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Foreign Filing Paralegal

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Law Firm

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Legal Staff

Location

Boston, MA

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Jun 27,2017
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Law Firm Staff brings you up to date and high quality legal staff openings in law firms and in-house legal departments of business organizations. In addition, we help solo attorneys hire experienced personnel from the legal industry. We not only have the best law firm staff positions, but we also have the most. Foreign Filing Paralegal The candidate will work closely with the attorneys, technology specialists, and staff to ensure that the clients foreign intellectual property is protected and all foreign requirements are anticipated and satisfied. Provide exceptional client service (internal and external) and deliver a consistently high-quality work product. Proactively manage a foreign patent prosecution docket ensuring all deadlines are met in an efficient, timely manner. Communicate appropriate information to Docketing daily and respond as soon as possible to all Docketing inquiries. Work closely with attorneys, technology specialists, and staff to prepare and file PCT, foreign, and US national phase patent applications and formal papers as needed. Prepare correspondence/documents to send to clients, foreign associates, the US Receiving Office, and international patent offices. Work directly with clients to obtain executed assignments, declarations, powers of attorney and other documents. Prepare foreign patent cost estimates. Prepare formal papers, and other miscellaneous documents as needed. Prepare client reporting letters, foreign attorney instruction letters. Learn, adhere to, and uphold firm standards and procedures. Maintain remarks section in CPi. Communicate directly with clients, foreign attorneys, USPTO and International Bureau of WIPO under the direction of a patent attorney or agent. Double check work product before presenting to attorney for review, and again before sending or filing. Ensure that client-matter numbers are opened according to the IP Section s guidelines and before work is started. Timely review and forward annuity information to the Annuity Coordinator, and foreign attorney invoices to Finance. Maintain neat and orderly foreign patent files. Record time daily in DTE and strive to meet billable target. Perform additional responsibilities as requested.

The candidate should have Bachelor s degree. Must have 1-3 years of patent prosecution experience in a law firm. Solid experience and working knowledge of PCT and foreign patent rules, filing requirements, and forms required. Experience working in PAIR and e-filing with the USPTO Receiving Office. Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written. Strong attention to detail, analytical abilities, and resourcefulness.

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