The Mosaic Company Paralegal – Intellectual Property in Plymouth, Minnesota
Are you our next Paralegal – Intellectual Property?
The Paralegal – Intellectual Property will provide support to the Mosaic Law Department on a wide variety of intellectual property and legal compliance matters in North America. This role will be responsible for directly supporting Mosaic’s intellectual property processes, provide paralegal support for contracts and litigation, and perform legal research as assigned.
What will you do?
Intellectual Property Support: Participate in all aspects of and provide support for Mosaic’s global patent and trademark processes with a core set of administrative tasks and responsibilities. Support Mosaic attorneys and business units with patent and trademark dockets, including vetting and taking action on deadlines and regulatory requirements. Support due diligence activities in connection with M&A activity, including post-closing integration and administration. Review due diligence and respond to due diligence requests. Appropriately escalate issues to assigned Mosaic attorneys and external counsel.
Contracts and Litigation Support: Review and draft complex contract documents, which can include purchase order and service agreements, software licensing agreements, confidentiality agreements and other appropriate documents. Provide general litigation support for Mosaic North America, which can include assessing cases, investigating and determining facts, coordinating discovery, monitoring case progress and bringing cases to closure.
Legal Research and Projects: Perform legal and factual research and investigation using research databases and other resources as assigned by attorneys. Lead and participate in projects as assigned. Other miscellaneous job duties as assigned.
What do you need for this role?
Two or four-year paralegal degree required
Bachelor’s degree with paralegal certificate preferred. Major in law or related field preferred.
3+ years of paralegal experience supporting intellectual property matters within a law firm or a corporate law department
For those candidates without an associate’s or bachelor’s degree, 6+ years of paralegal experience supporting intellectual property matters within a law firm or a corporate law department.
Contract support experience a plus.
Strong computer skills, which includes proficiency with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook).
Strong verbal, written and listening communication skills
Strong interpersonal, coaching and influencing skills
Demonstrated leadership and relationship-building skills are required
Ability to handle highly confidential and sensitive information
Ability to effectively work and create effective partnerships with employees at all levels within the organization
Ability to adapt to a continually changing business and work environment and manage multiple priorities
Demonstrated critical thinking and decision making skills
Demonstrated ability to lead groups towards consensus
Demonstrated problem-solving and analytical skills
Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
Mosaic is an Equal Opportunity Employer that values the strength diversity brings to the workplace.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status.
Mosaic participates in the US E-Verify program.
Must be legally authorized to work in the United States
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The Mosaic Company
The Mosaic Company is the world's leading integrated producer and marketer of concentrated phosphate and potash. We employ more than 15,000 people in six countries and participate in every aspect of crop nutrition development.
We conduct our work with integrity and excellence, and we strive to be a thoughtful neighbor in each of our operating communities. We use our financial resources, expertise and innovative spirit to demonstrate our shared commitment to good corporate citizenship.
The Mosaic Company (NYSE:MOS) is a Fortune 500 company headquartered in Tampa, Florida.
At Mosaic, we believe success comes when we make smart choices about our stewardship of the environment, how we engage our people, and the way we manage our resources. We’re committed to maintaining a safe, healthy and respectful work environment for our workforce. And we’re dedicated to ensuring Mosaic is a place where people are proud to work and grow.
Mosaic is always looking for bright, passionate individuals who are motivated by our purpose, and who want to build their careers with a global leader in agriculture. We offer a competitive salary and benefits, as well as meaningful career development opportunities.