Trademark Paralegal - temporary position

Job ID 2023-01121

Legal Stamford, Connecticut


Description

Position at Conair LLC

POSITION TITLE:  TRADEMARK PARALEGAL – Temp-to-Perm (2-3 month assignment)  

Conair is seeking a highly motivated temporary trademark paralegal with 3 or more years of solid experience to join its in-house Trademark Department for a 2-month temporary assignment with the possibility of becoming a permanent position. 

The right candidate will be a team player with excellent oral, written and interpersonal skills, the ability to meet deadlines and manage multiple projects within the intellectual property group of Conair’s fast-paced Legal Department. 

Responsibilities: 
The right candidate will work in the Company’s Legal Department under the supervision of the Chief Trademark Counsel and will liaise with personnel at all levels of the company throughout the world.    

The ideal candidate will satisfy the following requirements:  

  • Proficiency in conducting trademark searches via Saegis software to conduct preliminary US and international screening searches.
  • Ability to analyze trademark screening/search results and draft reports for marketing teams.
  • Knowledge of PATTSY (or similar docketing platform) and how to enter trademark filing deadlines and generate reports.
  • Preparation of electronic filings for trademark applications and other trademark-related maintenance filings with the USPTO.
  • Good communication skills and ability to instruct and liaise with foreign counsel on foreign applications and opposition proceedings.
  • Coordination of the signing and legalization of POA’s and other documents. Notary public experience a plus.
  • Assist Chief Trademark Counsel and Senior Trademark Paralegal by gathering product packaging, marketing and other materials for filings and litigation.
  • Assist Chief Trademark Counsel and Chief Patent Counsel with anti-counterfeiting matters, including online brand protection, global customs recordals, coordinating attorney/law enforcement trainings, and other related activities.
 

Qualifications: 

  • Minimum 3+ years' experience, including substantial work experience with domestic and international searching, clearance, trademark filings, prosecution and docketing.
  • Knowledge of and experience with Saegis and PATTSY, Microsoft Outlook, Teams and Word.
  • Must be detail-oriented, proactive, effective at multi-tasking, able to work well under pressure and to work independently as well as collaboratively.
  • CPG industry work experience a plus, but not required.
  • In-house corporate experience preferred but not required.
 
 
About Us:  
Conair LLC is a leading global manufacturer and marketer of well-known brands in the beauty, personal care and hair care appliance and accessory category for retail consumers and professional stylists under the CONAIR, SCÜNCI and BABYLISSPRO brands, as well as, household kitchen cookware, small appliance and related accessories category under the CUISINART brand, and small commercial kitchen appliance category under the WARING brand.