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Home Depot Trademark Specialist in Atlanta, Georgia

POSITION PURPOSE

This position provides legal support by assisting a wide range of clients with intellectual property matters, with a particular emphasis on trademark clearance searching. Other responsibilities include drafting legal and business communications, managing domestic and international trademark portfolios, administering licenses and general IP file management.

MAJOR TASKS, RESPONSIBILITES AND KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES

Conduct and review trademark clearance searches using government and proprietary databases; maintain status reports for trademark clearance searches and other tasks

Coordinate with outside counsel, respond to inquiries from business partners

NATURE AND SCOPE

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ENVIRONMENTAL JOB REQUIREMENTS

Environment:

Located in a comfortable indoor area. Any unpleasant conditions would be infrequent and not objectionable.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Must be eighteen years of age or older. Must be legally permitted to work in the United States.

Education Required: The knowledge, skills and abilities typically acquired through the completion of a bachelor's degree program or equivalent degree in a field of study related to the job. Certificates/Licenses

Years of Relevant Work Experience: 5

Physical Requirements:

Most of the time is spent sitting in a comfortable position and there is frequent opportunity to move about. On rare occasions there may be a need to move or lift light articles.

Additional Qualifications:

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience in an in-house corporate legal environment and/or law firm environment

Paralegal Certificate from an ABA-approved program

7+ years of domestic and international trademark clearance experience

Familiarity with searching applications

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies:

Ability to work effectively and cooperatively with team members and external clients in a professional and responsive manner

Must have excellent organizational, verbal and written communication skills with the ability to work independently in a fast-paced environment Must have strong computer skills: MS Word, Excel & PowerPoint We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

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