Associate in Trademark & Copyright, Perkins Coie LLP

The Seattle Office of Perkins Coie LLP seeks an associate with a minimum of three to five years of experience to join our Trademark and Copyright practice group. The ideal candidate will have developed skills in U.S. and international trademark clearance, counseling, prosecution and enforcement. Experience with the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board, Uniform Dispute Resolution Policy, and in handling copyright-related issues and registration will be well regarded; prior experience in a large law firm setting is preferred. Successful candidates will have strong academic credentials, excellent legal writing skills and a proven track record in all aspects of a trademark, copyright, domain name practice. Our nationally-ranked Trademark and Copyright practice group, the largest in the Pacific Northwest, represents multi-national clients in a wide range of industries, from consumer products, software, industrial manufacturing, aerospace, transportation, forest products and construction, to retail, financial, health care, high technology, biotech, fashion, music and interactive entertainment, as well as start-ups and smaller businesses. The firm has a strong focus on Intellectual Property practices.

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Trademark Associate Hogan Lovells US LLP


Trademark Associate Hogan Lovells US LLPAttorney
City: WashingtonDCState/Province: United StatesCountry: 
Job Duties/Responsibilities

The Washington, DC office of Hogan Lovells US LLP seeks a junior level associate with 1-2 years of experience to join our IP practice.  Applicants should have relevant experience that includes: trademark prosecution, trademark/unfair competition/false advertising counseling and enforcement, trademark/unfair competition/false advertising litigation, licensing and transactional work and experience with copyright matters.   Please submit cover letter, resume and law school transcript in confidence to the attention of Suzanne Hudgens, Associate Recruitment Coordinator, at  Hogan Lovells is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  


Please submit resume and law school transcript to the attention of Suzanne Hudgens, Associate Recruitment Coordinator, at  

How to apply

Please submit resume and law school transcript to the attention of Suzanne Hudgens, Associate Recruitment Coordinator, at  



Trademark Portfolio Manager Jack Daniel's Properties, Inc. / Brown-Forman


Trademark Portfolio Manager Jack Daniel's Properties, Inc. / Brown-Forman BrandsAttorney
City: San RafaelCAState/Province: United StatesCountry: 
Job Duties/Responsibilities

Brown-Forman, founded in 1870, is a diversified producer and marketer of fine quality beverage alcohol brands. Headquartered in Louisville, KY, Brown-Forman currently employs about 4,000 people and has offices or facilities in 30 cities across the globe. Starting in the mid-1950s, the company began a series of acquisitions that would place it among the top 10 largest spirits companies in the world, selling its brands in more than 135 countries across the globe.

Reports to: Managing Director, Chief Trademark Counsel

Scope: This is a trademark manager position, handling the multi-national trademark clearance, filing, prosecution and maintenance for the Jack Daniel’s family of brands and our tequila portfolio which contains such well-known brands as Herradura and El Jimador.

JDPI is a closely-knit group that prizes professionalism, attention to detail, creativity, training/continuing education and a sense of humor. You will have daily contact with internal clients at many different levels of the company, both domestic and foreign, and will also work with outside trademark counsel in over 150 countries.

Duties: Of particular note, this person will:

  • Conduct trademark clearance and prepare necessary clearance reports;
  • Handle the day to day prosecution of domestic and foreign trademark and copyright applications;
  • Provide guidance to clients regarding proper use of trademarks
  • Work with trademark counsel and regulatory counsel reviewing advertising, point-of-sale and promotional materials for IP issues
  • Conduct with trademark counsel strategic trademark portfolio and budget reviews
  • Assist in domestic and foreign litigation and enforcement
  • Share supervision role of trademark staff (other paralegals, one legal assistant and a part-time document clerk).  


Qualifications: You will need to be good at taking initiative, thinking independently, writing well and performing sophisticated tasks of a highly sensitive nature which affect the Company's valuable brand names. The successful candidate will possess the following:

  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience.
  • A lawyer, at least 3-5 years experience as a trademark lawyer with responsibilities on a global trademark portfolio.
  • Prior trademark experience in a law firm or corporate trademark department (the latter is preferred
  • Ability to consistently plan, organize, work independently, think critically, meet deadlines and remain flexible in a multi-task environment.
  • Outgoing, collaborative personality
  • Proficiency with MS Office products, particularly MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint and Google suite.

Would also consider the following:

  • A paralegal, at least 15 years experience as a trademark paralegal with high-level responsibilities on a global trademark portfolio.

How to apply

Please submit a resume on-line to:

Requisition #2249BR