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Legal Services Consultant - Minnetonka, MN

UnitedHealth Group

Minnetonka, MN
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748248 Legal Services Consultant Minnetonka MN

Legal Services Consultant - Minnetonka, MN (748248)

Position Description

We'll put you in the driver's seat on vital projects that have strategic importance to our mission of helping people lead healthier lives. Yes, we share a mission that inspires. We need your organizational talents and business discipline to help fuel ours. It's the opportunity to do your life's best work.(sm)

The Trademark Paralegal must provide high quality service to internal clients across the enterprise; provide support to internal/external counsel and other paralegals. This position will interface with business and legal department leaders; accordingly, the Trademark Paralegal must conduct him or herself with confidence, act as an expert in their field, and be skilled at drafting and providing clear and well-reasoned business advice to complex legal problems. The Trademark Paralegal will provide Intellectual Property (IP) support for a wide range of businesses with varying needs and requirements, the Trademark Paralegal must be a self-starter, efficiently manage their time and work proactively to meet the demands of the businesses. The Trademark Paralegal will also assist the IP legal team with management of the company’s domain name portfolio, copyright portfolio, and provide assistance with other intellectual property matters.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Work with a wide-range of internal clients and internal / external attorneys to address inquiries and obtain documentation and specimens as required to prosecute and maintain trademarks
  • Manage a growing docket of trademark maintenance deadlines with minimal oversight
  • Conduct research and initial investigations of possible infringements
  • Assist  IP Counsel in preparation of responses to inquiries from internal clients
  • Prepare correspondence and materials for use with Chief Marketing Officers across the enterprise as well as leaders within Legal
  • Manage the company’s process to evaluate and pursue new generic top-level domain (gTLD) registrations
  • Develop and maintain IP Legal educational content and assist with employee training
  • Identify and assess areas of legal risk and escalate appropriately
  • Perform internet research projects and other special projects on an as needed basis
  • Review marketing and advertising materials for compliance with company branding and trademark / copyright standards
  • Maintain internal files for company’s intellectual property portfolio for trademarks and registered copyrights
  • Manage legal invoices

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree or high school diploma / GED
  • 4 or more years of trademark paralegal experience
  • Intermediate or better proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite, in particular Excel and Power Point
  • Must live within a commutable distance to our Minnetonka office location  (9900 Bren Road)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Paralegal Certificate
  • Project Management - some experience managing projects with multiple key owners, several components, and changing time frames
  • Six Sigma experience or interest in lean legal processing and innovative management of portfolios
  • Experience with managing data and metrics reporting

Careers at UnitedHealth Group. We have modest goals: Improve the lives of others. Change the landscape of health care forever. Leave the world a better place than we found it. Such aspirations tend to attract a certain type of person. Crazy talented. Compassionate. Driven. To these select few, we offer the global reach, resources and can-do culture of a Fortune 6 company. We provide an environment where you're empowered to be your best. We encourage you to take risks. And we offer a world of rewards and benefits for performance. We believe the most important is the opportunity to do your life's best work.(sm)


Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: UnitedHealth Group is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.    

UnitedHealth Group is a drug - free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.   


Job Keywords:  Legal Services Consultant, Minnetonka, MN, Minnesota

Job Details

  • Contest Number748248
  • Job TitleLegal Services Consultant - Minnetonka, MN
  • Job FamilyLegal
  • Business SegmentCorporate

Job Location Information

  • Minnetonka, MN
    United States
    North America

Additional Job Detail Information

  • Employee StatusRegular
  • ScheduleFull-time
  • Job LevelIndividual Contributor
  • ShiftDay Job
  • TravelNo
  • Telecommuter PositionNo
  • Overtime StatusExempt

UnitedHealth Group is the most diversified health care company in the United States and a leader worldwide in helping people live healthier lives and helping to make the health system work better for everyone.

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