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Senior Trademark, Copyright, Business Attorney

Company: Trestle Law, APC
Location: Imperial Beach
Posted on: September 24, 2022

Job Description:

Please note: we are unable to interview anyone coming from a practice area other than intellectual property or business law.--

This is a full-time job, with full-time hours. 1300 annual billable requirement.

Under the direction of the--Managing Attorney,--Senior--Attorney must have the ability to work effectively as a team member while also handling an individual caseload--with firm deadlines. The Senior Attorney must have a strong commitment to achieving excellent results for our clients through--efficient work,--communication,--and ethics.

Senior--Attorney must also have a strong commitment--to productivity, excellent attention to detail, exceptionally high work ethic, high motivation, and--willingness to work hard to serve our clients. Positive attitude and ability to work well with a variety of people. The--Associate--Attorney must--possess excellent writing skills--and--solid--settlement--skills.

--You must have negotiated intellectual property contracts on your own or with very little input from a supervising attorney to be qualified for this job.

Our firm is completely remote (meaning we--don't--care if you're in San Diego or not), but local candidates are always preferred (especially from a time zone perspective). However, we require licensure in California.


Analyze client needs, identify solutions, and determine case strategies
Oversee paralegals, law clerks, and administrative staff
Advise clients by weighing available options toward a successful outcome and plan a course of action
--- Preparation, filing, and managing a full docket of trademark and copyright applications
--- Client coordination and communication
--- Oversee, edit, and approve clearance searches and opinion letters
--- Draft and send cease and desist letters
--- Oversee, edit, and approve all maintenance documents with the USPTO (Section 8 and 15 Declarations)
--- Prepare, file, and represent clients in TTAB proceedings (cancellations and oppositions)
--- Negotiate various IP settlements with opposing parties/counsel
--- Prepare and finalize settlement agreements and consent agreements
--- Draft various contracts: licensing agreements, website terms, and conditions, privacy policies and forum policies, vendor agreements, consulting agreements, and the like
--- Manage and coordinate all international trademark filings and communicate with counsels overseas
--- Basic corporate formations - LLCs/Corporations (CA only)
--- An understanding of basic general counsel principles, including employee matters
--- Attorneys with patent experience, who are licensed to practice before the USPTO are preferred but not required


Proficiency with Microsoft Office suite is necessary
Communication, problem-solving, decision-making, interpersonal, and public speaking skills required
Must be able to handle heavy caseload with little supervision
Well-versed in legal research software (Westlaw/Lexis)
--- Licensed in California and in good standing
--- Basic understanding of law firm software such as Clio, AltLegal, and TMTKO
--- Strong understanding of billable hours (.1) and timekeeping
--- Minimum of three (3) years experience as a licensed attorney in a law firm either business or IP

About Company:
Do you want to work with a boutique, dynamic, woman-of-color-owned, full-service intellectual property law firm with the flexibility to work from home, while helping game-changing entrepreneurs use their intangible assets to build a financial legacy?

We are an entreprising intellectual property and business firm that is on track for aggressive growth and we need a rockstar Senior Attorney to join our team and work directly with the firm's founder/managing attorney and other attorneys and staff to help our clients.

We want to be known for helping our clients leverage their IP to make more money for their families and legacies overall. Because what's more empowering than calling the shots of your own destiny? We are growing fast and need a Senior Attorney who can help support us and grow with us.

Keywords: Trestle Law, APC, San Diego , Senior Trademark, Copyright, Business Attorney, Legal , Imperial Beach, California

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