24 Hour Fitness, INC. Paralegal in San Ramon, California
LOCATION 12647 Alcosta Blvd San Ramon CA 94583
The Paralegal performs legal and project management tasks necessary to support and assist Legal Department attorneys and senior paralegal regarding trademark monitoring and enforcement. This position may also complete additional work supporting Compliance Membership, and Litigation.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILTIES
Estimated % of Time Spent
Work with outside counsel to create, maintain, and protect trademark portfolio
Develop processes and procedures to organize and manage trademark matters.
Assist with policing efforts to prevent and stop third party infringements of trademarks, including reviewing watch notices, submitting online take-down requests, and instructing outside counsel and vendors.
Assist in preparing UDRP submissions
Perform trademark clearance searches, including preliminary and comprehensive searches
Under direction of attorney, provide support for a variety of Compliance, Corporate Governance, Membership, or other legal areas - related documentation and projects.
Monitors and assesses high priority inquiries for audit and legal compliance.
Assists with business reorganizations; prepares and analyzes documentation necessary for general release agreements.
Researches law, investigates facts and prepares documents for attorneys.
Researches and analyzes law sources such as statutes, recorded decisions and legal codes to prepare legal documents such as government agency responses, declarations, general release and settlement agreements for review, approval and use by attorney.
Support cross-over projects within the Legal Department in support of Corporate and GC functions, on as needed basis.
This person has no direct reports. This person reports to VP, Assistant General Counsel and is a critical team player who works with Corporate Counsel, senior paralegals, outside counsel, and other Company business functions as needed.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
Work in a highly collaborative, innovative and inclusive team
Team player, common sense, and a great sense of humor
Ability to work cross-functionally to develop training and processes to ensure timely and efficient results
Proficient in MS Word, Excel, Outlook and other computer systems.
Excellent interpersonal communication and technical skills.
Ability to successfully interact with a broad range of audiences and at all levels of the organization, from senior management to department peers, other company functions, and outside parties.
Strong attention to detail and ability to juggle multiple projects and deadlines.
High level of confidentiality with sensitive information and documentation.
Minimum Educational Level/Certifications
- Bachelor's degree or paralegal experience note below
Minimum Work Experience and Qualifications
- 4+ years of experience in a law firm, corporate or government legal department, or other similar environment.
Physical Demands/ Environmental Conditions
- This role is performed in a standard office environment.
- Travel not required.
FUNCTIONAL GROUP Legal