Company Name: Downs Rachlin Martin PLLC.
Downs Rachlin Martin PLLC (DRM) is seeking an Associate attorney with 1-3 years of trademark and transactional experience to join our Intellectual Property Group in our Burlington, Vermont office. The Associate will also work with professionals in our Business Law Group.
This is a unique opportunity to work with and learn from a team of sophisticated intellectual property and business law professionals in Burlington, consistently ranked among the best places to live in the U.S. by numerous publications and polls. Burlington provides a vibrant cultural environment, a thriving downtown, a welcoming community, easy access to mountains and lakes, and short commutes. Our lawyers have worked at some of the largest firms, IP and business law practices, and corporations in the U.S., but choose to live in Burlington because lifestyle is a priority. We serve a wide range of local, regional, national and international clients.
The Associate will work on a variety of trademark, copyright and related unfair competition and advertising issues, including trademark clearance, prosecution, and enforcement matters; amicable resolution of U.S. and multi-national intellectual property disputes; opposition and cancellation proceedings before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board (TTAB); copyright filings; URDP complaints; and website and mobile application policies. The work will also include negotiating intellectual property related agreements such as coexistence agreements, licenses and rights transfer agreements and providing litigation support on TTAB proceedings and federal court actions in the trademark, copyright and advertising fields.
Within our business law practice, the Associate will gain exposure to and experience in the formation of corporations, limited liability companies and other business organizations, commercial loan transactions, equity financings (including private equity and venture capital) and mergers and acquisitions (including sales of stock and assets).
We have a strong preference for candidates who have:
• One to three years of trademark experience, including reviewing trademark searches, drafting clearance opinions and preparing USPTO office action responses;
• Additional experience in intellectual property or other transactions;
• Strong organizational skills and a high level of attention to detail;
• Excellent analytical and writing skills; and
• Superb academic credentials.
DRM is committed to investing in our attorneys’ professional growth and development. We offer excellent mentorship and training, as well as leading technology, competitive salary, and a comprehensive benefits package, including industry-leading paid parental leave and two generous retirement plans. To apply, please click "Apply Now".