INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY LAW PROFESSIONAL
SENIOR PARALEGAL: INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY TRADEMARKS | LICENSING | PROCESS IMPROVEMENT | CROSS-FUNCTIONAL TEAMS
Senior Trademark Paralegal
Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc.
Nov 1999 – Dec 2019
Burbank, California USA
WARNER BROS. ENTERTAINMENT, INC. | 1999-2019
SENIOR PARALEGAL- INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY/TRADEMARKS
Provided senior-level intellectual property expertise/services with a heavy emphasis on trademarks within an enterprise-level environment. Focused on US & international filing programs, renewals, oppositions, and cancellation actions. Conducted research and rights reviews; corresponded with foreign associates; drafted Trademark responses.
• Achieved the prestigious “Carrot Award” twice; presented by the General Counsel. Recommended by direct supervisor for demonstrating excellence/initiative; resolved all issues, even those considered insurmountable.
• Recognized member of North America Team of the Year, Warner Bros. Entertainment, by World Trademark review. Recognized by industry peers for protecting the rights of the Company to use its properties worldwide.
• Given a short window, completed 100+ trademark applications in Mexico, duly filed with Trademark Office by local counsel, near the close of office during the holidays. Initiated accepted immediate power of attorney.
ADDITIONAL LAW FIRM EXPERIENCE
Intellectual Property Paralegal - Small, Larkin, LLP