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Foreign Filing Paralegal (Washington, DC)

compensation: DOE
employment type: full-time

Well-run IP firm is seeking an experienced Foreign Filing Paralegal.

The position is remote to start but training will be in the office. Things will be re-evaluated in 2021.

SUMMARY: This position will be responsible for providing support to the Firm’s Clients and Attorneys related

to International patent applications.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

 Manage foreign patent applications for clients with attorney supervision;

Prepare correspondence related to foreign patent applications to clients and Foreign associates;

Prepare conversion deadline letters to client and prepare cost estimates;

Prepare PCT International Applications and process PCT Forms from WIPO and report to clients;

Prepare National Applications and PCT National Phase applications for forwarding to Foreign Associates,

monitor applications and report to clients;

Prepare formality documents and obtain legalized documents for filing in foreign Patent Offices;

Process Letters Patent documents and report to clients; and

Work with annuity service to pay client patent renewal.

QUALIFICATIONS:

2-3 years of foreign filing experience;

Knowledge of PCT and foreign patent rules and procedures required;

Excellent verbal and written communication skills required;

Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint; Outlook, etc.); document management

systems (e.g., iManage, etc.); and Adobe PDF file format;

Excellent organizational skills and strong attention to detail;

Ability to effectively communicate and work with people at all levels; and

Bachelor’s degree preferred.

Core hours are Monday through Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., including one hour for lunch. Must be flexible to work additional hours.

Excellent benefits and great manager to work with!

 
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