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Trademark Paralegal

At TE, you will unleash your potential working with people from diverse backgrounds and industries to create a safer, sustainable and more connected world. 

Job Overview

The Trademark Paralegal position will report directly to the Counsel for TE Trademark Counsel in the Intellectual Property law group and will work to support all business units globally under the guidance of Trademark Counsel. The position will have ongoing responsibility for daily exposure to the maintenance and protection of trademarks, related agreements and databases, contracts and legal documents. The individual will conduct trademark clearance searches , coordinate trademark registration and renewal activities, and resolve be capable of addressing routine trademark questions under general direction of Trademark Counsel. This position will provide general trademark paralegal support and assist Trademark Counsel in preparation of various business support documents including contract templates, filings, policies, procedures, presentation materials and reviewing training slides relating to trademarks.

Responsibilities and Functions

  • Responsible for searching, reviewing, and advising on new trademarks and maintaining the exisiting trademark portfolio, including high volume and complex contractual trademark agreements under guidance of Trademark Counsel.
  • Manage and coordinate trademark projects and drive solutions to meet trademark project objectives; provide project management support for key TE trademark matters.
  • Support development of trademark training materials and review public facing documents for trademark issues
  • Provide assistance in establishing relevant policies and procedures for trademarks.
  • Serve as a day-to-day trademark contact for TE internal clients; coordinate with Trademark Counsel as appropriate and required.
  • Maintain internal trademark databases information.
  • Prepare letters, reports and other materials, including obtaining specimens use, relating to trademarks; files documents with appropriate entities in accordance with legal trademark requirements.
  • General trademark practice administratvive work, e.g. mail delivery, courier, obtaining signatures and legalistations
What your background should look like:
  • Bachelor’s Degree plus Paralegal Certificate or Requisite Experience
  • 5+ years of work experience in trademarks, preferably in an in-house law setting of large, global companies, with minimum of 4 years of trademark skills
  • Strong analytical skills with ability to multi-task several large trademark projects at once and ability to collaborate with all levels of a corporation
  • Experience using Microsoft Office Suite and Skype
  • Experience with contract management systems and trademark/IP databases such as CPA Memotech system
  • Robust communication skills and the ability to seamlessly communicate with clarity and precision, both verbal and written
  • Comfortable working collaboratively as part of a global trademark/IP team in a fast-paced environment, with the ability to prioritize tasks based on the urgency
  • Team player with exceptional interpersonal skills
Values: Integrity, Accountability,Teamwork, Innovation

About TE Connectivity
TE Connectivity Ltd., is a $14 billion global technology and manufacturing leader creating a safer, sustainable, productive, and connected future. For more than 75 years, our connectivity and sensor solutions, proven in the harshest environments, have enabled advancements in transportation, industrial applications, medical technology, energy, data communications, and the home. With 80,000 employees, including more than 8,000 engineers, working alongside customers in approximately 140 countries, TE ensures that EVERY CONNECTION COUNTS. Learn more at www.te.com and on LinkedIn, Facebook, WeChat and Twitter.


What TE Connectivity offers:
We offer competitive total rewards compensation. Our commitment to our associates includes offering benefit programs that are comprehensive, competitive and will meet the needs of our associates.

  • Generous 401(k) Plan
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Benefits start on day one
  • Charity Donation Matching Program
  • Competitive Paid Time Off
  • Employee Resource Groups
  • Employee Stock Purchase Program
  • Healthcare for Associates and Families
  • Health and Wellness Incentives
  • Life Insurance and Disability Protection

Throughout our Global reach and various Business Units, we take a balanced approach to the benefits we provide. Many benefits are company-paid, while others are available through associate contribution. Specific benefit offerings can vary by location.


Fremont, CA, US, 94555

City:  Fremont
State:  CA
Country/Region:  US
Travel:  None
Requisition ID:  54211
Alternative Locations:  Wilmington, DE
Function:  Legal

Nearest Major Market: San Francisco
Nearest Secondary Market: Oakland

Job Segment: Paralegal, Developer, Web Design, Intellectual Property, Project Manager, Legal, Technology, Creative

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