Full-Time

Intellectual Property Paralegal

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Cirkul

Cirkul

201-500 employees

Reusable water bottle with flavor cartridges

Consumer Goods
Hardware

Senior

Tampa, FL, USA

Required Skills
Communications
Marketing
Requirements
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Paralegal Certificate of completion from an ABA (American Bar Association) case of study
  • 7+ years of intellectual property paralegal experience
  • Knowledge and understanding of state of the art IP docketing processes and systems
  • Familiar with Convention and Non-Convention US and non-US patent filing and prosecution formalities
  • Understanding of USPTO rules and practices
  • Familiar with US and international trademark filing and prosecution formalities
  • Proficiency with online public and private patent and trademark searching resources
  • Strong work ethic and sense of responsibility, reliability, and responsiveness
  • Self-direction and ability to work independently
  • Ability to effectively manage multiple tasks and workloads to meet deadlines
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite and Google
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
Responsibilities
  • Gather internal information to support maintenance and procurement of patent and trademark rights
  • Assist in legal review of marketing content for compliance with legal internal guidelines
  • Conduct preliminary trademark clearance searches
  • Create and generate reports for internal and external use
  • Assist in preparation and execution of documents for patent and trademark application filings
  • Track IP expenses and facilitate cost planning
  • Oversee patent and trademark correspondence from outside law firms
  • Work with in-house legal team to support matter management system for intellectual property
  • Coordinate with internal and external counsel, engineers, and project management for patentable intellectual property
  • Proactively monitor patent and trademark dockets
  • Support in-house and outside counsel in enforcement-related activities
  • Support freedom to operate and competitive patent research
  • Guide brand and customer experience teams regarding trademark, brand, and product marketing
  • Respond to internal and external requests for trademark information
  • Fulfill administrative duties and special projects

At Cirkul, employees thrive in an environmentally conscious atmosphere that prioritizes sustainability through innovative cartridge technology for water flavoring. This technology not only sets new industry standards by reducing the use of plastics and shipping resources but also offers over 50 natural flavor options, demonstrating a commitment to both environmental responsibility and consumer health. Working here means contributing to these meaningful initiatives while being part of a forward-thinking team engaged in transforming the beverage industry.

Company Stage

Series C

Total Funding

$111.7M

Headquarters

Tampa, Florida

Founded

2016

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

19%

1 year growth

86%

2 year growth

496%