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Paralegal, Intellectual Property at Major League Baseball

Major League Baseball


Mid Level

New York, NY, USA

$71.000 - $89.000

04 Aug → 03 Sep


Job Description

Trademark paralegal with focus on US portfolio, including portfolio maintenance, watch notice and Official Gazette review, researching evidence of use, filing of trademark applications and renewals.

Major League Baseball (MLB) is the most historic of the major professional sports leagues in the United States and Canada. Employees love working at MLB because of the culture of opportunity, collaboration, and professionalism. The professionals who are most successful at MLB take initiative, know how to identify and solve problems, put the team first, and work collaboratively. For those who are ready to join the "Major Leagues" of their careers, MLB takes the same approach as they do with their players: striving to empower their own "workforce athletes" to be at their best by engineering experiences that put employees in the best position to succeed. Major League Baseball is looking for candidates who are ready to step up to the plate and continue transforming America's pastime to best serve its fans for decades to come.

MLB's vision is to be the global sport of choice for youth to play, fans of all backgrounds to enjoy and a desired destination for employment.

With a belief that the journey to growth and greatness is ongoing, MLB gives employees the opportunity to continue learning and honing their skills with programs such as: tuition reimbursement; mentorship programs; lunch and learns; online course subscriptions; paid industry certifications; business resource groups; and more.

MLB provides its employees with exceptional medical, dental, and vision coverage. Premiums are 100% employer covered to help employees focus on being their best!

Are you ready to Step Up to the Plate? Apply below!

All in-office and ballpark-based positions are subject to MLB's mandatory Covid-19 vaccine policy

Job Responsibilities

  • Review of Official Gazette and watch notices
  • Research third party rights
  • Research and collect evidence of use of marks relating to trademark prosecution or maintenance with the US Trademark Office (e.g., statements of use, renewals) and/or to help with filings of Notices of Opposition
  • Prepare and file trademark applications and renewals with the US Trademark Office and Secretary of State offices
  • Assist with special projects, e.g., updating Customs database

Requirements / Qualifications

  • Minimum Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience

  • Knowledge of trademark law as it relates to the role of paralegal

  • Facility with standard office software, databases, and other project tracking software

  • Ability to organize and prioritize numerous tasks and complete them under time constraints

  • Ability to proofread material for contextual, grammatical, typographical or spelling errors

  • Strong interpersonal skills to communicate in person, by e-mail and telephone and follow instructions effectively from a diverse group of in-house and external business groups, attorneys and staff

How To Apply

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