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Patent Paralegal

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Organization Type

Law Firm

Job Type

Legal Staff

Years of Experience

Min 3 yrs required


Boston, MA

Date Last Verified

Mar 19,2018

Posted on

Mar 06,2018
Practice Area
Intellectual Property >> Intellectual Property - Patent >> Intellectual Property - Patent General
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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.

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Job ID: 2315

Company info

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


"A Fast Moving Firm"

Current Employee - Reviewed on December 18, 2017

It would be a good idea to try to make the work less boring somehow through changing the workflow or something.

Pros : Every day seems to go by here in a blur and it never feels like you are working at all.
Cons : The work itself can be kind of boring as it is almost automatic and requires nearly no thought at all.
Current or former employee? : Current Employee

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