Sr Trademark Paralegal

  • Washington, DC, USA
  • Full-time

Job Description

Seeking a  Senior Trademark Paralegal with at least 15 years of trademark prosecution experience.  This detail-oriented individual would be responsible for assisting attorneys with the management of foreign and domestic trademark portfolios. Candidates would be expected to handle several thousand marks and would have a billable hour requirement of 1536 hours. 

Specific duties include but are not limited to the following:

  • Maintain docket of prosecution deadlines;
  • Assist with TTAB proceedings and trademark litigation, including drafting and filing of documents, maintaining pleadings files and docket, and related tasks
  • Review office actions and summarize issues for attorneys;
  • Prepare and file trademark applications, statements of use, extensions of time, amendments to allege use, Sections 8 & 15 declarations, and other filings;
  • Draft communications with clients and foreign associates;
  • Perform Trademark Searches and draft findings;
  • Draft filing instructions for trademark applications;
  • Maintain accurate charts of client prosecution matters; and
  • Make preliminary evaluations regarding potential specimens showing use for submission.

Qualifications

  • 15 years of trademark prosecution experience. 
  • Strong experience assisting attorneys with TTAB proceedings and trademark litigation and the management of foreign and domestic trademark portfolios: 
  • Excellent writing and communication skills and ability to work in a fast-paced team environment required. 
  • Must have an excellent understanding of Microsoft Word and Excel. 
  • Requires a Bachelor's degree. 
  • Paralegal certificate from an ABA qualified program preferred.

Additional Information

Salary range: $115k - $120k

This is a full-time position with great benefits.