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Senior Trademark Specialist (Non Attorney)

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Electronic Arts Playa Vista , CA 90094

Posted 5 months ago

Requisition Number:152040

Position Title:Senior Legal Specialist I

External Description:

EA is a leading developer and publisher of interactive entertainment software for personal computers, mobile devices, handheld game players, and advanced entertainment systems. EA's brands include the Battlefield game franchise, Need for Speed game franchise, The Sims game franchise, along with many EA SPORTS game franchises.

EA's legal department is looking for a talented and highly motivated Senior Trademark Specialist to support to our product, marketing, and business teams on intellectual property protection and enforcement matters. The right candidate will be a team player with excellent oral, written and interpersonal skills and the ability to meet deadlines and manage multiple projects in a fast-paced legal department.

The Senior Trademark Specialist will work in EA's Legal Department under the supervision of the Managing Counsel, IP and will liaise with Company personnel at all levels of the organization throughout the world.

Responsibilities include:

  • Conduct preliminary US and international screening searches via Corsearch and the Internet, analyze screening and search results and draft search summaries and recommendations for counsel;

  • Communicate with clients directly regarding selection, clearance, adoption, usage and registration of trademarks;

  • Manage EA's worldwide trademark portfolio, including manage all files relating to domestic and international trademark matters, manage docket to ensure all deadlines are met;

  • Prepare and electronically file U.S. trademark applications and other trademark-related documents, including renewals, assignments and other prosecution documents;

  • Correspond with and instruct foreign counsel regarding foreign trademark applications, registrations and recordals;

  • Monitor watch notices, draft letters to trademark applicants of conflicting and/or infringing marks;

  • Assist Counsel in gathering evidence to support trademark proceedings and litigation such as appeals, opposition and cancellation proceedings;

  • Advise in-house clients regarding trademark matters pursuant to EA's IP policies and guidelines; and

  • Conduct legal research or other research projects as needed.

Our next Legal Specialist will have:

  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent practical experience. Paralegal certificate from ABA-approved program preferable, but not required.

  • 5-10 years prior experience at in-house legal department or law firm working on intellectual property matters.

  • Experience with technology and games (not required, but a plus).

Other Qualifications:

  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively with cross-functional teams.

  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, and project management skills.

  • Demonstrated attention to detail and problem-solving ability.

  • Conversant and comfortable with the laws and rules that govern trademarks.

  • Strong research skills utilizing on-line tools such as the USPTO website, international databases, Corsearch and Saegis.

  • Sound judgment and excellent analytical and organizational skills, including the ability to simultaneously manage multiple projects, effectively handle shifting priorities, and adapt to the demands of a fast-paced environment.

EA is an equal opportunity employer. All employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, genetic information, religion, disability, medical condition, pregnancy, marital status, family status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We will also consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal records in accordance with applicable law. EA also makes workplace accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities as required by applicable law.

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Community / Marketing Title:Senior Trademark Specialist (Non Attorney)

Company Profile:

Electronic Arts Inc. is a leading global interactive entertainment software company. EA delivers games, content and online services for Internet-connected consoles, personal computers, mobile phones and tablets.

EEOText:EA is an equal opportunity employer. All employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, genetic information, religion, disability, medical condition, pregnancy, marital status, family status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We will also consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal records in accordance with applicable law. EA also makes workplace accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities as required by applicable law.

Date Opened:2018-08-20 20:40:38.48

EEO Employer Verbiage:

EA is an equal opportunity employer. All employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, genetic information, religion, disability, medical condition, pregnancy, marital status, family status or veteran status. We will also consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal records in accordance with applicable law.

Location:Los Angeles - Playa Vista

Location_formattedLocationLong:Playa Vista, California US


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Senior Trademark Specialist (Non Attorney)

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Electronic Arts