Compliance Lawyer

Location: Arizona based remote position

Who We Are

Trademark Engine was established to provide trademark filing services to consumers and small businesses who do not need or cannot afford a full-service intellectual property attorney. We strive to make this process as efficient, understandable, and affordable as possible to give everyone the ability to obtain a trademark for their business.

About You

We are seeking a talented attorney to join Trademark Engine as we pursue licensure as an alternative business structure. This attorney would serve as the statutorily defined compliance lawyer required for alternative business structures. A successful applicant should have experience in intellectual property law, knowledge of law firm operations, and an interest in providing legal services to lower income individuals. The position may be full-time or part-time, depending on availability.

What You'll Do:

  • Develop policies and procedures to ensure the Alternative Business Structure acts in compliance with the Arizona Professional Rules of Conduct and the Alternative Business Structure statute
  • Draft engagement agreements for clients
  • Develop ways to automate client engagement and conflicts of interest checks
  • Assist in planning the modification of existing proprietary automated processes to accommodate attorney involvement
  • Enforce policies and procedures to ensure the Alternative Business Structure remains compliant with statutory requirements throughout its operations
  • Offer assistance in the strategies and operations of the Alternative Business Structure
  • Report to the state bar regarding the Alternative Business Structure
  • Take the lead in trademark application filings with the United States Patent and Trademark Office
  • Engage with the United States Patent and Trademark Office in a representative capacity for clients
  • Supervise a team of non-attorney support staff

What You'll Need:

  • License to practice law in Arizona
  • 5+ years of legal experience
  • Experience in intellectual property law
  • Passion for professional ethics
  • Interest in business operations
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication
  • Strong computer skills and knowledge of law firm specific software
  • Self-motivation and ability to adapt to a fast paced environment
  • Analytical nature

Benefits/Compensation:

  • Eligible for Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, and Disability Insurance on first day of employment
  • 100% employer-covered medical, dental, and vision insurance for employee-only plans
  • 401(k) w/ company match