Job Details

Patent Paralegal

Company name

Organization Type

Law Firm

Job Type

Legal Staff

Date Last Verified

Jun 24,2019

Valid Through

Oct 07,2019

Posted on

Jun 17,2019

Years of Experience

1-5 yrs required


Washington, DC, United States

Employment Type



Practice Area
Intellectual Property >> Intellectual Property - Patent >> Intellectual Property - Patent General
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Patent Paralegal
Duties: Review and manage docket for deadlines, must have the ability to prioritize and re-prioritize tasks on an ongoing, immediate basis, understand docket and deadlines and action needed on each file; inform working attorney of deadlines; preparation of weekly docket reports. Monitor dockets and manage filings utilizing the PAIR system. Assist attorneys in responses to office actions and patent portfolio management. Preparing and providing docket and status reports for clients. Support attorneys in patent prosecution.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree required. 1-5 years’ work experience in a law firm environment, or related professional experience. Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite, including MSWord, Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.; working knowledge of FileSite document management system is a plus. Proficiency in utilizing the Internet, Adobe Acrobat, U.S. Patent Office Electronic Filing System, EPCT; experience with legal research tools preferred. Knowledge of USPTO rules and procedures. Ability to effectively utilize digital litigation support and electronic document production applications. Ability to work effectively with a wide range of individuals. Ability to organize and prioritize numerous tasks so as to perform essential duties of the position under time constraints and with frequent interruptions. Ability to proofread materials for contextual, grammatical, typographical or spelling errors. Ability to work well in high pressure environments. Ability to operate standard office equipment such as computer, photocopiers and fax. Must have strong organizational, decision-making skills and problem-solving skills. Must be reliable and a self-starter.

Additional info

Ref. PATEN01278

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Baker Botts LLP
1299 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20004
Fax: 202-639-7890


"A Five Star Firm"

Current Employee - Reviewed on December 16, 2017

Approach your work with an open mind and they will do everything they can to help you out to be successful.

Pros : Baker Botts LLP is a wonderful law firm and I'm so glad I made the choice to join their family. They treat me better than any place I've worked.
Cons : The hours can be hard and demanding. The work is very difficult, but it's very rewarding.
Current or former employee? : Current Employee

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