Seeking Experienced Trademark Attorney (Remote)

Trade the traditional law firm lifestyle for personal autonomy and flexibility in your work, and actual work/life balance.

Our firm is both client focused and staff focused. We provide exceptional service to our clients while also prioritizing the well-being of our own people.

This permanent, part-time position for an experienced trademark attorney may be perfect for you if you’re looking for:

This position provides:

  • Minimum of 15-20 hours per week
  • Possibility of more work if desired
  • Ability to work anywhere (position is 100% remote)
  • A firm experienced in working with staff who need flexibility in their work, e.g., to accommodate young children at home
  • Compensation at above-average market rates + performance-based bonuses + financial benefits

Many law firms now offering remote work and flexible hours began doing so only recently, in response to the pandemic. We’ve been operating a virtual law firm since 2010. As a result:

  • We know how to do it right.
  • Our proven systems and processes give our team members the tools they need to do their jobs well.
  • Our established routines and procedures give team members control over their work so they can predict their schedules and lead the lives they want.

You will manage your own docket without having to bring in your own clients.

  • Our experienced business development team focuses on and invests heavily in attracting and retaining clients who fit the firm’s Ideal Client Profile.
  • Result: Our clients are great people who value our work and are wonderful to work with.
  • Our clients love working with us not only because we’re good at what we do, but because they know we care about their success.

We invest in our team members, our clients, and the future of the firm. We believe that the success of each of those contributes to the success of all.

  • We cultivate a team-oriented workplace, prioritize team members’ health and welfare above business, and nourish personal relationships with our clients.
  • Our leadership team ensures the firm’s continuing success by preparing an annual plan each year and implementing it by trimester.
  • This process provides stability, predictability, and consistency as we manage the firm’s people, resources, and legal practice.
  • In other words, our leadership team keeps the business running and growing so that you can focus on doing what you love and do well: Trademark prosecution.

Details about the Trademark Attorney position:

  • Prepare and prosecute federal (and occasionally Texas state) trademark applications, including responding to Office Actions
  • Work with clients to determine the best strategy for their needs
  • Analyze availability searches and advise clients accordingly
  • Work with Principal Attorney to represent clients in TTAB cases and trademark disputes other than in state or federal court
  • The successful candidate must:
    • Excel in attention to detail and accuracy
    • Be organized, analytical, and systems/process/routine-oriented
    • Have excellent client collaboration skills
    • Have strong legal writing skills
    • Value the mutual support and respect of a team-oriented practice
    • Have significant trademark prosecution experience, ideally a minimum of 5 years
    • Be licensed in at least one U.S. state

We are a very team-oriented firm with a strongly client-focused, growing practice. Our clients are small and mid-sized businesses, with whom we work closely to meet their business needs.

In addition to Principal Attorney Gretchen McCord, our primary team member is our Firm Operations Manager, who is also a certified trademark paralegal. We collaborate with a network of attorneys and other professionals as needed.

We are proud to be certified as a Women’s Business Enterprise by the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council, the largest third-party certifier in the U.S. of businesses owned, controlled, and operated by women.

Email the following to and :

  1. Cover letter
  2. Resume with state of licensure and Bar number
  3. Contact information for 3 references (we will not contact references before speaking with you)

Gretchen McCord advises our company on global matters of trademark strategy, registration, disputes, and negotiations, with a focus on litigation avoidance. Gretchen has consistently demonstrated mastery of her practice of law in these areas and has been artful and successful in resolving matters ranging from addressing investor representations and warranties to resolving international trademark disputes. Additionally, Gretchen delivers real value for the price, not just because she competes by charging rates below those of large law-firms, but because interacting with Gretchen is fast, easy and reliable, thereby reducing her billable time (the primary cost of engaging legal counsel).

Zachary Lynde, CFO, Factom, Inc.