Senior Coordinator, Trademark and Immigration
Sony Pictures Entertainment Inc. - Culver City, CA

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The key purpose of this
position is to perform administrative and paralegal functions in the Trademark
& Immigration Department with an emphasis on developing Trademark
proficiencies.

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.

Responsibilities:
(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
functions.

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
of docum

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.

Qualifications

Qualifications/Requirements:
  • Interest in and talent
for internet research, with extremely strong attention to detail

  • Demonstrated writing
skills

  • Record of success and
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
appropriately

  • Proficient in
Microsoft Office programs, and comfortable learning new or unfamiliar tech applications

  • Shows common sense, dependability and discretion
  • Demonstrates good
judgment

Experience:
  • 5 years work
experience, ideally in a research, writing, or clerical/administrative
role.

Entertainment experience/industry
familiarity is a plus

  • Trademark experience a
plus

Education:
Bachelor’s degree.

Paralegal certificate a plus.

Job

Legal / Business Affairs

Primary Location

North America-United States of America-Culver City Area, California

Organization

Intellectual Prop & Clearance (3460)

Schedule

Full-time

Job Posting

Sep 4, 2013, 12:16:28 PM

Unposting Date

Ongoing