Senior Trademark and IP Paralegal

San Francisco, CA 94111

Posted: 10/31/2018 Job Category: Legal Job Number: 1479

Senior Trademark and IP Paralegal

Industry: Premier Boutique Firm

Status: Full Time Employee

Location: San Francisco, California 94111


  • This is an opportunity to assist in managing this firms ever-growing global docket
  • You will have the chance to support attorneys in all aspects of global trademark counseling and prosecution
  • You will be responsible for providing trademark filing, portfolio management, communication and paralegal oversight over a several thousand-record dockets spanning over 120 countries
  • You will run clearance searches and provide research assistance


  • Our client handles global IP portfolios and proceedings before the Trademark & Patent Offices
  • This firm focuses on representing clients whose products are used, wore, or consumed by the firm themselves
  • Their clients are in various industries such as software, intelligent products, wearable technology, retail, food & beverage, restaurant & bars, artists, and wine & spirits


  • Clients are the top companies in various industries
  • Health, dental, and vision benefits
  • Open, updated office space
  • Happy hour on the roof deck patio


  • 6+ years of experience as a Trademark/IP Paralegal
  • Exposure to managing a global docket
  • Working knowledge of e-filing/U.S. copyright filings



At ABA Search, we value professionalism, honesty, and hard work. We’ re positive, innovative thinkers, and we use creativity to turn challenges into opportunities. We love to learn, and we continuously seek new ways to deepen our expertise. We’ re energized by the legal industry, passionate about staffing, and committed to the success of our clients and candidates. That' s what makes us “ the name to know in recruitment.”


For the past 2 years, ABA has been ranked as one of the Best Professional Recruiting Firms in America

Haeley Girlich
Director of Legal Recruiting

Haeley joined the ABA team in 2012 as a Staffing Specialist generalist. Searching for a career out of college that was both intellectually stimulating and people-oriented, Haeley came to ABA and has never looked back. She has a passion for people and thrives on matchmaking corporate cultures to vibrant people. Haeley loves the exciting spectrum of Silicon Valley business that allows her to work with all types of clients – from the big names to the start-ups with brilliant minds.

Haeley earned her B.A. in Psychology with a minor in Business and graduated Cum Laude from Gonzaga University. As an undergraduate she kept quite busy; Haeley was Chief of Staff for the Psychology Club, Secretary for the Italian club, a member of Psi Chi (International Psychology Honors Society), and played in the symphony. 

Haeley is currently the President of the Gonzaga Bay Area Alumni Chapter and a Board Member for the Golden Gate Chapter of California Staffing Professionals organization.

Haeley lives in San Francisco.

Favorite things to do in the Bay Area: Weekend trips to wine country!

Favorite quote: “There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure.” – Colin Powell

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