Job Details

Legal Staff Paralegal in Westborough, MA

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Company name

Sanofi Group

Organization Type


Job Type

Legal Staff

Practice Area

Intellectual Property - Patent General

Years of Experience

Min 5 yrs required


USA Westborough, MA

Date Last Verified

May 08,2018

Posted on

Mar 14,2018

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Senior Patent Prosecution Support The candidate will work with and support patent attorneys with all aspects of patent management. Will communicate with attorneys, collaborators and outside counsel. Draft SOPs and procedures; review or validate –work of internal and external colleagues and partners, if necessary. Participate in projects as assigned when needed; and oversee administrative aspects of portfolio management. Independently execute the following tasks and responsibilities: review and prepare patent applications for filing with USPTO and WIPO via e-filing. Prepare and review formal documents, such as declarations, assignments and powers of attorney for submission to the USPTO, WIPO and foreign Patent Offices, initiate, prepare and review IDSs, preliminary amendments, instructions and other submissions in response to actions issued by Patent Offices. Generate and monitor attorney dockets to ensure all deadlines receive attention; maintain patent files, documents and online shared folders; prepare queries, reports and dockets from Memotech; Lead, train or direct other internal and external resources, if necessary. Provide administrative back-up to other Operations team members when needed, such as facilitating travel/meeting plans; organizing and reviewing expenses; answering department.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate should have Bachelor of Arts or a Bachelor of Science degree in legal, business or any other related field. Paralegal certification from an ABA approved program is considered. Should have 5+ years of experience in the patent administration/support field is. A paralegal certification could count as 2-3 years of experience Competency with a commercial docketing software and willingness to learn, Memotech is essential. Must have knowledge of US, PCT and general foreign filing processes, rules and regulations. Should be familiar with Private PAIR and PCT-Safe Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, particularly with Excel, PowerPoint, Visio and Sharepoint Workspace.

Additional info


Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Sanofi Group
55 Corporate Drive
Bridgewater, NJ 08807-5925