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Paralegal, Trademark, Intellectual Property

Posted Apr 01
Full Time
Seattle, Washington


Amazon is seeking an experienced Trademark Paralegal to support our growing business. This role will be responsible for clearance, prosecution, and enforcement of our ever-expanding trademark portfolio. We’re a team committed to understanding and supporting our company’s innovative businesses. This role is a great opportunity to support and collaborate with business partners worldwide as well as work with a diverse group of highly motivated (and fun) team members. Ideal candidates must be passionate about brands and IP protection, and possess the ability to adapt to current and future responsibilities, as well as the willingness to expand responsibilities as needed.

Every day throughout the world, we develop the ideas, services and products that make life easier for tens of millions of customers, and make great things happen faster. From providing Earth's Biggest Selection of products to developing groundbreaking devices and services, Amazon is a place of invention and progressive thinking.

Key job responsibilities

  • Conducting and analyzing trademark searches
  • Advising on the naming process and searching trademarks globally
  • Preparing and prosecuting trademark applications on a worldwide basis, managing outside counsel where required
  • Advising internal clients on appropriate trademark use
  • Assisting with investigation of third party use of marks
  • Active management of trademark oppositions, cancellations, and other conflicts
  • Preparing and filing assignments in connection with business acquisitions
  • Supporting licensing review and activities
  • Reviewing products and packaging design for trademark, design and copyright issues

A day in the life

Successful candidates must be able to pursue projects to completion with a minimum of input or direction, take initiative in creating and improving work processes, and work effectively on a variety of simultaneously active matters in a fast-paced environment.

We are open to hiring candidates to work out of one of the following locations:

Arlington, VA, USA | Culver City, CA, USA | Seattle, WA, USA

Basic Qualifications

  • 4 years of experience as a Trademark Paralegal in a law firm or corporate setting
  • Experience with trademark portfolio management (prosecution, maintenance, and renewals)

Preferred Qualifications

  • A passion for technology and innovation
  • Bachelor's degree and/or Paralegal certificate is preferred
  • Experience with Anaqua, Corsearch or similar systems
  • Creativity, attention to detail, commitment to customer service and excellent communication and writing skills

Amazon is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Amazon is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status. For individuals with disabilities who would like to request an accommodation, please visit

Our compensation reflects the cost of labor across several US geographic markets. The base pay for this position ranges from $55,400/year in our lowest geographic market up to $133,400/year in our highest geographic market. Pay is based on a number of factors including market location and may vary depending on job-related knowledge, skills, and experience. Amazon is a total compensation company. Dependent on the position offered, equity, sign-on payments, and other forms of compensation may be provided as part of a total compensation package, in addition to a full range of medical, financial, and/or other benefits. For more information, please visit Applicants should apply via our internal or external career site.

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Job ID: A2460610