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Senior Patent Prosecution Support Paralegal

Company name

Sanofi Group

Organization Type

In-House

Job Type

Legal Staff

Years of Experience

2-3 yrs required

Location

Cambridge, MA

Date Last Verified

Apr 17,2018

Posted on

Apr 04,2018
Practice Area
Intellectual Property >> Intellectual Property - Patent >> Intellectual Property - Patent General
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Senior Patent Prosecution Support Paralegal The candidate will work with and support patent attorneys with all aspects of patent management; Communicate with attorneys, collaborators and outside counsel; Draft SOPs and procedures; review or validate –work of internal and external colleagues and partners, if necessary. Participate in projects as assigned when needed; and oversee administrative aspects of portfolio management. Independently execute the following tasks and responsibilities: review and prepare patent applications for filing with USPTO and WIPO via e-filing; prepare and review formal documents, such as declarations, assignments and powers of attorney for submission to the USPTO, WIPO and foreign Patent Offices, initiate, prepare and review IDSs, preliminary amendments, instructions and other submissions in response to actions issued by Patent Offices; generate and monitor attorney dockets to ensure all deadlines receive attention; maintain patent files, documents and online shared folders; prepare queries, reports and dockets from Memotech; Lead, train or direct other internal and external resources, if necessary. Provide administrative back-up to other Operations team members when needed, such as facilitating travel/meeting plans; organizing and reviewing expenses; answering department. A Bachelor of Arts or a Bachelor of Science degree in legal, business or any other related field is preferred. Apart from these educational requirements, a plus will be considered a paralegal certification from an ABA approved program. At least five years of experience in the patent administration/support field is required. A paralegal certification could count as 2-3 years of experience Competency with a commercial docketing software and willingness to learn, Memotech. Knowledge of US, PCT and general foreign filing processes, rules and regulations. Familiar with Private PAIR and PCT-Safe Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, particularly with Excel, PowerPoint, Visio and Sharepoint Workspace.

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Hiring Coordinator
Sanofi Group
640 Memorial Drive
Cambridge, MA 02139

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