Trademark Paralegal

Chicago Permanent
  • Nationally top ranked law firm
  • Rapidly growing team with opportunity for upward mobility!

About Our Client

Nationally ranked law firm counseling some of the world's most well-known brands in all areas of IP with an in-depth understanding of the value of trademarks, copyrights, design patents, and trade secrets, and how best to select, use, and protect these valuable assets.

Job Description

MPI does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, or based on an individual's status in any group or class protected by applicable federal, state or local law. MPI encourages applications from minorities, women, the disabled, protected veterans and all other qualified applicants.


A minimum of five years on the job experience as an IP paralegal ideally in a law firm. 2. High level of experience with trademark clearance, due diligence, registration and maintenance. 3. Ability to oversee all aspects of U.S. and foreign prosecution and litigation. 4. Must be proficient with relevant IP databases including USPTO and WIPO websites and Corsearch for searching and trademark watching, as well as experience with vendors (e.g. Clarivate, Corsearch, etc.). 5. Ability to complete electronic filings in the USPTO, including the TTAB, and WIPO. 6. Familiarity with TTAB rules and procedures. 7. Experience with trademark docketing software, preferably CPI, including docketing, running searches and preparing portfolio reports. 8. Working knowledge of domain name registration and management. 9. Significant experience with IP portfolio management including international trademark portfolios. 10. Experience with analyzing chain of title and updating IP ownership in the U.S. and internationally. 11. Experience analyzing trademark watch notices and managing watch services. 12. Experience with social media a plus. 13. Copyright and design patent experience a plus. 14. Must be proactive and highly organized. 15. Must be a team player. 16. Excellent communication skills with the ability to speak with clients. 17. Overtime as needed.

The Successful Applicant

The ideal candidate will possess 5 plus years of experience in the trademark area of intellectual property, including conducting trademark searches, coordinating U.S. and international trademark filings, preparing responses to Office Actions, drafting correspondence, preparing of worldwide assignments and posttransaction closing recordings, and assisting with U.S. and international oppositions and cancellations. Additional qualifications include good research skills, and strong analytical skills.

What's on Offer

Competitive salary and excellent benefit package!

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