25 days old

IP Assistant II

Cozen O'Connor
Philadelphia, PA 19107
  • Job Code
    2100001I

Cozen O'Connor has an excellent opportunity for a dynamic full time IP Assistant II in the Philadelphia Office.

The ideal candidate must be well-organized and be able to effectively write and communicate with clients, attorneys, and other Firm managerial and support staff. This position provides support for the practice's trademark and copyright prosecution and related enforcement.

DUTIES AND RESPONSBILITIES

  • Assist attorneys and paralegals in all aspects of trademark and copyright prosecution, enforcement and related department functions
  • Prepare documents for US trademark filings and attend to online US trademark filings at the USPTO, including applications, statements of use, extensions of time, Section 8 and 5 filings and renewals, requests to amend, responses to office actions and recording assignments, mergers and changes of names
  • Assist with locating documents on the Internet in support of USPTO trademark filings, such as statements of use and declarations of use
  • Prepare documents for US copyright filings and attend to online copyright filing at the Copyright Office, including copyright applications, response to office actions, and recording assignments, mergers and changes of names
  • Prepare reporting communications and routine correspondence to clients
  • Prepare reminder correspondence with clients regarding upcoming deadlines
  • Assist with preparing correspondence regarding enforcement of IP rights and keeping track of response deadlines and sending follow ups letters requesting a response
  • Prepare correspondence with foreign associates throughout the world on trademark matters forwarding office action and requesting they take certain action or responding to inquiries requesting they take certain action
  • Review the docket, provide updated information to the docket staff, and reconcile the docket as directed
  • Provide back-up support for trademark teams

QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS
  • At least two years' experience in administrative handling of trademark and to a lesser extent copyright prosecution
  • Comprehensive knowledge of and experience with the USPTO and to a lesser extent TTAB online filing systems
  • Strong detail-orientation ability to multi-task
  • Strong document processing and project management skills
  • Proficiency in advanced levels of Microsoft Outlook, Excel and Word
  • Experience with document management program - iManage DeskSite preferred
  • Ability to learn and utilize the Firm's software applications on an advanced level within a reasonable period of time
  • Excellent reading comprehension and proofreading skills
  • Outstanding written and verbal communications and ability to interact professionally with clients, foreign associates, attorneys, and staff
  • Experience in working collaboratively and applying individual commitment to a group or team environment in the spirit of cooperation to successfully complete tasks efficiently and quickly
  • High School Diploma or equivalent required

Cozen O'Connor is an Equal Opportunity Employer, including disabled and veterans.





Posted: 2021-03-26 Expires: 2021-04-24
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