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Legal Staff Paralegal in Boston, MA

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Company name

Nixon Peabody LLP

Organization Type

Law Firm

Job Type

Legal Staff

Practice Area

Intellectual Property - Patent General

Years of Experience

Min 3 yrs required


USA Boston, MA

Date Last Verified

Mar 19,2018

Posted on

Mar 06,2018

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Patent Paralegal The candidate will participate as a team member in IP Group, and provides paralegal support to attorneys. Will report to the Paralegal Manager. Assist with file transfers and work with the various functional departments to close out transfers in accordance with firm procedures. Prepare a variety of routine correspondence such as reports, memos, client letters, status reports, reminders and administrative documents as required. Bachelor’s degree is required. 3+ years of patent prosecution and paralegal experience is required. Law firm experience is a plus Strong working knowledge of international and foreign filing patent processes is essential. Working knowledge of the USPTO's website, in particular, use of Private PAIR and EFS, and ability to research the various patent rules and regulations is essential. Working knowledge of popular Windows-based software applications, including Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook; document management systems (e.g., NetDocs, Hummingbird, iManage, PC Docs, etc.) is essential. Excellent organizational, interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills is essential. Must have experience with filing international and foreign patent applications worldwide, preparing and reviewing correspondence to and from foreign associates and clients regarding new applications, formal requirements, filing details, etc.; experience with preparing Assignments, Powers of Attorney and other formal documents, as needed; preparing letters to clients regarding upcoming due dates, notices, patent documents, etc.

Additional info

Job ID: 2315

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Nixon Peabody LLP
100 Summer Street
Boston, MA 02110