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Legal Staff Paralegal in Abbot, IL

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Company name

Abbott

Organization Type

In-House

Job Type

Legal Staff

Practice Area

Intellectual Property - General

Years of Experience

Min 6 yrs required

Location

Abbot, IL

Date Last Verified

Apr 30,2018

Posted on

Mar 15,2018

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Supervisor Paralegal The candidate will negotiate intellectual property contract language for the following Agreements: Confidentiality, Research Study, Clinical Study, Material Transfer, Service, Speaker, and others. Will also take a first pass for review of License and Supply Agreements. Responsible for coordinating Patent Review Committee meetings and preparing reports for new inventions disclosures, foreign filing decisions, EP allowances, and annuity decisions. Assist with various project work including License Royalty reviews, Freedom to Operate tracking, Template Committee, training on IP provisions of Agreements, and others as needed. Assist with legal research, conducting legal and competitive research, and develop standard operating procedures for the benefit of certain areas of the patent function. Should have 6+ years of experience in an intellectual property legal support function. Must have an advanced understanding of the patent application process and an appreciation for the legal, business, and budgetary impact of various milestones between new invention disclosures, patent application filing, and finally to patent expiration. Patent portfolio making updates as appropriate is needed. Must be self motivated and detail-oriented with high work standards. Must have excellent organization, interpersonal, with strong oral and written communication skills. High level of discretion, maturity and ethical integrity. Proficient in Microsoft Office Suites including Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and IManage (document repository) is needed. Experience in IP Manager, USPTO, PAIR, Total Patent, EPO on-line, and others are needed.

Additional info

JOB ID: 30880593

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Abbott
100 Abbott Park Road
Abbot, IL 60064-3500
Phone: 224-667-4913