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Paralegal (IP&T Trademark) - New York

Dentons US LLP is recruiting for a Trademark Paralegal for our Intellectual Property & Technology Practice Group to be based in the New York office. The Trademark Paralegal will provide support for all types of trademark and copyright activities, both foreign and domestic. This position will report to the Paralegal Services Administrator and the Practice & Docketing Director.


  • Prepare and file U.S. trademark prosecution documents electronically with the USPTO including but not limited to: applications, office action responses, DMCA Notices, assignments and powers of attorneys.
  • Correspond with clients regarding routine phases of trademark prosecution and maintenance matters.
  • Assist attorneys in TTAB filings, i.e. extensions of time to file a notice of opposition.
  • Work with and correspond with foreign counsel in connection with prosecution and maintenance of trademark applications/ registrations outside of the United States, including processing and arranging for payment of bills from foreign counsel.
  • Prepare and record ownership and change of name documents related to trademarks.
  • Conduct due diligence on trademark portfolios.
  • Prepare and file customs registrations and renewals with the U.S. Customs and Border Patrol.
  • Prepare cost estimates for new filings.
  • Assist with monitoring attorney dockets and working with internal personnel to manage deadlines.
  • Record billable hours timely and accurately utilizing practice/firm billing protocols.
  • Perform other duties as necessary to fully meet the requirements of the position based on practice/client needs.
Position: Paralegal (IP&T Trademark) - New York
Organization: Dentons US LLP
Location: New York,  NY 
United States
Posting Start Date: 7/15/2021
Date Posted: 7/15/2021

Experience & Qualifications

  • 4 to 10 years working in a trademark department with at least 4 years of trademark prosecution related duties; experience with copyrights would be a plus.
  • Excellent academic credentials and attainment of at least a Bachelor's Degree required.
  • Passionate about learning new skills and intellectual property.
  • Exceptional writing, editing, research, organizational, and analytical skills and attention to detail.
  • Expert in Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, and Word.
  • Ability to work well under pressure and handle multiple, simultaneous tasks efficiently.
  • Strong work ethic, including willingness to work evenings and weekends as needed.

Dentons US LLP offers a competitive salary and benefits package.

Dentons US LLP is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Individuals with Disabilities and Protected Veterans. Dentons US LLP is an Affirmative Action Employers. Pursuant to local ordinances, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

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Status: This listing expires on: 9/13/2021
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Dentons US LLP
1221 Avenue of the Americas

New York,  NY 10020-1089
United States
Leslie Pinkham, HR Business Partner