Hasbro Trademark Paralegal in Pawtucket, Rhode Island
Under the direction of the Vice President – Trademarks, Copyrights & Enforcement, this person would be responsible for providing paralegal support to the Legal Department’s Intellectual Property Group (“IP Group”), primarily assisting with IP enforcement matters and trademark oppositions and cancellations (“IP Matters”).
Primary Duties and Responsibilities:
• Maintain appropriate files and records of IP Matters, including in-take and recording of matters for review and possible action, maintaining statistics of matters, updating relevant records and databases, managing all relevant documentation, photographs, samples and other materials in connection with such matters, and docketing such matters as necessary.• Assist with IP Matters as directed by the IP Group attorneys, including providing instructions to outside counsel, liaising with the business teams to help collect relevant evidence and documents, monitoring the status of matters, following up on ongoing matters, and conducting fact and legal research.• Under the supervision of the IP Group attorneys, draft legal documents (e.g., cease and desist letters, takedown notices, etc.), as well as other relevant documents (e.g., agendas, reports, and presentations).• Assist with the execution, legalization and notarization of documents.• Collaborate on other projects as needed.• Perform other duties as assigned.
• 2 years relevant trademark experience in a law firm and/or in-house law department as a paralegal.• IP enforcement experience a plus.
• Familiarity with Microsoft Word and Excel.• Strong interpersonal skills.• Strong analytical and decision making skills.• Excellent oral and written communication skills.• Organized and detail-oriented.
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