Job Description / Skills Required
GoPro makes it easy for people to celebrate and share experiences. We believe life is more meaningful when shared. We build cameras, software, and accessories that help the world share itself in immersive and exciting ways.
GoPro offers a fun and dynamic work environment with passionate and motivated people who have the dedication to learn, innovate and succeed.
GoPro is looking for a top-tier candidate for the IP Paralegal role (significant trademark experience a must) who will report to the Senior Managing Counsel and Head of Intellectual Property. You must be a confident self-starter, capable of working both on your own as well as part of teams. A broad background in many different IP areas is important, as the IP Paralegal will be responsible for supporting the Legal team, as well internal stakeholders in the areas of Brand/Creative, Marketing, Social, Software & Services, and DevOps.
What You Will Do
Managing GoPro’s domestic and international IP portfolio, including trademarks, copyrights, patents, domains, and customs recordations.
Building and maintaining internal IP management systems, guidelines, charts, and internal resources associated with GoPro’s IP assets.
Performing and analyzing trademark clearance search requests and watch notices.
Assisting in IP enforcement activities, including trademark, copyright, and domain disputes in the US and worldwide, as well as online enforcement based on design and utility patents, trademarks, and copyrights.
Customs and anti-counterfeiting enforcement, including recordation and management of IP rights with customs authorities internationally, assessing customs notices, and preparing customs training materials.
Assisting with IP litigation and IP due diligence requests.
Skills We’re Stoked About
3-5+ years related IP experience (deep familiarity with trademarks, copyrights, and domains a must). In-house experience preferred. Consumer electronics experience a plus.
Familiarity with IP specific systems re portfolio management (e.g., IPfolio), brand protection and domain management (NetNames/CSC), trademark searching (SERION, SAEGIS, ordering searches), and USPTO (e.g., TSDR, TESS, TTABVUE).
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent and Paralegal certification.
Strong computer skills, including proficiency with Microsoft Office products, Dropbox, etc.
Solid ability to understand general business operations, issues, and dynamics beyond the scope of basic legal issues.
Excellent written, verbal, interpersonal communication skills and multitasking abilities.
Extremely organized with a strong sense of priority, urgency, and commitment to deadlines across multiple projects.
Solid ability to handle confidential information with the highest degree of professional responsibility.
Notary Public, a plus.
Fully-stocked kitchen with snacks galore
Live it. Eat it. Love it. –Two dedicated hours during your week to explore your passions and capture it with your GoPro.
Get your very own GoPro (Mounts and accessories included)
Discounted employee stock purchase plan
Discretionary Time Off
12 weeks paid Parental Leave for new Moms and Dads
Medical, dental, and vision insurance –premiums are fully paid for employees
Life insurance and disability benefits
Employee commuter shuttles
GoPro is an Equal Opportunity Employer