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IP Project Manager

Company name

Organization Type

Law Firm

Job Type

Legal Staff

Years of Experience

Min 3 yrs required


Saint Louis, MO

Date Last Verified

Mar 20,2018

Posted on

Jan 31,2018
Practice Area
Intellectual Property >> Intellectual Property - Trademark/Copyright
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IP Project Manager Duties: Experience managing the end-to-end project management of large-scale patent and trademark related projects . Focus on process improvements, organization and management of a large number of files. Responsible for receiving all incoming and outgoing patent and trademark physical and electronic transfers into firm. Manages each step of the transfer from communicating with the client, General Counsel, attorneys, accounting, records department, IT, US and foreign docketing, administrative staff. Asks targeted questions to identify client requirements. Lead action plans against gaps and clear roadblocks. Responsible for outstanding deadlines during transfer process. Responsible for checking accuracy of chain of title for each transferred file . Prepare and file Power of Attorney forms, 3.73 Statement of Assignee using PAIR for each transferred file. Purging of physical and electronic documents. Communicate with the USPTO. Responsible for obtaining new customer numbers and maintaining 60+ numbers. Responsible for obtaining new and maintaining attorney PKI Certificates. Administrator of USPTO Financial Manager.

Qualification and Experience

Requirements: A Paralegal Certificate or a degree in Paralegal/Legal Studies or related field is preferred. Patent & trademark paralegal certificate preferred. 3+ years of project management experience and 5 years of experience working as a IP Paralegal or Legal Assistant in a law firm environment is required. Proven track record of project management and substantial intellectual property experience will be considered. Proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel. Experience in patent management software (e.g. Computer Packages Inc.). Strong consulting, analytical and problem solving skills. Solid organizational and time management skills. Ability to communicate effectively with both technical and non-technical individuals. Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with strict deadlines. Ability to work flexible hours/a flexible schedule to accommodate projects as needed. Professional demeanor and ability to work well with others within the firm and as part of a team, consistent with firm’s mission of “exceeding expectations through teamwork and excellent client service”. Must be a self-starter who is driven to identify and act on opportunities for improvement in efficiencies in the delivery of highest quality professional services.

Additional info

Ref. No.: 1270

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Armstrong Teasdale LLP
7700 Forsyth Boulevard
Suite 1800
Saint Louis, MO 63102


"A Staple Firm"

Former Employee - Reviewed on December 18, 2017

Give people a chance to get raises instead of bleeding employees every few years when they leave for better pay.

Pros : This firm seems to have everything that you would expect from a decent firm without any real fluff to distract.
Cons : The pay here is merely average and you are better off leaving after a few years to raise your wages as you likely won't ever get a raise.
Current or former employee? : Former Employee

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