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Wickliffe Ohio Full Time Posted: Saturday, 9 November 2019
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The Lubrizol Corporation, a Berkshire Hathaway company, is a market-driven global company serving customers in more than 100 countries. We own and operate manufacturing facilities in 17 countries, as well as sales and technical offices around the world. Through our global sales and manufacturing networks, we are able to deliver the products and services our customers need, where and when they need them.

At Lubrizol, our mission is straightforward: We improve lives as an essential partner in our customers' success, delivering efficiency, reliability or wellness to their end users. Read the cover story in Smart Business Magazine to learn how Lubrizol plans to advance its growth.


The Lubrizol Corporation, headquartered in Wickliffe, OH, has an opening for an Intellectual Property Paralegal to support Lubrizol's global business.


  • Assist with all aspects of U.S. and foreign patent application filings, prosecutions, registrations and maintenance.
  • Draft documents for recordation of assignment, name changes, address changes and meeting country specific requirements for patents and trademarks.
  • Actively maintain and input into electronic filing system such as Sharepoint IP databases and CPI databases.
  • Interface with in house attorneys and internal business group clients regarding IP matters.
  • Communicate with foreign associates in writing and by phone regarding IP matters.
  • Assist with due diligence review of IP portfolios.
  • Perform trademark searches and Internet investigations regarding search results, including using the Corsearch and Westlaw trademark database.


  • Minimum of 5 years paralegal experience in patents and trademarks
  • Bachelor's or Associate's degree preferred
  • Paralegal certificate preferred
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and be comfortable with significant client and outside counsel interaction
  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to prioritize, manage, and complete multiple projects under time constraints
  • Ability to work collaboratively and adapt to changes in systems or procedures
  • Proficient knowledge of software and hardware including CPI, Sharepoint, Word, Excel, Access and Outlook
  • Highest ethical standards and personal integrity

Lubrizol Benefits

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Competitive salary with performance based bonus plans

401K Match plus Age Weighted Defined Contribution Plan

Competitive medical, dental & vision offerings

Health Savings Account

With multiple facilities in and around Cleveland, Ohio, Lubrizol is located in one of the largest economic regions in the United States. For the last seven years Lubrizol has been named one of the top workplaces in Northeast Ohio, and in 2016 was judged as the number one workplace by Northeast Ohio's annual Top Workplaces survey . Buzzing with business, culture, knowledge and entertainment, Northeast Ohio is a vibrant place for people of all ages and walks of life to live, learn, work and play. This region offers a little bit of everything for everyone - ethnically-diverse communities, affordable housing, award-winning schools and universities, world-class healthcare, indoor waterparks and zoos, ski resorts, museums, halls of fame, one of the longest water-fronts in the country, and the most concentrated square mile of art, cultural, education and health institutions in the nation. From making your heart race at Cedar Point, to attending a professional sporting event or biking or hiking through over the 100,000 acres of state parks, to catching a Broadway show at Playhouse Square - the second largest performing arts center in the country, you can make it happen right here in Cleveland, Ohio .

Lubrizol is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, color, national origin, citizenship, age, religion, marital status, military service, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity, or any other characteristic or trait protected by federal, state, or local law.

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Wickliffe Ohio, United States of America
Lubrizol Corporation
Lubrizol Corporation
11/9/2019 6:11:09 AM

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