employment type: full-time
Well-run IP firm is seeking an experienced Foreign Filing Paralegal.
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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.
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!
- Principals only. Recruiters, please don't contact this job poster.
- do NOT contact us with unsolicited services or offers
post id: 7224973398
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