Job Details

IP Patent Paralegal

Company name

Yorkson Legal, Inc.

Organization Type


Job Type

Legal Staff


USD 80000

Years of Experience

Min 5 yrs required


New York City, NY

Posted on

Jan 31,2018
Practice Area
Intellectual Property >> Intellectual Property - Patent >> Intellectual Property - Patent General
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IP Patent Paralegal The candidate will prepare and file patent application formalities on a client’s behalf. Will deal with the different formalities and procedures of the various Patent Offices throughout the world. Handle certain objections raised by those Offices. Contact applicants/clients to obtain information as needed to prepare patent applications. Prepare all transmittal cover sheets, assignments, declarations, information disclosure statement, etc., for final review and approval by supervisory patent attorney. Assemble literature references for information disclosure statements that are submitted to the PTO. Maintain contact with applications/clients to keep them apprised of the status of the patent application and to obtain any materials/information that are relevant to the prosecution of the patent application. Write many necessary documents arising during patent prosecution (i.e., preliminary amendments, amendments/shells, some petitions, certificates of correction, etc.), which are reviewed by supervisory patent attorney prior to submission to PTO. Manage New York docket of active patent cases to ensure all are handled in a timely fashion. Coordinate intake and opening of new patent prosecution matters. Track and record client-billable time as required to meet minimum billable our requirements. Prepare, maintain, coordinate and manage annuities for foreign patent applications. Perform special projects, as assigned. Review and reporting of correspondence received from (U.S. and foreign) patent office(s). Must have excellent organizational and writing skills. Should have 5+ years of experience and must have graduated from a four-year college or university with a bachelor’s degree, and certificate of completion from a paralegal training program, American Bar Association (ABA) approval preferred.

Additional info

Job ID: 4637. Send resume.

Company info

Diane Amato
Yorkson Legal, Inc.
800 Second Avenue
Suite 804
New York City, NY 10017

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