The key purpose of this
position is to perform administrative and paralegal functions in the Trademark
& Immigration Department with an emphasis on developing Trademark
The Senior Coordinator,
Trademark and Immigration will be involved at various levels with all processes
and activities relating to the operation of the department, comprised of the VP
and a dedicated Immigration resource.
The department manages both trademark and US inbound immigration functions
for all divisions of SPE worldwide.
(40%) Trademark clearance and administrative work:
performs trademark pre-clearance searches, including online
trademark databases and general internet searches
proof of use and other data collection
legal document processing and correspondence
physical file maintenance
(30%) Immigration support:
track individual case progress
maintain physical and digital case files
field case-related calls
work with SharePoint site immigration database
(30%) Administrative support, including SAP invoice coding
and Ariba check requests for government filing and other fees.
Provide other administrative support to group Vice
President (phone, calendar, expense reports, etc.) and other team member as
needed. Create and maintain Excel spreadsheets to track various department
Create accurate and complete files, including
supervision and maintenance of Company’s central trademark files.
Represent SPE in a professional manner to internal and
external contacts, e.g. law firms, business and legal affairs departments in-and-outside
of SPE, production office personnel, agencies and representatives, etc.
Perform multiple tasks, prioritize workload
independently, and work autonomously within scope of job responsibilities
The Senior Coordinator,
Trademark and Immigration must appreciate the sensitive and confidential nature
ents, materials, and information handled in the
position, with attention to Information Security procedures, and will
proactively take on varied responsibilities required to operate the department
effectively and efficiently.
for internet research, with extremely strong attention to detail
recognition in executing administrative functions
- Strong interpersonal skills with an ability to build effective relationships
- Ability to work effectively in a team environment
- Able to multi-task with a high degree of accuracy
- Can handle confidential and legally sensitive information and materials
Microsoft Office programs, and comfortable learning new or unfamiliar tech applications
- Shows common sense, dependability and discretion
- Demonstrates good
experience, ideally in a research, writing, or clerical/administrative
familiarity is a plus
Paralegal certificate a plus.
Legal / Business Affairs
North America-United States of America-Culver City Area, California
Intellectual Prop & Clearance (3460)
Sep 4, 2013, 12:16:28 PM
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