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Trademark Paralegal

Company: Kodak LTD.
Location: Rochester
Posted on: March 17, 2023

Job Description:

21698BRPosition Title:Trademark ParalegalPosition Description:
The Trademark Paralegal will support the Chief IP Officer and trademark counsel in the management of the Company's worldwide trademark portfolio as well as provide technical and administrative support to attorneys, paralegals and internal clients in all aspects of trademark management. In addition, the Trademark Paralegal will provide administrative and other general support to the Company's legal department.
The Trademark Paralegal will report to the Chief IP Officer but may in the future alternatively report directly to a Chief Trademark Counsel.
--- Support the management of the worldwide trademark docket to ensure all deadlines are met.
--- Manage various legal aspects of the portfolio's worldwide prosecution and maintenance, interacting with local agents, internal business representatives, management, and governmental entities as necessary.
--- Work closely with the Chief IP Officer and trademark counsel regarding the Company's trademark enforcement efforts, and defenses against third party assertions, oppositions etc., as well as with legal issues associated with the Company's and third-party's domains, copyrights, and other areas of intellectual property.
--- Assist the Legal Department in providing legal support to the Company's businesses, the Brand Licensing Organization, and functions, including where needed providing support for Corporate M&A and Finance activities.
--- Other areas of responsibility include managing databases of IP assets and standard commercial contracts, assisting in management of outside counsel and billing review.
--- Assist in other areas within the legal function that may be delegated from time to time by the Chief IP Officer or trademark counsel.
Job Requirements:
--- A minimum of 3-5 years of trademark experience
--- High school diploma or equivalent required. College degree preferred.
--- Solid understanding of U.S. and foreign trademark filings and prosecution procedures
--- Familiarity with trademark clearance searching, USPTO Trademark Systems
--- Proficient with Microsoft Office, primarily Word, Excel and PowerPoint
--- The position requires considerable discretion, independent judgment, and tact along with the utmost level of professionalism, trust and confidentiality in understanding the nature of the materials and their appropriate handling and management
--- This position further requires the individual to have excellent interpersonal skills that enable effective, professional, and comfortable communication and interactions with all levels of management and employees, both internal and external, and outside counsel
--- Close attention to detail, strong organizational and project management skills, and ability to multi-task and meet deadlines
--- Ability to think and work independently in a fast-paced environment utilizing superior organization skills, maintaining a high level of confidentiality and flexibility in the work schedule based on business demands
Eastman Kodak Company retains the right to change or assign other duties to this position. The requirements listed are representative of the skills and abilities required. Position Number:21698BRCareer Area:LegalMinimum Education Level:High School Diploma or GEDPosition Type:Full TimeGeographic Location:USA - NY - RochesterExperience Level:3-6 Years EOE Policy Statement:Kodak is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Applicants are free to apply without regard to race, color, religion, sex/gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, citizenship status, national origin, age, disability or veteran status or any other Federal or State legally protected classes. Read our EOE Policy Statement ( .

Keywords: Kodak LTD., Rochester , Trademark Paralegal, Legal , Rochester, New York

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