Job Details

Ip Paralegal

Company name

TuSimple, Inc

Organization Type


Job Type

Legal Staff

Valid Through

Nov 14, 2020

Posted on

Aug 01, 2020

Years of Experience

Min 5 yrs required


San Diego, CA, United States

Employment Type



Practice Area
Intellectual Property >> Intellectual Property - Trademark/Copyright
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IP Paralegal
The candidate will be responsible for: Design and implement new policies, procedures and systems for IP operations and administration. Implement and manage docket database, as well as prepare patent docket reports and other IP portfolio reports. Own the daily processing of incoming and outgoing correspondence with US and foreign outside counsel, USPTO and foreign patent offices; administer and maintain file and records management. Prepare and file patent applications, responses to Office Actions, Information Disclosure Statements, and other correspondence with the USPTO. Organize and coordinate invention disclosure tracking, review and evaluation; manage administration of the patent award program. Support competitive intelligence and IP monitoring programs. Assist patent engineers, patent agents, and/or patent attorneys on patentability and FTO assessment, transactions, litigation, post-grant proceedings and other IP counseling matters. Track outside counsel and other legal budgets and expenses. Work closely with IP leadership and client groups to enhance working relationships and ensure compliance with established standards and procedures. Contribute to the identification of opportunities for continuous improvement of systems, processes, and practices to enable productivity improvement and cost reduction. Must have Bachelor’s degree and paralegal certification preferred but equivalent work experience will be considered. Should have 5+ years working experience as a patent paralegal, preferably in a corporate IP department. Knowledge of all areas of administrative support for a corporate patent law practice is critical. Must have proficiency in US, PCT and other country law as it relates to prosecution and deadlines. Should have experience using various software tools, including EFS and Private PAIR. Trademark or litigation experience preferred. Mandarin fluency desired.

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Company info

hiring coordinator
TuSimple, Inc
9191 Towne Centre Dr
STE 600
San Diego, CA 92122

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