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IP Paralegal (U.S. and International

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Organization Type

Law Firm

Job Type

Legal Staff

Years of Experience

Min 2 yrs required

Location

Washington, DC

Date Last Verified

Aug 11,2017

Posted on

Jun 22,2017
Practice Area
Intellectual Property >> Intellectual Property - Patent >> Intellectual Property - Patent General
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IP Paralegal (U.S. and International) The candidate will be responsible for the creation, revision, and filing of prosecution documents. Support various intellectual property attorneys to provide excellent service. Will be responsible for reviewing and maintaining a docket, for timely reporting of communications to the client and foreign associates, and for timely handling of various prosecution formalities.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate must have 2+ years’ experience in international and/or US prosecution and a high school diploma, although a bachelor’s degree and/or a paralegal certificate is preferred. Thorough knowledge of patent procedural requirements and USPTO practices required. Should have excellent attention to detail, strong organizational and prioritization skills with the ability to meet deadlines in a fast paced environment. Analytical thinking and problem solving skills are essential. Ability to work both independently and in a team environment is a must. Strong customer service orientation and oral and written communication skills to effectively interact with all tiers of personnel and clients are essential. A working knowledge of Microsoft products and an accurate minimum typing speed of 50 wpm are also required.

Note: This is a position with an annual 1500 billable hour requirement.

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