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Intellectual Property Paralegal

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Law Firm

Irvine, CA, United States

Intellectual Property Paralegal

Legal Staff

2-4 yrs required

Full-time

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## Senior IP Assistant or Patent Paralegal at Procopio

Procopio, Cory, Hargreaves & Savitch LLP's is looking for a Senior IP Assistant or Patent Paralegal to join their dynamic group. The candidate should have 4+ years of US IP prosecution experience plus 2+ years of legal administrative support experience. Our best candidates will have strong skills in MS Office, as well as proficiency in USPTO (Patent Center, EFS-Web, PAIR, ePCT, TEAS, EPAS, ETAS) systems. Familiarity with time entry and IP docketing systems is preferred. Associate or Bachelor degree is preferred but not required. This role requires a candidate to have a very strong attention to detail while juggling multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment.

**Responsibilities of Senior IP Assistant or Patent Paralegal**
- Preparing and filing US applications, Information Disclosure Statements, formal documents, office action responses, issue fees, and other standard IP prosecution documents
- Preparing and filing WIPO applications and formal documents; filing responses and other standard IP prosecution documents
- Coordinating international application filings with foreign associates, including formal documents, office action responses and other standard IP prosecution documents
- Reviewing incoming USPTO, WIPO, and foreign IP office communications and reporting to client
- Docket management, including coordinating with attorneys to address deadlines; communicating with the Docketing Department; and preparing various docket reports
- Participation in Quality Control review of the team’s USPTO filings, both pre-submission and post-submission
- Tracking and entering time spent on billable projects
- Handle other billable and non-billable related tasks and duties as requested

**Compensation**

Typical pay range for the Senior IP Assistant or Patent Paralegal is from $75,000 – $115,000 annual depending on experience. We offer significant bonus opportunities for IP Assistants of all levels of experience. If your pay expectation is outside this range, we still encourage you to apply.

**Benefits**

Procopio offers generous total compensation packages. Bonuses are awarded in recognition of individual and firm performance. Full-time employees can participate in our comprehensive benefit program includes:
- Medical (HMO/PPO plans)
- Dental (HMO/PPO plans)
- Vision, including options for flexible spending/health savings accounts
- Firm-paid and supplemental life and disability insurance
- Employee Assistance Program
- Incentives for wellness program participation
- 401k profit-sharing program after 12 months of consecutive employment
- Paid holiday, vacation, and sick days

**Diversity and Inclusion**

Procopio is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and encourages applications from women, people of color, persons with disabilities, lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender individuals. Procopio Rises Above and has made a strong commitment to diversity and inclusion; we condemn the discrimination of applicants by race, religion, color, national origin, age, sex, gender, sexual orientation, disability or any other characteristic protected by law.

**Join the Procopio Team**

Procopio, Cory, Hargreaves & Savitch LLP's is an established law firm with a great reputation. The firm was again named to the . News – Best Lawyers® Best Law Firms list, with the Patent Law group receiving a Metropolitan Tier 1 ranking. Procopio attorneys and practice groups are routinely named to various legal rankings lists, including Chambers and Partners®, Martindale-Hubbell®, and Super Lawyers®. Earlier this year Procopio was certified for the second straight year by Diversity Lab as a Mansfield Plus firm for actively advancing attorneys of color, LGBTQ+ and lawyers with disabilities to leadership roles.

If you consider yourself skilled at handling a high volume of work with sound judgement and you have the skills and experience described above, Procopio wants to hear from you. This is a hybrid in-office/work-from-home position located in one of our California offices (Silicon Valley strongly preferred).

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Medical, dental, vision, flexible spending/health savings accounts, life and disability insurance, Employee Assistance Program, wellness program, 401k profit-sharing program, paid holiday, vacation, and sick days

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Strong attention to detail, Proficiency in MS Office, Familiarity with USPTO systems, Time management, Team-oriented, Sound judgement

Associate or Bachelor degree preferred but not required

Submit resume and cover letter through company website

Qualification and Experience Associate or Bachelor degree preferred but not required

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75000 to 115000
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2-4 yrs required

Full-time

Legal

Feb 22, 2024

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## Senior IP Assistant or Patent Paralegal at Procopio

Procopio, Cory, Hargreaves & Savitch LLP's is looking for a Senior IP Assistant or Patent Paralegal to join their dynamic group. The candidate should have 4+ years of US IP prosecution experience plus 2+ years of legal administrative support experience. Our best candidates will have strong skills in MS Office, as well as proficiency in USPTO (Patent Center, EFS-Web, PAIR, ePCT, TEAS, EPAS, ETAS) systems. Familiarity with time entry and IP docketing systems is preferred. Associate or Bachelor degree is preferred but not required. This role requires a candidate to have a very strong attention to detail while juggling multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment.

**Responsibilities of Senior IP Assistant or Patent Paralegal**
- Preparing and filing US applications, Information Disclosure Statements, formal documents, office action responses, issue fees, and other standard IP prosecution documents
- Preparing and filing WIPO applications and formal documents; filing responses and other standard IP prosecution documents
- Coordinating international application filings with foreign associates, including formal documents, office action responses and other standard IP prosecution documents
- Reviewing incoming USPTO, WIPO, and foreign IP office communications and reporting to client
- Docket management, including coordinating with attorneys to address deadlines; communicating with the Docketing Department; and preparing various docket reports
- Participation in Quality Control review of the team’s USPTO filings, both pre-submission and post-submission
- Tracking and entering time spent on billable projects
- Handle other billable and non-billable related tasks and duties as requested

**Compensation**

Typical pay range for the Senior IP Assistant or Patent Paralegal is from $75,000 – $115,000 annual depending on experience. We offer significant bonus opportunities for IP Assistants of all levels of experience. If your pay expectation is outside this range, we still encourage you to apply.

**Benefits**

Procopio offers generous total compensation packages. Bonuses are awarded in recognition of individual and firm performance. Full-time employees can participate in our comprehensive benefit program includes:
- Medical (HMO/PPO plans)
- Dental (HMO/PPO plans)
- Vision, including options for flexible spending/health savings accounts
- Firm-paid and supplemental life and disability insurance
- Employee Assistance Program
- Incentives for wellness program participation
- 401k profit-sharing program after 12 months of consecutive employment
- Paid holiday, vacation, and sick days

**Diversity and Inclusion**

Procopio is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and encourages applications from women, people of color, persons with disabilities, lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender individuals. Procopio Rises Above and has made a strong commitment to diversity and inclusion; we condemn the discrimination of applicants by race, religion, color, national origin, age, sex, gender, sexual orientation, disability or any other characteristic protected by law.

**Join the Procopio Team**

Procopio, Cory, Hargreaves & Savitch LLP's is an established law firm with a great reputation. The firm was again named to the . News – Best Lawyers® Best Law Firms list, with the Patent Law group receiving a Metropolitan Tier 1 ranking. Procopio attorneys and practice groups are routinely named to various legal rankings lists, including Chambers and Partners®, Martindale-Hubbell®, and Super Lawyers®. Earlier this year Procopio was certified for the second straight year by Diversity Lab as a Mansfield Plus firm for actively advancing attorneys of color, LGBTQ+ and lawyers with disabilities to leadership roles.

If you consider yourself skilled at handling a high volume of work with sound judgement and you have the skills and experience described above, Procopio wants to hear from you. This is a hybrid in-office/work-from-home position located in one of our California offices (Silicon Valley strongly preferred).



Qualification and Experience

Associate or Bachelor degree preferred but not required

Min Salary/Max Salary
USD 75000 to 115000 Annually

Additional info

Submit resume and cover letter through company website

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