TRADEMARK LEGAL ASSISTANT


Robert Half
Chicago, IL 60664
United States

Description
Trademark Renewal Specialist is needed ASAP for top Patent and Trademark Consulting Company. This company has has the experience of 50 years specializing in service solutions in all fields of global IP management. A broad array of prestigious, globally active corporations depend on Dennemeyer as a reliable partner to take care of their IP management issues. Our worldwide system of regional offices spanning 10 countries enables us to ensure maximum flexibility. For our Trademark Renewal Department in our Chicago office we are currently looking to recruit a TRADEMARK RENEWAL SPECIALIST. As a key member of the team, the successful candidate will work with the Corporate and Law Firm clients in all aspects of the Trademark renewal process. Compensation is highly competitive and the successful candidate will have the opportunity and resources for career growth within the organization. This position reports to Global Head of the Trademark Renewals Department as well as to the COO of the US operations. It is based in our Chicago loop office location. Your Responsibilities Include:
Working with clients and outside counsel to coordinate both domestic and international trademark renewals
Overseeing outside domestic and international counsel on day-to-day trademark renewal matters
Docketing next renewal and action due dates
Participating in conference calls with clients and outside counsel
Legalizing documents
Submitting outside counsels' invoices for payment to accounting department
Processing incoming emails and mail; answering phone calls
Sending courier and mail packages
Scanning renewal filing receipts and certificates
All other duties and responsibilities as assigned
Located in major North American and global markets, Robert Half Legal is the premier provider of legal staffing and consulting solutions on a full-time, project, and temporary basis, serving both law firms and corporate legal departments. We also provide project and eDiscovery teams and workspace for a wide range of initiatives, including litigation support, mergers and acquisitions and document review matters. Our dedicated teams' industry experience allows us to quickly match skilled legal professionals with the best available jobs. We offer challenging opportunities, competitive compensation and benefits, and skills-enhancement training.
Call your local Robert Half Legal office at 888.798.2974 to discover more about this position. Apply for this job now or contact our branch office for additional information.
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Req ID: 01300-9500862236
Functional Role: Paralegal
Country: USA
State: IL
City: Chicago
Postal Code: 60611
Compensation: $55,000.00 to $70,000.00 per year
Requirements: Your Qualifications:
Undergraduate degree with either a paralegal certificate or a minimum of three years of experience under the supervision of a trademark lawyer or as part of a corporate trademark department
At least three to five years of previous trademark paralegal experience is mandatory for this opening
Experience with legalizations and authentications of legal documents at both state and federal level will be helpful
Notary Public for the State of Illinois is preferred
Excellent organizational skills required
Must be willing to take initiative to ensure completion of tasks; proactive, team player, and able to work productively under pressure
Strong written and oral communication skills required
Ability to manage multiple priorities and track extensive deadlines
Computer proficient, with good knowledge of IP docketing systems (CPI, IP Master/Manager, Foundation IP, etc) as well as MS Office applications
Must have good interpersonal skills and be able to work independently as well as closely with team members
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