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Legal Staff Paralegal in Santa Clara, CA

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Company name

Fountainhead Law Group, PC

Organization Type

Law Firm

Job Type

Legal Staff

Years of Experience

4-6 yrs required


USA Santa Clara, CA

Posted on

Feb 13,2018

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Patent Prosecution Administration Specialist The candidate will work closely with the firm's patent attorneys and clients to provide case management support throughout all stages of the patent process. Will prepare and review technical/patent related documents, such as correspondence and filings covering all aspects of US patent prosecution. This will include editing applications, coordinating and communicating with clients, drafting correspondence, preparation of Information Disclosure Statements, assignment recordations, inventor declarations, application data sheets, continuing applications, etc. Review, report out, and docket office actions, notices of allowance, and other USPTO correspondence. Prepare documents for e-filing with the USPTO (includes applications, amendments, paying issue fees, paying maintenance fees). Manage all aspects international patent application process, including PCT applications, non-PCT direct country filings, and corresponding with foreign patent offices and associates, as needed. Responsible for docketing and work flow management of correspondence and action due dates to and from the USPTO and international filings. Keep current on client/matter histories, firm procedures and processes, and relevant patent prosecution best practices. Respond to attorney/clients' needs with a sense of urgency, ensuring resolution with appropriate follow-up. Organize and maintain client files. Support paralegal team overflow by providing secretarial/paralegal assistance, as requested. Bachelor's degree from four-year university is required. Paralegal certificate is preferred. Must have 4-6 years of patent prosecution support experience. Knowledge of USPTO patent prosecution procedures and processes is required.

Company info

Chad R. Walsh
Fountainhead Law Group, PC
900 Lafayette Street
Suite 301,
Santa Clara, CA 95050