Paralegal - Trademark and Copyright Fri Aug 02 02:00:00 CDT 2019 Pawtucket, RI 549980900 11333 Corporate 1 Employee <p><span style="font-size:14.0px"><span style="font-family:Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif">At Hasbro, we embrace the unique skills, experiences, talents and perspectives of our global workforce which, combined with our culture of curiosity and innovation, generates the best ideas. We live our values of Community, Passion, Integrity and Creativity, and we’re committed to giving our 5,000+ employees opportunities to build their individual capabilities, balance work and life, deliver excellence through team work and thrive personally. This enables us to deliver results in all aspects of our business.</span></span></p> <p style="margin: 0in 0in 8pt;">&nbsp;</p> <p style="margin: 0in 0in 8pt;"><span style="font-size: 14px;"><span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;"><font color="#000000">Hasbro has an exciting opportunity for a Paralegal to join the Legal Department&rsquo;s Global Trademark and Copyright Group. You will play an integral role in building and maintaining Hasbro&rsquo;s extensive trademark and copyright portfolio. Your responsibilities will include domestic and international trademark clearance, trademark docket management, copyright registration and management, and working on various trademark and copyright projects with some of the world&rsquo;s most loved and recognized brands. Good interpersonal and organizational skills, proactive &ldquo;can do&rdquo; attitude, enthusiasm, and a passion for intellectual property are paramount. </font></span></span></p> <p style="margin: 0in 0in 8pt;">&nbsp;</p> <p style="margin: 0in 0in 8pt;"><span style="font-size: 14px;"><span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;"><b><font color="#000000">A day in the life as a Paralegal - Trademark &amp; Copyright:</font></b></span></span></p> <ul> <li style="margin: 0in 0in 8pt;"><span style="font-size: 14px;"><span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;"><span style="font-style: normal;"><span style="font-weight: normal;"><span style="tab-stops: list .5in;">You will conduct and review trademark searches and coordinate with business clients regarding search results and recommendations</span></span></span></span></span></li> <li style="margin: 0in 0in 8pt;"><span style="font-size: 14px;"><span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;"><span style="font-style: normal;"><span style="font-weight: normal;"><span style="tab-stops: list .5in;">Reviewing assets for proper trademark use, proper notices relating to intellectual property, and other intellectual property issues</span></span></span></span></span></li> <li style="margin: 0in 0in 8pt;"><span style="font-size: 14px;"><span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;"><span style="font-style: normal;"><span style="font-weight: normal;"><span style="tab-stops: list .5in;">You will provide support with respect to filing, prosecution, and maintenance of trademark applications and registrations, including obtaining specimens of use, collecting and preparing evidence, and preparing and arranging for legalization of necessary supporting documents</span></span></span></span></span></li> <li style="margin: 0in 0in 8pt;"><span style="font-size: 14px;"><span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;"><span style="font-style: normal;"><span style="font-weight: normal;"><span style="tab-stops: list .5in;">You will support docketing and tracking of trademark application and registration statuses, due dates, and maintenance deadlines and maintain trademark files</span></span></span></span></span></li> <li style="margin: 0in 0in 8pt;"><span style="font-size: 14px;"><span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;"><span style="font-style: normal;"><span style="font-weight: normal;"><span style="tab-stops: list .5in;">Assist with identifying key copyright assets and apply for registration of copyright in U.S. and/or other foreign jurisdictions, including China</span></span></span></span></span></li> <li style="margin: 0in 0in 8pt;"><span style="font-size: 14px;"><span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;"><span style="font-style: normal;"><span style="font-weight: normal;"><span style="tab-stops: list .5in;">Handle inquiries regarding copyrights and prepare schedules of registered copyrights</span></span></span></span></span></li> <li style="margin: 0in 0in 8pt;"><span style="font-size: 14px;"><span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;"><span style="font-style: normal;"><span style="font-weight: normal;"><span style="tab-stops: list .5in;">File and manage customs recordals of trademark and copyright registrations in the U.S. and assist with recordals in other foreign jurisdictions, including China</span></span></span></span></span></li> <li style="margin: 0in 0in 8pt;"><span style="font-size: 14px;"><span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;"><span style="font-style: normal;"><span style="font-weight: normal;"><span style="tab-stops: list .5in;">Provide support relating to enforcement actions and trademark opposition and cancellation proceedings</span></span></span></span></span></li> </ul> <p style="margin: 0in 0in 8pt;">&nbsp;</p> <p style="margin: 0in 0in 8pt;"><span style="font-size: 14px;"><span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;"><b><font color="#000000">What you&#39;ll bring:</font></b></span></span></p> <ul> <li style="margin: 0in 0in 8pt;"><span style="font-size: 14px;"><span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;"><span style="font-style: normal;"><span style="font-weight: normal;"><span style="tab-stops: list .5in;">Associate&rsquo;s Degree or Paralegal Certificate preferred; Bachelor&rsquo;s Degree a significant plus</span></span></span></span></span></li> <li style="margin: 0in 0in 8pt;"><span style="font-size: 14px;"><span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;"><span style="font-style: normal;"><span style="font-weight: normal;"><span style="tab-stops: list .5in;">3+ years of trademark clearance experience either in a law firm and/or in-house as a paralegal</span></span></span></span></span></li> <li style="margin: 0in 0in 8pt;"><span style="font-size: 14px;"><span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;"><span style="font-style: normal;"><span style="font-weight: normal;"><span style="tab-stops: list .5in;">Experience with trademark docketing is strongly preferred</span></span></span></span></span></li> <li style="margin: 0in 0in 8pt;"><span style="font-size: 14px;"><span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;"><span style="font-style: normal;"><span style="font-weight: normal;"><span style="tab-stops: list .5in;">Proficiency in conducting online research, including trademark clearance platforms</span></span></span></span></span></li> <li style="margin: 0in 0in 8pt;"><span style="font-size: 14px;"><span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;"><span style="font-style: normal;"><span style="font-weight: normal;"><span style="tab-stops: list .5in;">Proficiency with USPTO database</span></span></span></span></span></li> <li style="margin: 0in 0in 8pt;"><span style="font-size: 14px;"><span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;"><span style="font-style: normal;"><span style="font-weight: normal;"><span style="tab-stops: list .5in;">Proficiency with Microsoft Word and Excel</span></span></span></span></span></li> <li style="margin: 0in 0in 8pt;"><span style="font-size: 14px;"><span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;"><span style="font-style: normal;"><span style="font-weight: normal;"><span style="tab-stops: list .5in;">Experience with docket management software, preferably CPI or WebTMS</span></span></span></span></span></li> <li style="margin: 0in 0in 8pt;"><span style="font-size: 14px;"><span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;"><span style="font-style: normal;"><span style="font-weight: normal;"><span style="tab-stops: list .5in;">Ability to work effectively and collaboratively with all levels of attorneys, paralegals, and business managers from different disciplines</span></span></span></span></span></li> <li style="margin: 0in 0in 8pt;"><span style="font-size: 14px;"><span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;"><span style="font-style: normal;"><span style="font-weight: normal;"><span style="tab-stops: list .5in;">Strong analytical skills and strong foundation in intellectual property law</span></span></span></span></span></li> </ul> <p style="margin: 0in 0in 8pt;"><font color="#000000">&nbsp;</font></p>

