Brand & Branch LLP is a boutique intellectual property law firm based out of Oakland.  We take company culture seriously; we work hard, but we have fun, too.  We serve various industries including technology, cannabis, publishing, retail, and food and beverage.

The candidate will be responsible for assisting with all facets of the trademark prosecution process

We are seeking someone with 5+ years of trademark paralegal experience in mid-sized or larger firm setting, who has an ability and demonstrated track record performing the following tasks:

  • Conducting, reviewing, and analyzing preliminary and comprehensive trademark searches in the U.S. and internationally using third-party search platform 

  • Preparing and assisting in all aspects of the prosecution of trademark applications, communicating with the PTO, and maintaining clients' portfolios

  • Proficiency with use of the USPTO's online filing systems, including TEAS and the Assignment Branch

  • Familiarity with both domestic and foreign filings (WIPO) and managing relationships with foreign counsel

  • Supporting global brand protection/enforcement efforts, including reviewing trademark watch notices, reviewing app store, social media and website reports, and filing take down notices 

  • Experience with TTAB proceedings and basic filings, managing TTAB deadlines 

  • Managing trademark docket, meeting all maintenance deadlines, overseeing all maintenance filings 

     

Interested candidates should send a resume and cover letter to admin at brandandbranch.com