Faegre Drinker, one of the 50 largest law firms headquartered in the U.S., is searching for a Paralegal to join our trademark, copyright, advertising and media team in our Intellectual Property practice group in either our Minneapolis, Chicago, Indianapolis, Wilmington or Washington DC offices. Work alongside top lawyers and legal professionals to make a difference servicing our clients with a full range of trademark and brand management services. Join our team where you will make an impact and be rewarded for contributing to the firm’s success.
What you would do:
Manage US and Foreign Prosecution Filings.
Conduct and review trademark searches and draft opinion letters for attorney review.
Prepare trademark status summary reports.
Prepare extension requests, statements of use, declarations of use and incontestability, renewal applications.
Prepare and record assignment documentation.
Prepare foreign filing cost estimates.
Compile documentation required for foreign filings.
Correspond with foreign associates on filing and prosecuting applications and renewing registrations.
Prepare and/or obtain documents for legalization.
Assist with recording trademarks with Customs and Border Protection.
Assist with registration, maintenance and transfer of domain names.
Assist with copyright filings.
What is expected:
Energetic, organized, detail orientated and disciplined with the willingness to work hard.
Ability to work well independently and as part of a team, through effective communication strategies.
Ability to manage workflow and work under tight deadlines and other time constraints, with competing and shifting priorities.
Ability to bill 1550 hours annually.
Ability to effectively manage projects.
What we offer:
Flexible working environment for work-life success
Opportunity to participate in firm-sponsored volunteer events
Wellness programming with personalized content and activities
Professional environment and the opportunity to work with experts at the top of their fields
Variety of health plan options, as well as dental, vision and 401(k) plans
Generous paid time off
What is required:
A paralegal certificate and/or 4-year college degree.
2+ years of previous trademark experience preferred.
Faegre Drinker is a top 50 firm designed for clients. With more than 1,300 experienced attorneys, consultants and professionals in 22 locations across the United States, United Kingdom and China, we partner with clients ranging from emerging startups to multinational corporations, delivering comprehensive and customized advice to advance their most ambitious business objectives. Our culture is firmly rooted in relentless client focus and mutual trust that empowers collaboration. We are committed to our communities and to building a diverse and inclusive firm that reflects those communities and our clients. Bolstered by our collective history, Faegre Drinker moves boldly into the future, investing in the talent, technology and innovation to continually provide clients with exceptional service, collaborative experiences, innovative approaches and value.