Senior Paralegal-Trademark-D.C

Location
Washington, District Columbia
Job Type
Full-time
     
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Description

Senior 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. Excellent writing and communication skills and ability to work in a fast-paced team environment required. Must have excellent understanding of Microsoft Word and Excel. Requires a Bachelor's degree. Paralegal certificate from an ABA qualified program preferred. Great working conditions in a team atmosphere. Salary commensurate with experience. Responsibilities include:

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

 


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