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Patent Prosecution Paralegal

Company: Careerbuilder-US
Location: Washington
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

Are you an experienced patent prosecution paralegal looking for a challenging opportunity to further develop your skills and work with a top-ranked international law firm? Our firm is seeking a Patent Prosecution Paralegal to join our Intellectual Property Department in our Washington, DC office.

As a valued member of our team of attorneys, paralegals, and support staff, you will provide high-quality support for all types of U.S. and foreign patent activities under the supervision of attorneys. You will work collaboratively with other team members to ensure a high level of service to both internal and external clients.

Essential Job Functions:

Assist in filing U.S., PCT, and foreign regional patent applications and responses , both electronically and on paper
Overall support for all aspects of portfolio management
Correspond with foreign associates and prepare reporting letters to clients
Review and manage docket for deadlines and understand the docket and deadlines for each file
Assist in patent filing strategy discussions and due diligence
Utilize Case Assistants or contract resources to prepare and file Information Disclosure Statements
Maintain accurate daily time records for client billing purposes


Minimum of five years of experience as a patent prosecution paralegal or comparable position
Four-year degree or equivalent law firm experience preferred
Familiarity with USPTO procedures, rules, and requirements
Strong proficiency with technology, including Microsoft Office Suite applications, Adobe Acrobat, and other internet research tools
Excellent organizational skills and the ability to work independently, prioritize assignments, and handle multiple projects simultaneously
Strong written and oral communication skills and the ability to compose routine correspondence
Ability to maintain confidentiality of client information
Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and perform well under pressure
Strong work ethic, flexible, dependable, and positive can-do attitude

This is a full-time, regular position with a hybrid work schedule that includes in-office work days as well as remote work days. We offer a multi-faceted health benefit package, life insurance, short-term disability plans, and retirement plans in addition to holidays and paid time off. The pay range for this position in Washington, DC only is $45.89 to $68.87 per hour.

Don't miss out on this opportunity to work with a top-ranked international law firm that values diversity, inclusion initiatives, and commitment to the community. Apply today to join our team!

Keywords: Careerbuilder-US, Washington DC , Patent Prosecution Paralegal, Legal , Washington, DC

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