About the Role
WHO ARE WE LOOKING FOR
We are looking for a Paralegal I to join us at NIKE’s World Headquarters in Beaverton, Oregon, as a member of the NIKE Design Patent Team. To be successful, you must demonstrate initiative and possess excellent judgment and reasoning. You must also have outstanding communication, attention to detail, and organizational skills. The best NIKE Paralegals are flexible multitaskers with an ability to prioritize tasks and solve problems with a high degree of independence.
WHAT YOU WILL WORK ON
You will be responsible for handling a variety of tasks to support the Design Patent Team. Your primary responsibilities will be paralegal duties, which will include: scheduling and attending meetings with inventors to obtain signatures on design patent-related documents; opening, updating, and maintaining design patent records in our patent management system; setting up accounts in our invoice management system and reviewing and processing invoices from outside counsel; maintaining ongoing reports and databases; and archiving documents. In addition, a portion of your time will be spent assisting with administrative tasks such as: preparing correspondence and presentations; producing, editing and reformatting documents; managing calendars; coordinating complex meetings and logistics; scheduling and managing travel; and preparing expense reports. You will also help the Team as needed with process improvement projects. In this Paralegal role you will need to respond tactfully and promptly to inquiries and issues within your scope of established authority, and responsibly and carefully handle confidential information.
About the Company
NIKE, Inc. does more than outfit the world’s best athletes. It is a place to explore potential, obliterate boundaries and push out the edges of what can be. The company looks for people who can grow, think, dream and create. Its culture thrives by embracing diversity and rewarding imagination. The brand seeks achievers, leaders and visionaries. At NIKE, Inc. it’s about each person bringing skills and passion to a challenging and constantly evolving game.
NIKE, Inc.’s rapid pace of innovation demands a Legal team that is always on the offense. And they’re always on their game – with the mission to advance and guide Nike’s business through innovative, offense-minded counsel. Nike attorneys, paralegals and other specialists in law provide inventive approaches and superior counsel to Nike’s global business. As Nike changes the future of sport, the Nike Legal team drives competition, ingenuity and integrity in the marketplace.