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Legal Staff Paralegal in Chicago, IL

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Company name

Banner & Witcoff, Ltd

Organization Type

Law Firm

Job Type

Legal Staff

Practice Area

Intellectual Property - General

Location

USA Chicago, IL

Date Last Verified

Mar 01,2018

Posted on

Feb 28,2018

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IP Assistant / IP Paralegal The candidate will assist with the drafting and filing of various legal documents related to patent prosecution including IDS - information disclosure statements. Will prepare and forward client reporting letters for various official correspondence. Maintain knowledge of specific client requirements and needs for filing and reporting of documents. Maintain file integrity and assist in monitoring compliance with due dates. Provide follow-up service regarding due dates to clients by telephone, e-mail or letters. Prioritize workload to meet filing deadlines and due dates. Interact with staff and legal personnel on a daily basis. Maintain filing docket as necessary for work assignments. Miscellaneous other duties as assigned by supervisor or manager. Complete assigned work in a careful, expeditious and professional manner. Maintain a high quality work product. Ability to schedule work to meet deadlines and perform job responsibilities under pressure efficiently, productively and in a professional manner. Previous law firm, IP, professional services environment, and/or paralegal experience is preferred. Bachelor’s degree required. Must have strong organizational, written and oral communication skills. Should preferably have solid proofing skills and understands the need for producing error-free work results. Experience with MS Word and Excel required.

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Hiring Coordinator
Banner & Witcoff, Ltd
Ten South Wacker Drive
Suite 3000
Chicago, IL 60606-7407