1+ months

IP Clerk

Greenberg Traurig, LLP
Florham Park, NJ 07932

Greenberg Traurig, a global law firm, currently has an excellent full-time employment opportunity in the Intellectual Property (IP) Patent Department of our New Jersey office. We offer competitive compensation and an excellent benefits package.

Position Summary:

The IP Clerk should be an attentive, detail oriented, proactive, and self-motivated individual to assist our IP Department (no prior IP experience is required). The position provides an excellent introduction to IP practice at a large law firm, particularly if the IP Clerk is considering attending law school in the future. Candidate should also be flexible to work overtime as needed.

Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Manages patent and trademark dockets
  • Prepares and sends trademark reporting letters to clients
  • Prepares legal forms as needed
  • Maintains and organizes client files and electronic databases
  • Monitors the status of client files and tasks
  • Researches on patent and trademark databases for due diligence purposes
  • Works with IP attorneys on various dedicated projects as required
  • Performs administrative tasks for IP department
  • Assists with other department activities as needed, and performs additional duties and responsibilities as assigned
    Skills & Competencies:
    • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills (oral and written), professional demeanor and presentation
    • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with all levels of the organization and collaborate well in a team
    • High attention to detail, outstanding organizational skills and the ability to manage time effectively
    • Ability to shift priorities and manage change with a positive outcome
    • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with all levels of the organization and collaborate well in a team
    • Ability and willingness to proactively seek out additional projects and tasks
    • Provide outstanding client service, meet high quality standards for services and meet or exceed client expectations. Proactive in seeking innovative ways in which to help others
    • Ability to perform physical activities that require considerable use of whole body, such as climbing, carrying, bending, lifting, pulling, pushing, balancing, stooping, overhead reaching, handling of heavy objects (minimum 20 lbs.), walking and standing long periods of time
      Qualifications & Prior Experience:
      • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience is required 
      • Minimum one year of relevant work experience in a professional environment
      • A desire to learn, work hard, and take initiative is mandatory
      • Computer proficiency in Windows-based software and Microsoft Office Suite applications including Word, PowerPoint, Excel and Outlook and Adobe Acrobat
      • Experience with electronic document management systems. Experience using iManage or Filesite a plus
      • Exceptional computer skills with the ability to learn new software applications quickly

        Greenberg Traurig is an Equal Opportunity Employer and committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace.
Posted: 2020-06-10 Expires: 2020-08-09

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