Search Jobs

Connecting expertise with opportunity.

Trademark Paralegal

Cambridge, MA

Posted: 04/30/2024 Industry: Y -OTHER Job Number: 16648

Job Description

Connexion’s mission is to provide "best in class" services to job seekers. We strive to achieve excellence in job placement, staffing, and recruiting services while treating candidates with the professionalism and respect they deserve.

Title:  Trademark Paralegal
Hiring Organization: Connexion Systems & Engineering
  • Duration:  PERM
  • Pay rate: $70-90k
  • Job Location: Cambridge, MA (Hybrid)
  • Job# 16648


Position Summary:

This position requires an experienced, well-organized and independent paralegal with experience in U.S. and foreign trademark prosecution and enforcement. Must be able to work independently and know how to prioritize tasks based on deadlines as well as the changing needs of clients and attorneys. Friendly, flexible, team-oriented demeanor with an ability to work collaboratively with other support staff and attorneys. Provide support to trademark partners and associates along with 3 other very experienced TM paralegals.


  • Manage all phases of routine U.S. and foreign trademark prosecution.
  • Assist with the preparation and filing with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office of U.S. trademark applications, Office Action Response, Statements of Use, Section 8 & 15 Affidavits, Renewals, and related documents.
  • Assess acceptable specimens of use for submission to the USPTO
  • Assist with copyright and domain matters.
  • Assist with the management of U.S. and foreign opposition/cancellation actions and other enforcement efforts.
  • Manage trademark docket and provide support and reminders to attorneys; manage and participate in regular docket meetings with attorneys.
  • Assist with global trademark clearance efforts and work with the attorneys to develop clearance opinions.
  • Review and assess third party search reports.
  • Communicate with clients regarding prosecution, enforcement and clearance.
  • Participate in trademark filing strategy discussions.
  • Oversee U.S. and foreign assignment recordation projects as needed.
  • Assist in preparation and filing of UDRP and TTAB actions.
  • Liaise with foreign agents regarding foreign filing requirements for trademark prosecution and maintenance.
  • Prepare reporting and instruction letters to clients.
  • Create Trademark Status Charts as necessary.
  • Conduct regular status checks on trademark portfolios to keep matters moving forward.

Requirements / Abilities

  • Minimum of 3 years of experience as a Trademark Paralegal in a law firm or corporate setting.
  • Experience with, or willingness to learn, how to conduct US, Canada and international trademark clearance searches using online tools
  • Strong interpersonal skills; must have clear and concise verbal and written communication skills and be able to receive and provide information with courtesy and tact.
  • Ability to follow instructions effectively from a diverse group of clients, attorneys, and entire trademark team, and be able to multitask and work independently.
  • Strong analytical and reasoning skills; Intuitive problems solver and ability to identify and suggest solutions to challenging issues.
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail, and the ability to prioritize and work well under pressure, juggle multiple tasks, and meet deadlines.
  • Follow through on assignments to completion.
  • Highly motivated, positive and resilient attitude, ability to work independently and within a collaborative team environment.
  • Ability to work efficiently in a virtual environment.
  • Familiarity with Madrid Protocol and WIPO filing rules and processes.

Minimum Qualifications/Requirements:

Bachelor's Degree and/or 3 to 6 years of relevant and successful experience as a Trademark paralegal.
Computer skills: Proficient in Outlook, Word, Excel, iManage or other document management system, knowledge of trademark docketing systems, experience with the USPTO websites.

Please use the apply button to submit your resume for consideration. A Connexion Representative will contact you immediately.
When responding to this job posting you MUST include the Job# and Job Title in your subject line.
If you are active in a job search but this job is not for you, please reach out to . We would be glad to help you find the perfect job!

Meet Your Recruiter

Stephen Mullen
Sr. Account Executive

Apply Online

Send an email reminder to:

Share This Job:

Related Jobs:

Login to save this search and get notified of similar positions.

About Cambridge, MA

Calling all job seekers! Discover exciting job opportunities in and around Cambridge, Massachusetts, a vibrant city known for its rich history, world-renowned universities like Harvard and MIT, and innovative tech scene. Cambridge offers a unique blend of academic excellence, cultural diversity, and a thriving arts community, with attractions like the iconic Harvard Square, the charming Charles River Esplanade, and the prestigious American Repertory Theater. From savoring local specialties like clam chowder and lobster rolls to cheering on the Red Sox at Fenway Park, there's something for everyone in this dynamic region. Explore job listings today and kick-start your career in this captivating area!