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IP Paralegal US and International

Company name

Organization Type

Law Firm

Job Type

Legal Staff

Date Last Verified

Jul 10,2019

Valid Through

Oct 23,2019

Posted on

Jun 29,2019

Years of Experience

Min 2 yrs required


Washington, DC, United States

Employment Type



Practice Area
Intellectual Property >> Intellectual Property - Trademark/Copyright
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IP Paralegal (U.S. and International)
Responsibilities: Support various intellectual property attorneys to provide excellent service to clients. Prepare and file patent applications and other responses. Prepare basic U.S., provisional, non-provisional, convention and design application documents, including transmittals, Application Data Sheet and drawings. Review and maintain a docket for timely reporting of communications to the client and foreign associates. Timely handling of various prosecution formalities. Complete basic formality documents for national filing requirements, including Powers of Attorney, assignments, and inventor declarations. Complete legalization of documents, as required; order priority documents and assignments from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office; obtain foreign priority documents. Review Notices of Allowance, prepare corresponding checklist, and report to client Consistently achieve 1500 billable hour requirement (including approved non-billable time). Perform additional duties as assigned.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: Must have a high school diploma (or equivalent), college degree and/or a paralegal certificate preferred. 2+ years’ experience in international and/or U.S. prosecution. Thorough knowledge of patent procedural requirements and USPTO practices required. Accurate minimum typing speed of 50 wpm.

Additional info

ID: 2019-1727

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Foley & Lardner LLP
3000 K Street
N.W. Suite 600
Washington, DC 20007-5109


"Great people, great pay"

Current Employee Legal Assistant in Tampa,FL City, - Reviewed on May 13, 2019

You all are doing a great job. I've heard some things that I know are obvious lies, but that's expected. Everyone can't be privy to everything.

Pros : There are so many great people working here. They are willing to share knowledge and help each other. The office tries to keep staff mingling and involved by frequent appreciation events. There is also a great benefits package.
Cons : You have to pay for your own parking. The firm has paid spots available in the building, but they are reserved for attorneys. Although most people agree the pay is good, let them make you an offer. This is not necessarily unique to this company, though. If you unknowingly low-ball yourself, they will accept it.
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Current or former employee? : Current Employee
Job type : Full time
Length of Employment : 1-2 years

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