Job ID: 5766
Updated: May 27, 2021
Location: New York, NY, United States
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Kirkland & Ellis LLP is a preeminent, full-service law firm with offices around the world and a staff as diverse as the practice areas we support. Our clients range from Fortune 100 companies to medium and small corporations, financial institutions, and private equity firms. Known for our commitment to excellence, Kirkland strives to provide superior service to our clients as well as our fellow employees. From Information Technology to Human Resources, Paralegal Services to Business Development, Kirkland offers non-attorney professionals challenging careers in a variety of functional areas. Whether starting or growing your career, Kirkland can offer a performance-driven culture filled with bright and innovative teams of co-workers.
Essential Job Functions
The Intellectual Property group is seeking a Paralegal to join its trademark prosecution practice group in the New York office. Extensive experience in connection with trademark prosecution and the ability to work independently and manage others is essential.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS (This list is not exhaustive and may be supplemented and changed as necessary.)
The Paralegal will be responsible for the following tasks:
OTHER FUNCTIONS (This list is not exhaustive and may be supplemented and changed as necessary.)
Qualifications & Requirements
Education, Work Experience, Skills
A Paralegal professional with 5 or more years of experience in Trademark Prosecution work, including knowledge of USPTO and TTAB rules and procedure, familiarity with international trademark filing procedures, conducting due diligence reviews of intellectual property, drafting correspondence and diligence memoranda, and preparing of worldwide assignments and recordings. Additional qualifications include excellent research and communication skills, and strong analytical and organizational skills. A Bachelor’s degree preferred, though not required. Overtime and travel as required.
Microsoft Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, Excel, SAEGIS and other search platforms (e.g., Thomson Compumark), and trademark docketing software
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