Job Details

Patent Prosecution Paralegal

Company name

Yorkson Legal, Inc.

Organization Type


Job Type

Legal Staff

Years of Experience

Min 2 yrs required


New York City, NY

Posted on

Feb 10,2018
Practice Area
Intellectual Property >> Intellectual Property - General
  Employer Sponsored Job (Free to apply to)
5 hits


Patent Prosecution Paralegal The candidate must have Bachelor's degree or relevant work experience. Should have 2 + years for Intellectual Property Department. Docket U.S. Mail incoming and docket completion of responses filed. Prepare all forms for electronic filing with the USPTO; Electronically File documents with the USPTO; Report filings to clients. Filing provisional, design, divisional, continuation/in/part applications, and national phase U.S. applications; proofreading of patent applications, if needed: reporting same to clients. Tracking and preparing Declaration, Power of Attorney, and 3.73(b)/Assignment for U.S. applications with reminders if necessary; tracking and preparing all responses to Notices for missing parts or Corrected Application Papers, with reminders if necessary; recordation of assignments; requesting updated filing receipts when needed. Preparation of preliminary amendments, substitute specifications, forms for responses amendments to Restriction Requirements, Office Actions, and other miscellaneous communications (including Petitions) with the USPTO; reporting same to clients. Preparation, filing, and reporting of lnformation Disclosure Statements. Review and client reporting of the Notice of Publication, Issue Notification, Letters Patent: prepare Certificates of Correction. Tracking, preparing, filing, and reporting all responses to Notice of Allowance/issue fees, with reminders if necessary. Client Status reports- both U.S. and foreign- as requested. Maintain PTO Customer Nos.; maintain atty individual PKI certificates as needed. Familiarity with procedures for billable time in time tracking program such as CD Entry, CPI docketing program, and Filesite a plus. Also, familiarity with Microsoft Word and Excel and electronic filing with the USPTO required. Should have ability to organize and prioritize numerous tasks and complete them under time constraints. Must have ability to proofread material for contextual, grammatical, typographical or spelling errors. Interpersonal skills necessary in order to communicate in person, by e-mail and telephone and follow instructions effectively from a diverse group of clients, attorneys and staff and provide information with ordinary courtesy and tact. Should have thorough knowledge of patent docketing procedures. Thorough knowledge of U.S. patent prosecution procedures and PTO rules and forms is needed.

Company info

Greg Breck
Yorkson Legal, Inc.
800 Second Avenue
Suite 804
New York City, NY 10017

Similar Jobs:

Trademark Prosecution Paralegal The candidate will assist with preparing, filing and managing U.S. trademark applications. Will assist with managing large trademark portfolios. Perform trademark searches and reports using databas...
Trademark Prosecution Paralegal The candidate will prepare and file online trademark applications, maintenance documents and renewals. Will communicate with brand managers and/or licensees for specimens of use and other informati...
Trademark Prosecution Paralegal The candidate must have excellent research skills.