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Paralegal Intellectual Property

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Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • The candidate will assist an attorney in the U.S. in the clearance and prosecution of U.S. federal and common law trademarks.  Will be responsible for handling all aspects of trademark applications, including working with outside counsel for filings with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office and any state filings; performing preliminary trademark searches (both word and design marks).
  • Responsible for managing the enterprise music licensing (ASCAP, SESAC and BMI) under the direction of an attorney located in the U.S.
  • Proficiency in computerized docketing systems and MS Office.
  • Ability to work largely autonomously and interact with internal enterprise marketing team, including providing training to marketing team members.
  • Manage trademark and music license budget for the enterprise; manage intercompany billings for outside counsel trademark related fees.


  • B.A. required preferably in Business, Finance, Political Science or equivalent.
  • Paralegal certification
  • Minimum 3 years of experience focusing on legal department operations
  • 3+ years of experience supporting trademark and copyright legal work.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel, Access, Power Point and Outlook.  Need to also have working knowledge of databases such as SharePoint.
  • Experience drafting legal documents, including independent ability to respond to and draft dispute, pre-suit demand, and settlement responses.
  • Prior staff management experience
  • Willing to work in night shift
  • Interviews will be done thru phone or via Microsoft teams