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Trademark Paralegal - posted 2/21/19
Trademark Paralegal - posted 2/21/19
Stoel Rives LLP
This is an exciting opportunity to work for one of the top law firms in the United States and the region. Stoel Rives is seeking a Trademark Paralegal to join our Salt Lake City office. This position assists the attorneys and fellow paralegals (“practitioners”) in handling a variety of billable and small administrative projects or tasks related to trademark and copyright matters, depending upon the practitioner and client needs for the day. This position reports to the Director of Practice Support and receives daily supervision and assignments from practitioners in the practice group.
Requirements or Qualifications:
ESSENTIAL CAPABILITIES - Must possess the following capabilities: strong oral and written communication, ability to learn, attention to detail, initiative, adaptability, dependability, flexibility, client service and teamwork orientation, ability to focus attention for long periods of time, and work without direct supervision in a fast-paced environment. Must feel comfortable with, and have the ability and interest in, delivering an accurate, high-stakes performance on a day to day basis. Technical/Professional Knowledge - Must have strong aptitude for computer software application programs and be able to learn quickly or have working knowledge of applicable software programs for carrying out trademark and copyright duties, including word processing, spreadsheets, databases, trademark and copyright filing programs, online services, records management systems, and docketing programs (currently, we utilize Foundation IP docketing software), in a Windows-based environment. Must be capable of using the firm’s timekeeping system to capture time for all billable tasks and to record disbursements, in a competent and timely manner to ensure proper billing for all billable tasks. Must be capable of operating a personal computer, printer, photocopier, e-fax, telephone, and other regular office equipment. Physical and Mental Capabilities - Must be able to stand, sit, and enter computer data for long periods of time. Must be able to bend, reach, lift, and carry pouches containing multiple files or large reference books during a workday. Must have a high level of concentration and attention to detail, and have adequate addition and subtraction skills with a keen mathematical sense of numbers. Must be capable of reading and interpreting information in printed, handwritten or computer form, instructions, legal correspondence, memoranda, forms, documents, reference publications, or reference books. EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE - High school degree or equivalent required; college degree preferred. Must have paralegal certificate in appropriate jurisdiction and at least 3-5 years’ relevant experience.
For a complete job description and to apply please visit our website: https://www.stoel.com/about/careers/administrative-business-professionals/openings. Stoel Rives is an Equal Opportunity Employer. About Stoel Rives LLP: Stoel Rives is a leading U.S. corporate and litigation law firm. One of the largest national firms focused on energy, natural resources, environmental and climate change, Stoel Rives also serves the agribusiness, food and beverage, health care, life sciences and technology industries. With more than 350 attorneys operating out of 10 offices in seven states and the District of Columbia, Stoel Rives is a leader in regulatory and compliance matters, business, labor and employment law, intellectual property, land use, real estate development and construction law. For more information, follow us @stoelrives or visit www.stoel.com.