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Intellectual Property Paralegal

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Organization Type

Law Firm

Job Type

Legal Staff

Years of Experience

Min 1 yrs required


Milwaukee, WI

Date Last Verified

Jan 30,2018

Posted on

Dec 19,2017
Practice Area
Intellectual Property >> Intellectual Property - General
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Intellectual Property Paralegal Responsibilities: Learn all phases of the patent process and procedures. Prepare and maintain docket. Assist registered practitioners with filings with US Patent Office. Assist registered practitioners with communications with foreign counsel. Communicate with the USPTO. Open new clients and matters and follow all appropriate procedures for this process. Enter data for new cases in appropriate database and task the appropriate attorney for all deadlines. Check CPI Database and keep updated. Run all appropriate docket reports on weekly and monthly basis. Enter incoming and outgoing correspondence into CPI docketing system daily. Print and docket correspondence from PAIR receive daily. Prepare and send quarterly annuity/MF letters to clients. Research and review files, databases and other resources to obtain information. Organize docket deadlines. Effectively prioritize daily workload based on available time and deadlines. Assist timekeepers with managing priorities, deadlines and docket. Organize and maintain files. Take an interest in client matters and gain background knowledge about clients and their businesses. Take lead on preparing client correspondence and substantive patent prosecution documents. Analyze and identify resources to increase efficiency and add value to services we provide.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: Bachelors’ Degree required. Experience in all phases of the patent process and familiarity in the U.S. Patent Office is preferred. General understanding of patent docketing procedures is preferred. Interest and ability to work in a fast-paced, demanding environment Positive attitude and good people skills. Excellent written, oral and e-mail communication skills. Ability to problem-solve and make practical decisions. Must be a self-starter with the ability to work independently. Must take initiative and be comfortable working in a deadline driven environment. Ability to prioritize and handle/complete multiple tasks with competing deadlines. Outstanding customer service/interpersonal skills. Strong technology skills including proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint. Exceptional organizational skills. Strong attention to detail with a commitment to accuracy. Excellent grammar, spelling, vocabulary and language skills. Efficient, flexible and patient. Ability to display complete discretion and tactfulness with confidential information.

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Hiring Coordinator
Reinhart Boerner Van Deuren s.c.
1000 North Water Street
Suite 1700
Milwaukee, WI 53202


"This Is a Firm Where You Will Get to Know Your Coworkers and Make Friends For Life"

Current Employee - Reviewed on August 04, 2017

Overall this is a good place to work, with employees and staff who care about you as a person.

Pros : There is definitely a family atmosphere at this firm. You will make friends with your colleagues and share birthday and baby showers with them.
Cons : The firm is known for demanding a lot of your time on weekends. You will spend a lot of time away from family and maybe even major holidays such as Christmas will be spent at the office.
Current or former employee? : Current Employee

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