Who We Are:
Brooks is a team of passionate people united by a desire to do meaningful work, lead healthy lives and make a difference. We share a focused mission: to inspire everyone to run and be active. That’s it. No distractions—it’s all about the run. Through science, creativity, service, authenticity and connection, we obsess over delivering the best running gear on the planet. We do it our way, with our unique spirit, with a goal of being more relevant to runners than any other brand, day after day and mile after mile. We are determined to innovate, challenging ourselves to lead thought at every turn. Inside these walls and on the roads, tracks and trails, we live and breathe Run Happy, celebrating the positive impact running has on our lives and others. We inject it into all we do because it makes everything better, smarter, more fun and more memorable. Our company culture defines us, bonds us together and creates the conditions for success. It is lived daily as a behavioral expression of our collective set of brand values: Connect with People, Innovate for our Customer, Compete as a Team, Build Trust, Have Fun & Bring Passion, and Be Active. If you’re on our team, it means you’re part of creating something extraordinary. You’re part of Brooks.
As the IP Paralegal, you will be responsible for maintaining a large, global trademark portfolio, communicating with leaders about business changes and business priorities to inform our trademark strategy, and directing outside counsel regarding how to execute our trademark strategy to support the business objectives.
⏵ Direct various trademark actions including applications, renewals, oppositions, non-use cancellations and appeals.
⏵ Perform trademark litigation support by gathering and cataloging evidence relevant to legal disputes, collecting and analyzing data, interviewing witnesses, and tracking trademark deadlines.
⏵ Manage the company’s domain name portfolio including acquisition and licensing of domain names and initiation of domain name enforcement activities, including cease and desist letters and UDRP actions.
⏵ Anticipate legal tasks independently and provide practical business advice and legal information on legal topics, escalating to in-house attorneys as needed and in a timely manner.
⏵ Provide reports and metrics for key leaders through dashboard summaries of all trademark and domain name work.
⏵ Perform other related duties as required.
⏵ Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent work experience required
⏵ Paralegal Certificate a plus
⏵ 2+ years paralegal experience
⏵ IP knowledge and experience a plus
⏵ Excellent written and verbal communication skills
⏵ Excellent organizational skills to manage competing priorities
⏵ Excellent judgment and decision making
⏵ Strong project management skills and attention to detail
⏵ Comprehend, analyze, and interpret legal provisions
⏵ Ability to be a team player and work well with a variety of personalities
⏵ An eagerness and willingness to help others
⏵ Unwavering demonstration of Brooks’ corporate values: Connect with People, Innovate for our Customer, Compete as a Team, Build Trust, Have Fun & Bring Passion, and Be Active.
At Brooks, we celebrate diversity & equity. We are committed to creating an inclusive environment, and encourage people of all backgrounds, perspectives, experiences, and skills to apply. Brooks is proud to be an equal employment opportunity employer. All employment decisions are made without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, gender, gender identity, the presence of a sensory, physical or mental disability, medical condition, military status, marital status, pregnancy or child birth, sexual orientation, age, genetic information, status as a victim of domestic violence, sexual assault or stalking, political ideology, or any other non-merit based factors.
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