Patent Paralegal

Employer
Jobot
Location
Houston
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Jan 09, 2023
Closes
Jan 27, 2023
Practice
Litigation
Position
Paralegal
Contract Type
Permanent
International Law Firm w/ Great Culture & Teams seeks Patent Paralegal for busy IP Practice – WFH Flexible – Great Benefits

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Salary: $65,000 – $125,000 per year

A bit about us:

Top International Law firm that has a great culture and even better reputation seeks Patent Paralegal to join an amazing tight knit team.

This is a great opportunity to work with an amazing group of people at the top of their profession. Atmosphere is collegiate and a teamwork environment. Comp is based on experience and expectations.

Please only apply if you have Patent Paralegal Prosecution Experience. The successful candidate will be versed in all facets of patent prosecution, including U.S., PCT, non–PCT convention, and national stage filings.

Why join us?

Medical
Dental
Vision
401K
PTO
WFH Flexible
Bonus

Job Details

Knowledge and execution of US patent filings via EFS.
Knowledge and management of foreign patent prosecution and working with foreign agents.
Reviewing office actions and other communications from patent offices and reporting same to client.
Preparing office action response shells for attorney.
Preparing formal documents, forwarding to client for signature and filing with various patent offices.
Daily monitoring of docket and taking appropriate steps to clear deadlines.
Working closely with docketing staff to ensure all dates are docketed.
Communicating with USPTO personnel as needed. Handling and processing of foreign associate invoices.
Other tasks as assigned.
Requirements

Experience in patent prosecution and with a focus on filing US and foreign patent documents in a variety of countries.
Solid experience filing patent applications.
Ability to work independently and as part of a team with great attention to detail, interacting with all levels of firm personnel and with clients.
Ability to develop and document processes and procedures.
Ability to communicate effectively with a variety of foreign associates.
Strong knowledge of Windows–based software applications, including Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook; documents management systems, including Worksite (or iManage), docketing systems, such as CPi.
Excellent organizational, interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills.
Ability to take the initiative to accomplish objectives in a timely manner while demonstrating professionalism.
Knowledge of U.S. and foreign procedures and processes relating to patent prosecution and filing patent applications.
Experience working in a law firm environment.
Bachelor's degree and 2–5 years of experience with patent docketing and/or prosecution administration; or equivalent combination of education and experience with Intellectual Property filing and prosecution rules and regulations.

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