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Staff Intellectual Property Trademark Attorney

Type Full-Time

Location Illinois - Chicago

Job ID 2FI2183476

Skills IP - Trademark/Copyright

2020-09-18 11:56:18

Chicago office of a BCG Attorney Search Top Ranked Law Firm seeks staff intellectual property trademark attorney with 10 years of experience. The candidate provides support to attorneys in rendering legal services to clients. Assists in all procedural and substantive matters regarding domestic and foreign trademarks. Prepare new trademark, domain and copyright applications and other trademark prosecution documents for filing at appropriate trademark offices, including gathering all necessary information from clients regarding same; monitoring and maintaining applications through issuance. Prepare substantive arguments in response to official correspondence from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office and foreign trademark offices for trademark applications. Provide assistance in litigation and enforcement matters, both in the U.S. and in foreign jurisdictions. Draft license agreements, assignments, and other trademark-related transactional documents. Review and revise intellectual property provisions in agreements (including, for example, purchase agreements and service agreements). Communicate with attorneys, as well as clients, and foreign agents regarding preparing and processing all paperwork necessary during pendency of trademark applications, including formalizing original documents. Communicate with foreign associates on initial filing requests and other correspondence during the prosecution of foreign applications. Prepare reports for clients regarding pending trademark applications and registered trademarks; oversee accuracy and necessary follow-up on daily docket entries; maintain portfolios with supervising attorneys. Review electronic docket daily. Assist with trademark searches, including initial screening searches, both in the U.S. and in foreign jurisdictions. Must be a member of the Illinois or be eligible to waive-in. Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, and Word) is essential. Knowledge of trademark search software is needed. Knowledge of international IP legal databases is essential. Knowledge of docketing software is needed.

The candidate should have strong written and verbal communication skills. Strong organizational skills are needed. Strong client service skills are essential. Ability to work under tight deadlines and prioritize responsibilities are needed. Ability to prioritize as well as accurately capture billable time are essential.

Ranked as a Vault Law 100 international law firm, attorneys at this firm win by understanding their client's business, investing in their success, and by putting their interest ahead of their own. Associates boast working with brilliant attorneys, who are easy to work with, as well as having the opportunity for exciting, substantive legal work. The firm partners with leaders around the world to fuel missions, knock down barriers, and shape markets. The attorneys at this firm bring their personal passion and legal prowess to bear in every matter for their clients and the people they serve. Associate remark the firm is invested in their career destination and want to see the associates' career blossom. There is an opportunity to really grow, and the partners at the firm mentor associates and really care. The happiness factor is one of the firm's top priorities. As one associate put it, the firm is energized and it is an exciting place to be. The firms boasts a tightly-woven network of legal thought leaders who marry their passion for business with a deep, focused understanding of the law. Through their pro bono legal services, volunteer services, and charitable giving, lawyers at this firm are committed to giving back. This firm has been nationally ranked in 33 practice areas by US News.

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