This position works as part of a busy centralized IP team of 4 lawyers, 4 paralegals, a database clerk, file clerk and an assistant. The IP group supports CBS Corporation and each of its divisions for trademark clearance, maintenance and enforcement, domain name administration, and copyright enforcement.
This role is responsible for protecting certain portions of the CBS Corporation trademark portfolio and copyright works. This attorney, with the support of an in-house paralegal, directly handles US trademark clearance, filing, maintenance and enforcement and works with counsel in international jurisdictions for similar tasks. Trademark enforcement involves reviewing watch notices, managing investigators, preparing cease and desist letters, preparing domestic oppositions and engaging and overseeing foreign counsel for foreign advice and oppositions, along with defending cancellation actions. Copyright enforcement involves preparation of cease and desist letters and assisting with anti-piracy efforts.
At least 3 years experience with trademark portfolio management; proficient in trademark law and copyright law with proven success at using initiative to achieve results. Computer proficiency, including trademark database, document storage software and Internet. Excellent analytical skills, with oral and written communications skills, suitable for busy business clients, and including presentations to peers and clients. Quickly obtaining organizational and business awareness will be a key factor in success.
Accredited Law School Degree.
Continuing Legal Education in IP.
ADDITIONAL SKILLS :
Preference for in-house trademarks experience.
Chinese language skills are a plus.