• Competitive
  • Raleigh, NC, USA
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Credit Suisse -
  • 16 Oct 18

Paralegal # 121296

We Offer
Credit Suisse's General Counsel, Legal Data Management, IP & Sourcing Group in Raleigh, NC is seeking a full-time paralegal to support its attorney's in the Americas region with a focus on supporting contract drafting, management of external counsel and internal stakeholders with patents and trademarks, and management of team's external counsel ebilling. Additional responsibilities include..

• Support attorneys with template formatting, updating and drafting contracts, liaise with internal stakeholders, assist with Non-Disclosure Agreements
• Co-ordination of invoices and payments, opening matters, review of matters, liaising with front office and law firm
• Liaises with outside counsel and internal business partners to answer questions, provide documentation and facilitate application process for patent filings and manage maintenance of issued patents; reports on status, provides updates to IP in-house attorney
• Liaises with outside counsel and internal business partners to answer questions, provide documentation, and facilitate registration process for trademarks, assist with name clearances, reports on status, manage renewals, provides updates to IP in-house attorney

You Offer
• Five years prior experience in a law firm or in law firm or corporate environment
• Completion of an accredited paralegal program or equivalent combination of training and experience
• Contract template management and drafting experience
• Intellectual Property (patents and trademarks) knowledge
• Proficient at Microsoft Word and Excel
• Detail oriented, excellent written and verbal communications with the ability to work independently and as part of a team with other legal advisors and business partners
• Ability to manage external counsel and internal stakeholders