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Patent Prosecution Paralegal

Company name

Organization Type

Law Firm

Job Type

Legal Staff

Date Last Verified

Jan 08,2020

Valid Through

Apr 22,2020

Posted on

Aug 07,2019

Years of Experience

Min 5 yrs required


Houston, TX, United States

Employment Type



Practice Area
Intellectual Property >> Intellectual Property - Patent >> Intellectual Property - Patent General
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Patent Prosecution Paralegal
Responsibilities: Work with team of attorneys to support domestic and foreign patent prosecution;Create electronic files, and maintain utility and design patent applications from filing to issuance; Highly competent and knowledgeable of U.S. Patent Office rules and procedures, including accessing, reviewing, and interpreting records on Private PAIR;Strong experience uploading and filing documents in Private PAIR under sponsorship account;Draft and file domestic, PCT, and Hague Convention applications;Draft communications to foreign correspondents and clients and follow up to ensure communications are timely sent/received; Draft responses to office actions to address basic or recurring issues; Draft Information Disclosure Statements;Record assignments with the U.S. Patent Office; Occasional database entry and maintenance; File docketing notices, track deadlines, and coordinate timely responses to office actions;Correspond with drafting services for preparation of utility and design patent drawings; General online research, calls to U.S. Patent Office about administrative and procedural questions, and other miscellaneous tasks to support patent team.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications:Bachelor's degree or paralegal certificate from an ABA approved program. 5+ years of extensive foreign and domestic trademark prosecution experience with knowledge of SEAGIS and CPI docket database. Excellent organizational skills, attention to detail, and ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects in a fast-paced, detail-oriented work environment. Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills (written and oral). Exhibit a high degree of initiative and independent judgment with excellent troubleshooting and follow-thru skills. Computer proficient with advanced skills in all Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, Explorer and Outlook) required. Knowledge and experience with database management and administration is preferred.

Additional info

Job id-1136

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
700 Milam Street
Suite 1400
Houston, TX 77002


"I am filing an H1 extension with these guys. worst people to work with they dont respond at all. "

Former Employee - Reviewed on June 17, 2019

I am filing an H1 extension with these guys. worst people to work with they dont respond at all.

Pros : Nothing is best from them.
Cons : I am filing an H1 extension with these guys. worst people to work with they dont respond at all.
Approve of the CEO[?] : Yes
Recommend this employer to a friend? : Yes
Business outlook for the next 6 months? : up
Current or former employee? : Former Employee
Last Year at Employer : 2017
Job type : Full time

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