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Location: Colorado, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, 84116, USA Posted: May 31, 2024

Job Description

About Rocket Lawyer At Rocket Lawyer, we believe everyone deserves access to affordable and simple legal services. Founded in 2008, Rocket Lawyer is the most widely used digital legal platform in the world. With operations in North America, Europe, and Latin America. Rocket Lawyer has helped over 30 million people and more than 2 million businesses create legal documents and get professional legal advice, as well as tax and compliance support. We are in a unique position to enhance and expand the Rocket Lawyer platform to a scale never seen before in the company’s history, creating value for consumers and businesses worldwide. To achieve this ambitious vision, we need exceptional individuals like you to be part of our expanding team. Join us in this exciting endeavor and be part of shaping the future of accessible legal services. At Rocket Lawyer, we believe in the power of innovation, collaboration, and inclusion. Your talent and passion will play a vital role in empowering millions more to navigate legal complexities with ease. Come be a part of our incredible journey! About the Role Rocket Lawyer is innovating the way legal advice and services are provided. We are applying technology to modernize the delivery of legal services, increasingly automating legal advice, and building a large-scale platform for a network of lawyers to work with small businesses and consumers online to provide affordable legal advice. Rocket Legal Professional Service (RLPS) is the organization building and managing the team of lawyers and paralegals that will provide direct assistance to millions of Rocket Lawyer members every year. As an IP Attorney for RLPS, you can revolutionize IP legal representation and increase access to affordable services. Customer value is our North Star, so we’re looking for someone who understands clients, provides excellent service, and trains their team to do the same. We also want someone who understands and appreciates the value of technology and can think creatively to craft more efficient processes and a better customer experience for Trademark and Copyright filings. If you’re excited about that opportunity, help us scale the business to new heights and build a team to meet the demand.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

    • Conduct and review trademark searches and provide strategic advice and risk analyses;
    • Advise clients on the registrability and strength of their marks;
    • File a high volume of trademark applications at the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office
    • Prepare substantive responses to Office actions
    • Train and manage a team of paralegals who will provide support for IP filings
    • Innovate and lead strategy for Rocket Lawyer’s IP practice
    • Collaborate with Rocket Lawyer teams to optimize the product offering and overall customer experience;
    • Persistently analyze the effectiveness of IP programs, using feedback from both customers and staff, and make necessary improvements
    • Provide updates on business trends and performance metrics to leadership
    • Increase access to the law by helping more small businesses register trademarks

Skills and Qualifications

    • Licensed and in good standing with an impeccable reputation for integrity
    • Minimum of five years of post-graduate legal experience, including 1-3 years of U.S. trademark prosecution experience and some experience in copyright matters
    • Excellent written and spoken communication, with the ability to draft well-written and concise policies and processes
    • Commercially astute, with an ability to understand clients' broader needs in addition to excellent technical legal expertise
    • Knowledge and experience in other practice areas is a plus, especially employment law, landlord and tenant law, civil litigation, and commercial contracts
    • Proven capacity to remotely manage and lead a staff of paralegals
    • A strong work ethic with disciplined execution skills and a proven record of delivering excellent results
    • Understand technology
    • Self-starter who enjoys problem-solving with minimal direct supervision and exhibits dedication to continuous learning and improvement
    • Personally accountable; leads inspirationally; never misses deadlines
    • Maintains calm under pressure
    • Treats everyone with dignity and respect
    • Good working knowledge of Microsoft Office and Google Suite

Benefits & Perks

    • Comprehensive health plans (including Medical, Dental and Vision insurance for full-time employees)
    • Unlimited PTO
    • Competitive salary packages
    • Life insurance
    • Disability benefits
    • Supplemental Optional Life Insurance Benefits
    • FSA Options Optional
    • HSA with Company Match
    • 401k program with Company Match
    • Fertility Assistance and Planning options
    • Gympass & Classpass fitness platforms
    • Comprehensive Pet Insurance options
    • Financial Wellbeing & Student Loan Program access
    • Access to additional Mental Health & Wellbeing resources
    • Pre-tax Commuter/Transit Benefits
    • Employee referral program
    • Free Rocket Lawyer account with online access to an extensive legal documents library and brilliant licensed attorneys at discounted rates
$154,000 - $220,000 a year Rocket Lawyer is proudly committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse and inclusive workforce. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we never discriminate based on race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, military or veteran status, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. We particularly welcome applications from veterans and military spouses. All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines. You may request reasonable accommodations by sending an email to [email protected] . Apply for this job

About Rocket Lawyer

Rocket Lawyer is an online legal technology company founded by Charley Moore and based in San Francisco, California. Rocket Lawyer provides individuals and small to medium-sized businesses with online legal services—including incorporation, estate plans, legal health diagnostics, and legal document review.

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