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You don’t need to be a trademark attorney to do great trademark work, discovers Tom Phillips.
When Jeremy Kaufman, vice president of IP at Netflix started out, he worked at a law firm.
While there, he noted a clear “upstairs-downstairs vibe” between trademark attorneys and paralegals.
“Trademark attorneys for the most part had their own offices and paralegals didn’t,” recalled Kaufman. “Trademark attorneys had their own meetings and paralegals were not invited.
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