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Trademark Law Associate | Burlington, VT
Downs Rachlin Martin PLLC (DRM) is seeking an Associate attorney with 1-3 years of trademark experience to join our Intellectual Property Group in our Burlington, Vermont office.
This is a unique opportunity to work with and learn from a team of sophisticated intellectual property professionals in Burlington, consistently ranked among the best places to live in the U.S. by numerous publications and polls. Burlington provides a vibrant cultural environment, a thriving downtown, a welcoming community, easy access to mountains and lakes, and short commutes. Our intellectual property lawyers have worked at some of the largest firms, IP practices, and corporations in the U.S., but choose to live in Burlington because lifestyle is a priority. We serve a wide range of local, regional, national and international clients.
This Associate will work on a variety of trademark, copyright and related unfair competition and advertising issues, including trademark clearance, prosecution, and enforcement matters; amicable resolution of U.S. and multi-national intellectual property disputes; opposition and cancellation proceedings before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board (TTAB); copyright filings; URDP complaints; and website and mobile application policies. The work will also include negotiating intellectual property related agreements such as coexistence agreements, licenses and rights transfer agreements and providing litigation support on TTAB proceedings and federal court actions in the trademark, copyright and advertising fields.
We have a strong preference for candidates who have:
- One to three years of trademark experience, including reviewing trademark searches,
- drafting clearance opinions and preparing USPTO office action responses;
- Additional experience in either trademark (including TTAB) litigation or intellectual
- property transactions such as software license agreements;
- Strong organizational skills and a high level of attention to detail;
- Excellent analytical and writing skills; and
- Superb academic credentials.
DRM is committed to investing in our attorneys’ professional growth and development. We offer excellent mentorship and training, as well as leading technology, competitive salary, and a comprehensive benefits package, including industry-leading paid parental leave and two generous retirement plans.
Corporate/Commercial Attorney | Lebanon, NH
Downs Rachlin Martin PLLC seeks an experienced corporate/commercial attorney to join its Lebanon office. The ideal candidate will be licensed to practice in New Hampshire, have a portable book of business with compatible clients and have a minimum of ten years of experience in corporate/commercial law. The ideal candidate will also be active in the New Hampshire business and civic community and be committed to growing DRM’s regional presence. Relevant experience would include the formation of corporations, limited liability companies and other business organizations, commercial loan transactions, equity financings (including private equity and venture capital) and mergers and acquisitions (including sales of stock and assets, management buyouts, recapitalizations and reorganizations). Experience with ESOPs, B-corps or other focused practices would be highly valued.
Tax Associate | Burlington, VT
Downs Rachlin Martin is seeking an attorney with 3 to 5 years of experience to join its tax practice at its Burlington, Vermont office. Qualified candidates should have substantial experience addressing complex commercial transactions, with a strong background in partnership and corporate tax matters. Experience should include structuring mergers and acquisitions, business formations, debt and equity financings, workouts, private equity and venture capital transactions. Experience with executive compensation, New Markets and other tax credit issues would be valuable in this position. Our practice includes controversy representation across a wide range of state and local tax matters necessitating excellent research, writing and verbal skills.
DRM is committed to client service and providing resources for professional growth and development. We offer excellent mentorship and training, as well as leading technology, competitive salary, and a comprehensive benefits package, including industry-leading paid parental leave and two exceptional retirement plans.