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IP Patent Paralegal

Company: Careerbuilder-US
Location: Washington
Posted on: September 24, 2022

Job Description:

IP Patent Paralegal - Job Information - An intellectual property paralegal who works in intellectual property law, such as copyright, patent, or trademark law. We are seeking an Intellectual Property Patent Paralegal/Specialist in one of our offices to provide legal support on a variety of tasks focused on patent matters, including gathering of preliminary technical information for patent assessment, monitoring deadlines for various domestic and foreign patent activities, and handling routine activities in connection with the maintenance and protection of domestic and foreign patents. The person will also assist with the docketing of U.S. and foreign patent matters, including patents, license agreements, and related contested matters. Basic Job Description - Coordinates domestic and international filings with the USPTO and foreign law offices and/or other foreign entities. - Maintains docket system of due dates for actions including responses, renewals, oppositions, Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT) requirements and payment of patent annuities in foreign countries. Prepares and files various documents with the USPTO or foreign counsel. Prepares and records assignments. Prepares correspondence to clients. Prepares status summary reports for attorneys and clients. Reviews and takes action on correspondence received from foreign associates. Obtains legalizations and certifications. Researches and compiles information pertaining to national and international patent rights including searches of USPTO records, industry databases and general legal research. Job Requirements:Requirement(s): - - - - - - - - - Bachelor's degree or -paralegal -certificate preferred. - - - - - - - - - 2+ year of experience - - - - - - - - - Authorized to work in US - - - - - - - - - Knowledge of and familiarity with U.S. and foreign patent work (prosecution, maintenance and renewals). - - - - - - - - - Strong computer literacy, including proficiency in Word, Excel, and the ability to work with Innovation, PATTSY, Lexis/Nexis, and other research databases. - - - - - - - - - Must be a problem solver, willing to work and think with independence, handle confidential information with discretion, and accept responsibility for producing work that is consistently complete and accurate. - - - - - - - - - Exceptional organizational skills, highly versatile and adaptable and able to multi-task in a pressured environment. - - - - - - - - - Ability to handle a high volume of work and work through projects with minimal supervision. - - - - - - - - - Strong attention to detail and follow-up skills. - - - - - - - - - Strong interpersonal and teamwork skills. - - - - - - - - - Excellent work ethic and a commitment to professionalism. - - - - - - - - - Willingness to learn and use new research materials and practice tools. Salary is very competitive The Employment Crew and it's clients are EEOC compliant.

Keywords: Careerbuilder-US, Washington DC , IP Patent Paralegal, Other , Washington, DC

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