Patent Paralegal

Employer
G2 Legal Limited
Location
London
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Nov 28, 2023
Closes
Dec 26, 2023
Practice
Litigation
Position
Paralegal
Contract Type
Permanent

Are you an experienced Patent Paralegal looking to take your career to the next level? Our client, one of the leading Intellectual Property (IP) firms in the industry, is seeking a skilled and dedicated Patent Paralegal to join its dynamic team. With a reputation for excellence and a commitment to innovation, our client offers a unique opportunity for professionals in the field of IP law.

Our client has a prestigious team with a history of delivering high–quality legal services in the field of patents. Known for its commitment to client success and innovative approach to legal practice, our client stands out as a leader in the IP industry. This is your chance to become a part of a dedicated team and grow in your IP career.

Key Responsibilities:

As a Patent Paralegal at our client's firm, you will play a pivotal role in supporting patent fee earners within the organisation (specifically in the software, AI, and quantum groups.) Your responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

• Instructing overseas associates for patent and design filings and responses

• Preparing cost estimates for clients

• Reporting filing, prosecution, and grant communications to clients, and providing draft reporting for fee earner approval

• Utilising IP management systems such as Inprotech for efficient workflow

• Collaborating with clients, attorneys, and administrators to manage client portfolios

• Ensuring legal requirements are met for patent filings, including obtaining legal documents

• Handling administrative tasks such as diary management, invoicing, and document proofing

Candidate Requirements:

• A minimum of 2 years of experience as a Patent Paralegal

• A CIPA qualification

• Strong organisational skills and the ability to work under pressure while maintaining accuracy

• Proactive team player with the capacity to work autonomously when necessary

• Excellent written and oral communication skills, including client–facing interactions

• Familiarity with electronic records and billing systems is a plus

• A readiness to work additional hours occasionally to meet deadlines