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Patent Prosecution Paralegal II The candidate will handle duties that include: Assistance with US and Foreign patent prosecution; Collaborating with US law firm counsel regarding patent prosecution matters; Preparing response drafts for US and foreign patent prosecution; Collaborating with foreign counsel regarding patent prosecution matters; Coordinating with attorneys regarding docket planning and workflow; Coordinating with the Patent Prosecution Team Leader regarding workload; Preparing and enduring compliance with Gilead IP Department Standard Operating Procedures and best practices including completion of internal checklists; Ensuring all outstanding docket items are addressed, reported to docketing and correctly reflected in CPI; Preparing and maintaining the IDS database and spreadsheets as needed; Reviewing issued US patents for accuracy and preparing certificates of correction as needed; Preparing complex correspondence for attorney review; Updating and maintaining complete electronic files for prosecution matters; Assisting with maintaining and updating internal patent prosecutions systems; Performing legal research as needed by attorneys; Collaborating with other Legal departments and personnel.
Qualification and Experience
The candidate must preferably requires minimum of a high school diploma and paralegal training. Must have paralegal certification. Must have minimum of 5 years of relevant experience in US and patent prosecution experience. Must have excellent verbal and written English skills. Must have notary certification or willingness and ability to obtain notary certification. Must have high proficiency in computer skills including Word, Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint, Adobe and Visio, etc. Should preferably have experience with the iManage document management experience. Experience with docketing systems (e.g., CPI) is preferred.
REF ID: R0005591
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