Patent Paralegal

Employer
Jobot
Location
Austin
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Sep 01, 2023
Closes
Sep 22, 2023
Practice
Litigation
Position
Paralegal
Contract Type
Permanent
Innovative Technology Company seeks Patent Paralegal to Join Growing Legal Team! Stellar Benefits! Remote Work! Great Bonus

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Salary: $75,000 – $100,000 per year

A bit about us:

Innovative Technology Company Focused on Smart Cars

Why join us?

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Job Details

We are seeking a highly skilled and motivated Patent Paralegal to join our dynamic team in the scientific industry. As a Patent Paralegal, you will play a crucial role in supporting our intellectual property (IP) activities, ensuring our patents are protected and our innovation is secure. This is a permanent position that offers a competitive salary and benefits package.

Responsibilities:
  • Conduct comprehensive IP research to identify existing patents, trademarks, and copyrights that may impact our inventions and innovations.
  • Prepare and file patent applications with the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), ensuring compliance with all relevant regulations and guidelines.
  • Manage and maintain the patent docketing system, tracking important deadlines, responses, and correspondence related to patent prosecution.
  • Collaborate with attorneys and inventors to review and analyze patent claims, prior art, and other relevant documents to support patent prosecution efforts.
  • Assist in the preparation of legal documents, including patent assignments, licensing agreements, and non–disclosure agreements.
  • Conduct contract review and provide recommendations to ensure compliance with IP laws and regulations.
  • Support corporate governance activities, including entity management and maintenance of corporate records.
  • Stay up–to–date with changes in patent laws and regulations, providing guidance and training to internal stakeholders as needed.

Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree in a scientific or technical field is preferred.
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience as a Patent Paralegal or equivalent role in a scientific or technology–focused organization.
  • Strong knowledge of patent laws and regulations, particularly in the United States.
  • Proficiency in USPTO filings and procedures, including filing patent applications, responses, and maintenance fees.
  • Experience with patent docketing systems and software, ensuring accurate and timely tracking of patent prosecution activities.
  • Excellent research skills, with the ability to conduct comprehensive IP research using various databases and resources.
  • Familiarity with contract review and corporate governance activities, ensuring compliance with legal and regulatory requirements.
  • Detail–oriented and highly organized, with the ability to manage multiple projects and deadlines simultaneously.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively with attorneys, inventors, and other stakeholders.
  • Ability to work independently and proactively, demonstrating a high level of initiative and problem–solving skills.

Join our innovative and fast–paced team, where you will have the opportunity to make a significant impact on our IP strategy and contribute to the success of our scientific industry. If you have the required experience and qualifications, we invite you to apply for this exciting and rewarding position.

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