Senior Trade Mark Paralegal

Recruiter
Career Legal
Location
London, South East England
Salary
50000.0000
Posted
10 Jul 2017
Closes
09 Aug 2017
Sector
Legal
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

A new key opportunity for an experienced and accomplished Trade Mark Paralegal. Responsible for providing Paralegal support through all phases of the trade mark prosecution process, from the clearance of a proposed mark to the filing of an application and maintenance of a client portfolio. As a Senior Trade Mark Paralegal you have the technical skill and professional maturity to enable you to work more independently, while still under the supervision of an attorney.

Key Responsibilities include:

  • Responsible for trade mark formalities and filing requirements in primary European jurisdictions
  • Trade mark database searches on SAEGIS;
  • Preparation and filing of trade mark applications with IPO, OHIM, and WIPO
  • Correspond with foreign trade mark counsel regarding initiation of trade mark searches and prosecution of applications
  • Research and investigate potential trade mark conflicts
  • Conduct due diligence to assess client portfolio in connection with various transactions
  • Audit and update client trade mark portfolios
  • Preparation of initial drafts of complex quotes for trade mark / design filing / assignment programmes
  • Preparation of initial draft responses to specific objections
  • Prepare assignments for changes of name and/or address
  • Filing TM7A - Notice of threatened oppositions
  • Prepare notices of opposition
  • Train and mentor less experienced paralegals, trainees, and first year associates to familiarize them with the practice groups processes and procedures
  • Oversee any work delegated to less experienced paralegals.

The successful candidate is a graduate, has a wealth of Trade Mark paralegal experience and has the ambition to develop their experience in the Trade Mark profession.

A new key opportunity for an experienced and accomplished Trade Mark Paralegal. Responsible for providing Paralegal support through all phases of the trade mark prosecution process, from the clearance of a proposed mark to the filing of an application and maintenance of a client portfolio. As a Senior Trade Mark Paralegal you have the technical skill and professional maturity to enable you to work more independently, while still under the supervision of an attorney.

Key Responsibilities include,

· Responsible for trade mark formalities and filing requirements in primary European jurisdictions

· trade mark database searches on SAEGIS;

· Preparation and filing of trade mark applications with IPO, OHIM, and WIPO

· Correspond with foreign trade mark counsel regarding initiation of trade mark searches and prosecution of applications

· Research and investigate potential trade mark conflicts

· Conduct due diligence to assess client portfolio in connection with various transactions

· Audit and update client trade mark portfolios

· Preparation of initial drafts of complex quotes for trade mark / design filing / assignment programmes

· Preparation of initial draft responses to specific objections

· Prepare assignments for changes of name and/or address

· Filing TM7A - Notice of threatened oppositions

· Prepare notices of opposition

· Train and mentor less experienced paralegals, trainees, and first year associates to familiarize them with the practice groups processes and procedures

· Oversee any work delegated to less experienced paralegals.