Counsel, Intellectual Property
We're seeking a Counsel, Intellectual Property with experience in trademarks prosecution, clearance and enforcement. You'll join a pro-active and longstanding team of attorneys, trademark specialists and staff, which supports Paramount and each of its businesses' Intellectual Property rights. This position is responsible for providing overall Intellectual Property strategy, advice and counseling to clients and protecting certain divisions of Paramount's trademark portfolio, domains and copyright works. The attorney, with the support of in-house professionals, directly handles US trademark clearance, filing, prosecution, substantive office actions and works with counsel in international jurisdictions for similar tasks. Trademark enforcement involves reviewing watch notices, handling investigators, drafting cease and desist letters, preparing domestic oppositions, defending cancellations, and engaging and overseeing foreign counsel for foreign advice and oppositions, along with defending third party claims, and filing UDRP actions. Copyright enforcement involves analyzing copyright and other claims, including those that can succeed to address social media misuses.