Job Details

Legal Staff Paralegal in Washington, DC

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Company name

McDermott Will & Emery

Organization Type

Law Firm

Job Type

Legal Staff

Practice Area

Intellectual Property - General

Years of Experience

Min 2 yrs required


Washington, DC

Date Last Verified

Aug 14,2017

Posted on

May 10,2017

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Intellectual Property Specialist The candidate will assist attorneys and others in rendering legal services to clients. Responsible for assisting in all procedural and substantive matters regarding foreign patents. Prepare new patent applications and other patent prosecution documents for filing at appropriate patent offices overseas, including gathering all necessary information from clients re same and monitoring and maintaining applications through issuance; Communicate with attorneys, as well as clients, local government agencies, embassies, and U.S. State Department officials regarding preparing and processing all paperwork necessary during pendency of patent applications; Communicate with foreign associates on initial filing requests and other correspondence during the prosecution of foreign applications. Prepare reports for clients regarding pending patent applications and granted patents; oversee accuracy and necessary follow-up on daily docket entries; maintain patent portfolios with supervising attorneys.

Qualification and Experience

Requirements: Bachelor's Degree and/or Paralegal Certificate. 2+ years related work experience. Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, and Word). Knowledge of international IP legal databases. Knowledge of docketing software. Strong written and verbal communication skills. Strong organizational skills. Strong client service skills. Ability to work under tight deadlines and prioritize responsibilities.

Additional info

Ref. No.: 2237

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
McDermott Will & Emery
600 13th Street, NW
Washington, DC 20005