CyberCoders Paralegal - Trademark/Intellectual Property in Chicago, Illinois

Paralegal - Trademark/Intellectual Property Paralegal - Trademark/Intellectual Property - Skills Required - Legal Research, Trademark Trial and Appeal Board, Intellectual Property, Paralegal

If you are a Senior Trademark Paralegal with experience, please read on!

What You Will Be Doing

You will be responsible for providing paralegal support and assistance to attorneys in the area of Intellectual Property in the coordination, management, and supervision of all aspects of United States Patent and Trademark Office filings, including responses, petitions, inquiries of PTO personnel, and searches. This position requires heavy client contact. Maintains professionalism and strict confidentiality in all client and Firm matters.

Client billable hour requirement: 1,700 hours annually (142 client billable hours average per month).

Manage domestic and foreign prosecution for a large portfolio including recordation of assignments, renewals, offices actions, and new filings.

Prepare US federal and state trademark registration application documents; draft trademark goods/services specifications.

Prepare, review, and oversee trademark filings to the United States Patent and Trademark Office through issuance of trademark

Prepare inquiries to and responses from the United States Patent and Trademark Office.

Assist with trademark analysis including ability to review, investigate results and summarize trademark full searches.

What You Need for this Position

Bachelors degree and five or more years progressive work experience in the intellectual property area preferably in a law firm environment; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Legal research knowledge and ability to use law library are required. Paralegal certificate from an ABA accredited paralegal program a plus.

Knowledge and experience working with the United States Patent and Trademark Office. Applicable knowledge and understanding of all components of domestic and foreign trademark principles, rules, and regulations with respect to filing procedures and requirements especially regarding Internet filing capabilities. Knowledge of foreign trademark rules in order to prepare foreign filings highly desirable.

Must be familiar with Trademark Trial and Appeal Board (TTAB) filing requirements and be able to assist in all aspects of TTAB proceedings. Litigation experience a plus.

Computer proficient with experience and working knowledge of Westlaw and other intellectual property-related databases including Serion and Corsearch, Internet research, due diligence, Excel, Outlook, and MS Word preferred. Must be proficient in trademark docketing databases and experience with Foundation IP is a plus.

What's In It for You

outstanding benefit package which includes: medical/dental, 401k with employer contribution; transportation fringe benefit program; back-up care option; generous paid time off policy; and long-term and short-term disability policies

----If you want to apply directly, please send your resume in Word format to paul.madden@cybercoders.com-----

So, if you are a Senior Trademark Paralegal with experience, please apply today!

Applicants must be authorized to work in the U.S.

CyberCoders, Inc is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Your Right to Work – In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.

Paralegal - Trademark/Intellectual Property IL-Chicago PM2-1380143