Patent Paralegal (Hybrid)

Feb 02, 2023
Feb 09, 2023
Contract Type
HYBRID – Patent Paralegal / Intellectual Property / / AmLaw 50

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Salary: $60,000 – $100,000 per year

A bit about us:

We are an AmLaw 50 and our Business Law Department has an excellent opportunity for a Patent Paralegal, who will be directly involved with providing high–level service for our clients and attorneys. This position requires transactional experience with commercial closings, lender–side financing transactions and related corporate work. The candidate selected will provide assistance with all aspects of commercial real estate transactions, including project management with multiple priorities.

The ideal candidate will be in the Houston, Dallas, Austin, San Diego, Silicon Valley, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Milwaukee, Madison, Miami, or Washington DC office.

Why join us?
  • Top benefits
  • 401K / match
  • Great compensation package
  • Work life balance / flexibility
  • Industry leader
  • Great leadership

Job Details

The Intellectual Property Paralegal will be responsible for managing client portfolios, including all filings and correspondence for both US, PCT, and foreign prosecution of assigned clients. This entails creating, revising, and filing of all prosecution documents in US and PCT applications, corresponding with foreign associates regarding all aspects of foreign prosecution, and timely reporting of official correspondence concerning the same. The position requires excellent attention to detail, strong organizational and prioritization skills, and the ability to meet deadlines in a fast–paced environment. The ideal candidate will be highly adaptable, proactive, and have a high level of analytical thinking and problem solving skills. A strong working knowledge of Microsoft products and comfort level with technology are essential. The ability to work both independently and in a team environment is a must. Strong customer service orientation and oral and written communication skills to effectively interact with all tiers of personnel and clients are integral.

  • Support various intellectual property attorneys to provide excellent service to our clients
  • Prepare and file, or instruct, on all aspects of US, PCT, and foreign prosecution
  • Draft formality documents, attend to document legalization (where necessary), comply with priority document requirements
  • Review and maintain a docket of associated deadlines of assigned clients
  • Timely report official communications to the client and foreign associates
  • Consistently achieve 1500 billable hour requirement (including approved non–billable time)
  • Perform additional duties as assigned

  • Minimum of two (2) years' experience in international, PCT, and US prosecution
  • Must have a high school diploma (or equivalent); college degree and/or a paralegal certificate from a school approved by the ABA is preferred
  • If residing in California must meet requirements to be a Paralegal as defined by the State of California.
  • Thorough knowledge of patent procedural requirements of USPTO practices required
  • Accurate minimum typing speed of 50 wpm

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