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Patent Paralegal

Company name

Law Firm Staff

Organization Type

Law Firm

Job Type

Legal Staff

Posted on

Aug 01,2018

Location

Chicago, IL
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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. Patent Paralegal Responsibilities: In cooperation with outside docketing vendor, manage attorney/agent dockets to ensure all deadlines are met in a timely manner. Review files and confer with attorneys/agents to discuss file status and upcoming deadlines. Prepare patent prosecution documents for filing U.S and foreign patents. Prepare and upload documents for filing. Draft client correspondence and maintain client files and contact information. Develop strong working relationships with clients and coordinate client communication. Assist attorneys/agents with the preparation and filing of applications, office action responses, IDSs and other related documents. Assist with the client billing process. Other administrative tasks and ad hoc projects, as assigned.

Qualifications: College degree preferred, paralegal certificate helpful. 5+ years of experience preparing and filing patent applications, office action responses, IDSs and related prosecution documents. Minimum of high school graduation. Ability to work with and take direction from multiple individuals, to communicate well in a remote setting, as well as the ability to work independently. Ability to learn new software programs. Good planning, prioritization, and organizational skills. Excellent administrative/secretarial proofreading skills, including attention to detail. Cooperation and the ability to collaborate in a team, including cross-office. Ability to problem solve and use sound judgment in dealing with highly confidential information. Excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills. Ability to work in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment. Positive and professional demeanor.

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