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Trademark Prosecution Paralegal

Momentum Search Partners
Austin, TX
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • $70,000 to $95,000 Yearly
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: medical, vision, 401k, dental, life insurance,
Job Description

Job Title: Trademark Prosecution Paralegal
Reports To: Paralegal Partner, Attorney Assignments
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Summary: Performs a variety of duties for clients under attorney supervision. Maintains positive contact with clients, attorneys and staff and observes confidentiality of client matters. They operate on a hybrid schedule 2days in office/3 days remote.

Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

·Bachelor's degree and strong academic record required

·Minimum two years of trademark experience; law firm experience preferred

·Strong sense of accountability, taking ownership over projects and responsibilities and resolving issues proactively

·High level of accuracy, attention to detail, and excellent proofreading skills

·Strong written and verbal communication skills

·Have strong Internet searching skills and computer skills

·Ability to assess information, anticipate issues and outcomes, and make effective decisions

·Initiative to proactively increase value to the position

·Ability to manage multiple requests, assess priorities, and achieve solutions under deadlines

·Strong organizational skills; ability to prioritize work, and work within competing deadlines

·Flexibility regarding work schedule to meet position needs outside of regular business hours

·Excellent teamwork skills and a strong client service orientation

·Must have the ability to work in an organized, efficient manner, be willing to support the department with general administrative duties and special projects as needed

·Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

·Must be able to set and meet deadlines without reminders from others


Specific Responsibilities:

·conduct preliminary trademark clearance searches and ordering comprehensive trademark searches
·perform preliminary evaluations of trademark search results
·draft, prepare and file U.S. trademark applications, including drafting descriptions of goods and services
·prepare and file Extensions of Time, Allegations of Use, post-registration documents and other standard trademark prosecution documents
·identify and capture appropriate trademark specimens from client websites for statement of use or Section 8 and 15 affidavit
·research Trademark Manual of Examining Procedure (TMEP) and other applicable law to determine procedural requirements, as requested
·draft, send, and follow up on correspondence to foreign associates
·draft, send, and follow up on correspondence to clients requesting instructions or reporting on the status of their trademark matters
·maintain physical and electronic files
·review incoming correspondence, determine appropriate action
·review and maintain docket and update as appropriate
·share responsibility with attorneys for meeting all deadlines
·Maintain daily timekeeping for billing purposes, entering time records daily
·other related tasks and duties as requested

Firm offers a team-oriented environment where each employee is expected to assist as needed to ensure that the firm’s clients receive prompt, high quality service. The trademark paralegal will have set core work hours, but overtime will be required on occasion.

Company Description
MOMENTUM SEARCH PARTNERS is a legal recruiting and executive search firm specializing in permanent and temporary attorney search for companies and select law firms.

We are a strategic, recruiting partner for our corporate and law firm clients, who turn to us when their legal and compliance hiring requires a higher level of understanding of the legal talent pool and legal job they seek to fill.

Momentum Search Partners

Why Work Here?
Our client has a long and successful track record in Texas as one of premier service providers in its industry. Growth opportunity.

MOMENTUM SEARCH PARTNERS is a legal recruiting and executive search firm specializing in permanent and temporary attorney search for companies and select law firms. We are a strategic, recruiting partner for our corporate and law firm clients, who turn to us when their legal and compliance hiring requires a higher level of understanding of the legal talent pool and legal job they seek to fill.

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Austin, TX
USA

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Legal

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