Nexis, Westlaw and other internet research tools. Law firm experience strongly preferred.

Additional info

Job Id: 18-07786

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Intelliswift Software Inc.
1 South Dearborn Street
Chicago, IL 60603

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