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Trademark Paralegal, San Francisco or Los Angeles


Trademark Paralegal, San Francisco or Los Angeles


Summary:
Hanson Bridgett LLP is seeking a Trademark Paralegal to be resident in either the San Francisco Office or Los Angeles Office, with the opportunity to work remotely or from one of our other offices part of the time. The paralegal assists attorneys in the clearance and prosecution of U.S. and foreign trademarks on behalf of the firm's clients, manages domestic and foreign docketing, and assists in investigations relating to trademarks and trademark disputes. The ideal candidate will have a paralegal certificate and at least 2-5 years of trademark paralegal experience. This individual will report to the Director of Professional Development and will work closely with partners, associates, paralegals and case assistants in the Intellectual Property Practice Group.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate with attorneys and other paralegals/case-assistants in filing and prosecuting domestic and foreign trademark applications
  • Manage docket deadlines for prosecution and registration
  • Support enforcement matters
  • Conduct trademark searches
  • Assist with or investigate possible infringements and third party uses
  • Work under close supervision to complete routine tasks and assume additional responsibilities, as needed

Required Skills, Abilities and Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited four year college/university
  • Paralegal Certificate from ABA-approved paralegal program
  • California B&P 6450 compliance documentation
  • Minimum of two years of trademark paralegal experience—experience specifically with international trademark portfolios preferred
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Proficiency in use of CPI docketing software and electronic filing with USPTO/TTAB
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills; positive and driven attitude
  • Must be able to work both independently and collaboratively in deadline-driven environment with attorneys, other paralegals and staff
  • Experience coordinating with or supervising case assistants is preferred
  • Working knowledge of copyrights and patents is a plus

Salary:
Hanson Bridgett offers a competitive salary and benefits. Salary depends on experience.

Non-Discrimination Policy:
Hanson Bridgett LLP seeks to ensure a positive and diverse work culture where each person may work and develop professionally to the best of his or her ability free of unlawful discrimination or prejudice. To this end, the firm is an equal opportunity employer that prohibits unlawful discrimination or prejudice of any kind based on race, color, ancestry, national origin, religion or creed, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, veteran’s status, mental or physical disability, or pregnancy.

To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to Lisa Puntillo.


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Non-Discrimination Policy

Hanson Bridgett LLP seeks to ensure a positive and diverse work culture where each person may work and develop professionally to the best of his or her ability free of unlawful discrimination or prejudice. To this end, the firm is an equal opportunity employer that prohibits unlawful discrimination or prejudice of any kind based on race, color, ancestry, national origin, religion or creed, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, veteran’s status, mental or physical disability, or pregnancy.

For More Information

Mary C. Sherman
Human Resources Director
Hanson Bridgett LLP
425 Market Street, 26th Floor
San Francisco, CA 94105
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