Paralegal - Trademark and Copyright

At Hasbro, we embrace the unique skills, experiences, talents and perspectives of our global workforce which, combined with our culture of curiosity and innovation, generates the best ideas. We live our values of Community, Passion, Integrity and Creativity, and we’re committed to giving our 5,000+ employees opportunities to build their individual capabilities, balance work and life, deliver excellence through team work and thrive personally. This enables us to deliver results in all aspects of our business.

 

Hasbro has an exciting opportunity for a Paralegal to join the Legal Department’s Global Trademark and Copyright Group. You will play an integral role in building and maintaining Hasbro’s extensive trademark and copyright portfolio. Your responsibilities will include domestic and international trademark clearance, trademark docket management, copyright registration and management, and working on various trademark and copyright projects with some of the world’s most loved and recognized brands. Good interpersonal and organizational skills, proactive “can do” attitude, enthusiasm, and a passion for intellectual property are paramount.

 

A day in the life as a Paralegal - Trademark & Copyright:

  • You will conduct and review trademark searches and coordinate with business clients regarding search results and recommendations
  • Reviewing assets for proper trademark use, proper notices relating to intellectual property, and other intellectual property issues
  • You will provide support with respect to filing, prosecution, and maintenance of trademark applications and registrations, including obtaining specimens of use, collecting and preparing evidence, and preparing and arranging for legalization of necessary supporting documents
  • You will support docketing and tracking of trademark application and registration statuses, due dates, and maintenance deadlines and maintain trademark files
  • Assist with identifying key copyright assets and apply for registration of copyright in U.S. and/or other foreign jurisdictions, including China
  • Handle inquiries regarding copyrights and prepare schedules of registered copyrights
  • File and manage customs recordals of trademark and copyright registrations in the U.S. and assist with recordals in other foreign jurisdictions, including China
  • Provide support relating to enforcement actions and trademark opposition and cancellation proceedings

 

What you'll bring:

  • Associate’s Degree or Paralegal Certificate preferred; Bachelor’s Degree a significant plus
  • 3+ years of trademark clearance experience either in a law firm and/or in-house as a paralegal
  • Experience with trademark docketing is strongly preferred
  • Proficiency in conducting online research, including trademark clearance platforms
  • Proficiency with USPTO database
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Experience with docket management software, preferably CPI or WebTMS
  • Ability to work effectively and collaboratively with all levels of attorneys, paralegals, and business managers from different disciplines
  • Strong analytical skills and strong foundation in intellectual property law

 


Nearest Major Market: Providence
Nearest Secondary Market: Rhode Island

Job Segment: Paralegal, Database, Intellectual Property, Internet Research, Legal, Research, Technology

Date: Aug 2, 2019

Requisition ID: 11333