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First Street at B Street

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compensation: Comm. with experience
employment type: full-time

Carle, Mackie, Power & Ross LLP ("CMPR") is recognized nationally and internationally as one of the premiere boutique law firms for food and alcoholic beverage companies, with a particular emphasis on mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance, and intellectual property. CMPR's intellectual property work involves managing and protecting our client's IP portfolios, including U.S. and foreign trademarks, patents, copyrights, trade secrets, and domain names. CMPR seeks a senior trademark paralegal to join our growing IP Practice Group.

Responsibilities

Assist CMPR's intellectual property attorneys in all aspects of trademark selection, prosecution, registration, and enforcement in U.S. and foreign jurisdictions, including:

Prepare trademark clearance searches for attorney review
Prepare applications, specimens, declarations, and other documents for attorney review, and assist in all filings with the USPTO
Correspond directly with clients on all facets of trademark prosecution and maintenance
Manage trademark calendar deadlines
Manage docketing and data entry in firm trademark database
Work with foreign counsel in the prosecution and maintenance of foreign trademarks, including arranging for payment of bills from foreign counsel
Assist in the research, preparation, and filing of responses to Office Actions and pleadings and motions in TTAB Oppositions and Cancellation proceedings
Advise clients on appropriate trademark use
Assist in intellectual property due diligence for mergers and acquisitions, including creation of reports and schedules
Prepare and file intellectual property assignments
Assist in IP enforcement activities
Support all aspects of copyright and domain name portfolio management
Other duties as may be assigned to fully meet the requirements of the position


Basic Qualifications

Bachelor's Degree and a Paralegal certificate, a 4-year Paralegal degree, or foreign legal degree
Minimum of 5 - 7 years' experience providing high quality trademark services to clients
Professional demeanor, strong attention to detail, and good interpersonal skills
Proficiency in MS Word, Excel, and USPTO databases
Strong research and analytical skills
Excellent written and oral communication skills
Superior organizational skills and the ability to effectively prioritize workload
Ability to handle a large volume of deadline-oriented work
Positive demeanor
Strong commitment to clients and work ethic

We offer competitive salaries and excellent benefits. If you are relocating, we would be interested to know why you have chosen Sonoma County. Please email your resume with a cover letter to our business manager, Coral Cogbill at ccogbill@cmprlaw.com. Please, no phone calls.
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