Legal Analyst I, Intellectual Property
Company: Hanes Brands
Posted on: September 10, 2021
The Legal Analyst – IP reports to the Associate General
Counsel and is responsible for managing the Company’s trademark and
patent database and management system. The position is also
responsible for managing the IP teams physical files and the
Company’s domestic trademark prosecution duties.
Manage and maintain the Company’s trademark and patent database and
management system (Computer Packages, Inc. “CPI”). This
includes but is not limited to supporting the Intellectual Property
team with records management, updating deadlines and docket
entries, modifying records to track current use/non-use of HBI core
brands, managing and maintaining worldwide IP enforcement records
and generating reports, templates and country law updates within
Manage IP team’s physical files within the Accutrack system.
This includes but is not limited to creating physical files for all
intellectual property files, closing files upon completion of
dispute or termination of trademark/patent registration, and
insuring compliance with HBI document retention policy, including
managing off-site storage through vendor, Jordan
Manage the Company’s domestic trademark prosecution duties.
This includes preparing and filing applications with the USPTO’s
online TEAS platform, providing key contact for business units
responsible for identifying and submitting acceptable specimens of
use for the USPTO, preparing and filing all renewal applications,
with the assistance of the Intellectual Property paralegal team, on
the TEAS platform, and making initial filings for all potential
dispute matters with the USPTO’s Trademark Trial and Appeal Board
Manage the Company’s international trademark renewals. This
includes coordinating with international business leads to secure
renewal instructions and managing the same with local counsel
around the world.
Manage the Company’s patent maintenance and annuity deadlines
Manage the IP team’s financial and billing system, Legal Tracker,
to ensure proper invoicing and support IP team outside counsel with
the management of matters; troubleshoot any invoicing issues as
Work with finance team and assist with planning, analysis and
budgeting of IP spend.
Assist IP due diligence projects;
Provide occasional administrative support as requested.
Other duties as assigned by managing attorney.
Required Education: Associates degree
Preferred Education: Bachelor degree
Required Years of Experience: 2-3 years relevant
Skills Required: Working knowledge of database and systems
management. Attention to detail is an absolute must.
This position requires a keen eye for consistency across workflows
and meticulous record keeping. Must be able to work independently
and manage priorities and substantial workflow in a fast-paced work
environment. Excellent written and oral communications skills are
essential, as are strong interpersonal skills and customer service
orientation. Sound business and legal judgment and the
ability to understand and respond to business needs are also
Skills Preferred: Experience with IP database management systems
management; budgeting and financial planning
Notary license is a plus
Technical Competencies: Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel,
Outlook, and PowerPoint is required. Proficiency in Corsearch, CPI
and SharePoint is preferred.
To qualify, applicants must be legally authorized to work in the
United States and should not require now, or in the future,
sponsorship for employment visa status
Only applicants requiring reasonable accommodation for any part of
the application and hiring process should contact us directly:
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