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Legal Staff Paralegal in King of Prussia, PA

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Company name

Arkema Group Social Media Hub

Organization Type

In-House

Job Type

Legal Staff

Practice Area

Intellectual Property - General

Years of Experience

Min 5 yrs required

Location

USA King of Prussia, PA

Date Last Verified

Feb 15,2018

Posted on

Dec 15,2017

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Paralegal, Intellectual Property The candidate will maintain patent and trademark databases and dockets for all pending and granted patents and trademarks, including constructing and generating reports requested by attorneys and business units. Maintain Intellectual Property support: review and recommend activities, technologies or processes to enhance productivity and reduce costs. Review, docket and assignment of correspondence from the U.S. and foreign patent offices worldwide. Deliver correspondences to appropriate attorney and make suggestions, when appropriate, on required response. Correspond with foreign agents on various patent matters including responsibility of all patent annuities. Review patent family files for examination reports and prior art citations. Provide foreign agents with results of the foregoing. Instruct Administrative Assistants to prepare and file supplemental information disclosure statements with the U.S. Patent Office based on foreign examination reports. Review formal papers for new patent applications to be filed in U.S. Patent Office for completeness and accuracy. Keep abreast of changes to patent and trademark laws to maintain knowledge of changes in the administrative procedures required. Manage the docketing of invention disclosures. Assist with divesture, acquisition, name change and assignment matters as they relate to intellectual property. Prepare the Intellectual Property Department Monthly Report. Provide information to business units regarding budgeting of patents and trademarks. Initiate and carry out the foreign filing process, including the filing of foreign patent applications. Correspond and follow-up with business unit management and foreign agents. Handle the payment of annuities required to maintain Foreign Patent portfolios. Monitor and request funding for USPTO Deposit Account. Perform trademark searches and provide opinions on availability to the business units. File new trademark applications worldwide and renew of existing registrations. Prepare responses and documents required for responding to trademark office actions worldwide. Review Trademark Gazettes and watch service notices for possible infringements of trademarks. Assist outside counsel in trademark infringement proceedings. Maintain the title of trademarks in the U.S. and worldwide, including recording name changes and assignments. Should have Associate's degree with 5+ years of intellectual property paralegal experience OR High school diploma with 10+ years of intellectual property paralegal experience. Paralegal certificate preferred. Professional image and accountability required.

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Req Id: 27821

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Arkema Group Social Media Hub
900 First Avenue
4 Andar - Bairro Moema
King of Prussia, PA 19406