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Legal Staff Paralegal in Philadelphia, PA

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Company name

University of Pennsylvania

Organization Type


Job Type

Legal Staff

Practice Area

Intellectual Property - General

Years of Experience

3-5 yrs required


Philadelphia, PA

Date Last Verified

Mar 20,2018

Posted on

Mar 19,2018

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Associate Ip Paralegal The candidate will be primarily responsible for supporting maintenance of the University’s IP portfolio, and maintaining technology and patent information in PCI’s database. Will track and manage patent prosecution workflow including communications between licensing officers, inventors, and outside counsel. They will be responsible for maintaining comprehensive records of upcoming actions and deadlines in the PCI database, docketing incoming patent correspondence, compiling detailed information about upcoming actions, creating reports on prosecution status, obtaining cost estimates and approvals of legal work, and interacting directly with inventors to obtain feedback and signatures on patent-related documents. The Associate IP Paralegal will also negotiate inter-institutional agreements, client billing agreements, confidential disclosure agreements and return of invention assignments. Will be responsible for managing deadlines, and ensuring that important information is being correctly communicated and recorded in the PCI database. An Associates Degree required, Bachelor’s degree strongly preferred. 3-5 years of related work experience or equivalent combination of education and experience required. Experience in IP law or Technology Transfer strongly preferred. Excellent verbal and written communication skills, team player, experience with technology transfer database software highly desirable. Experience with Microsoft Office Applications required.

Additional info

Reference Number 83-28259

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
University of Pennsylvania
133 South 36th Street
Suite 300
Philadelphia, PA 19104-3246