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Legal Staff Paralegal in Philadelphia, PA

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Company name

Legal E

Organization Type

Recruiter

Job Type

Legal Staff

Practice Area

Intellectual Property - Patent General

Years of Experience

Min 5 yrs required

Location

Philadelphia, PA

Posted on

Mar 30,2018

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Patent Paralegal The candidate will manage file patent documents with the USPTO such as new applications, declarations, assignments, information disclosure statements, issue fee payments and related filings. Will file international (PCT) applications, PCT amendments and Demands for International Preliminary Examination. Instruct international counsel to enter the national phase of PCT applications in jurisdictions. Instruct international counsel to file utility and design patent applications in jurisdictions. Oversee international patent prosecution matters from filing to grant including payment of annuities or interfacing with clients regarding payment of annuities. Communicate with the firm’s attorneys and clients regarding all aspects of patent prosecution matters. Work with Docketing department to prepare status and docket reports for clients. Maintain accurate electronic records for client matters, and ensure integrity of Docketing department’s records. Process incoming files transferred to the firm, and prepare files for transfer out of the firm. Capture billable time in the firm’s timekeeping system. Maintain current knowledge of USPTO, PCT and international patent laws and practices.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate should have 5+ years of patent filing and prosecution experience and in-depth knowledge of patent filing and prosecution practices in the USPTO, PCT and in major jurisdictions worldwide. Proficiency with MS Office and Document Management Systems such as iManage is required. Should be able to work independently in a high-volume, deadline-driven, service-oriented environment. Strong communication skills is required.

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Hiring Coordinator
Legal E
1001 Connecticut Avenue, NW
Suite 225
Washington, DC 20036
Phone: 202-319-1500
Fax: 703-319-7070