IP Docketing Specialist, Hybrid

Capitol Recruiters Inc.
United States
Sep 15, 2023
Sep 21, 2023
Trademark Agent
Contract Type
IP Docketing Specialist for prominent global law firm in Washington, DC. This is a hybrid position. This role is responsible for assisting the Docketing Manager with the day–to–day assigned duties/functions relating to supervising the patent and trademark prosecution dockets.

Responsibilities: Docketing incoming domestic and foreign patent and trademark prosecution correspondence. Processing data input of deadlines and other docket information into the Clarivate/CPA Global Inprotech system. Reviewing USPTO communications/documents for accuracy. Calling attention to errors requiring correction. Establishing future deadlines and alerting attorneys to deadlines as appropriate. Preparing, routing, and distributing weekly docket deadline information for domestic and foreign patent and trademark cases to designated recipients. Notifying and following up, as appropriate, with attorneys and other personnel regarding applicable deadlines to be cleared from dockets. Reviewing PTO filing receipts for accuracy, clearing the daily docket, and establishing the next set of status and/or deadline dates.
Position Requirements: Bachelors degree or equivalent experience. At least two years of experience in support of patent and/or trademark prosecution practice. Prior experience with patent and trademark prosecution associated software. Excellent organizational, communication, and administrative skills. Ability to maintain confidential/sensitive information. Ability to prioritize and manage time effectively. Possess reliability, dependability, and motivation. Excellent problem–solving skills. Ability to work in a fast–paced environment while exhibiting a strong attention to detail is paramount. Exceptional client service, both internal and external. Availability and willingness to work overtime hours, as necessary. Salary commensurate with experience.