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Legal Staff Paralegal in Philadelphia, PA

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Company name

Cozen O'Connor

Organization Type

Law Firm

Job Type

Legal Staff

Practice Area

Contract Law
Corporate - M&A
Intellectual Property - Patent General

Location

Philadelphia, PA

Date Last Verified

Sep 10,2018

Posted on

Aug 02,2018

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Patent Paralegal Candidate will handle: Domestic and international patent research, prosecution and maintenance. Interact with foreign counsel, in-house counsel and other client contacts. Prepare and assist in the preparation of all relevant written communications and IP documents. Provide support to attorneys for Non-Disclosure and other agreements; Assist in developing or updating agreement templates. Manage patent estates including requesting and distributing reports in advance of review meetings, assemble related records. M&A support including: perform due diligence; coordinate document tracking and databases; Collect, organize, track and execute on implicated patent properties; Provide closing and post-closing support when required. Assist in updating docketing system where necessary. Assist the supervising attorneys to ensure that all docket dates and all related patent deadlines are met. Prepare filing instructions to foreign associates for filing of foreign patent applications, name changes, Assignments, payment of renewal fees, and annuities. File PCT applications and their national phase components. Prepare Replies to Invitations to Correct, Requests for Recordal of a Change, Information Disclosure Statements, Powers of Attorney and Assignments. Recordal of Assignments, Mergers and Name Changes. Prepare foreign filing cost estimates. Legalization of documents. Patent litigation: support patent litigation group regarding business-relevant hold orders when patent litigation commences. Timely filing of all correspondence in the document management system. Bachelor’s degree is required and a paralegal certificate is preferred.

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Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Cozen O'Connor
One Liberty Place
1650 Market Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103