Ashley Furniture Industries, LLC.
Tampa, FL, United States
Are you a legal professional who not only thinks logically and analytically, but also displays creativity in your problem-solving? Do you want to be a part of a top-notch in-house legal department?
Then apply today to our Legal Team at Ashley Furniture – the World’s Largest Furniture Manufacturer and number one furniture retailer in North America!
Our in-house legal team works daily supporting our growing, multi-billion dollar business. They oversee our intellectual property, contracts, litigation, and international work with a passion, drive and discipline like no other.
Trademark & Licensing Paralegal
What Will You Do?
You will join the Intellectual Property team, handling the day-to-day management and administration of the global trademark, copyright and domain names of the company, its affiliates and subsidiaries, including applications, managing ongoing prosecution, working with outside counsel, and managing the trademark docket. You will be accountable for the diligent recordkeeping and timely filing, renewals, and updates of the IP matters. In addition, you will support domestic retail licensing operations, including drafting license agreements, franchise disclosure documents, and other agreements, as well as assisting with audits and compliance enforcement. Our paralegals are an integral part of our legal team and help to support additional projects and team members as needed within the department!
What Do You Need?
·Associate’s degree in Paralegal or related field or equivalent work experience
·2+ years experience as a paralegal with experience in trademarks
·Licensing experience a plus
·Paralegal Certificate, preferred
·Excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills
·Effective time management and organizational skills
·A positive can-do attitude!
Who Are We?
·We offer competitive pay and excellent benefits.
·We are a multi-billion dollar company and the largest manufacturer of furniture in the world, and offer one of the industry’s broadest product assortments at over 20,000 storefronts in 123 countries.
·Growth-Focused is one of our core values, and we are dedicated to helping you grow with us through training, mentoring, and coaching as well as investing in the latest design tools, production equipment and new technologies.
·Environmental efforts are a priority as we continually seek to recycle, reuse and replenish every day.
·Millions of dollars are contributed annually to local and national charities as we seek to improve the lives of people around the world.
We are an equal opportunity employer and provide a drug-free working environment. While Ashley appreciates the interest of all candidates only those meeting specific position requirements may be contacted. Principals Only.