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Patent Prosecution Paralegal #29352

Patent Prosecution Paralegal

Salary: $80K - $115K

3+ years of proven patent prosecution paralegal experience required

A leading international law firm located in Boston is seeking a Patent Prosecution Paralegal. In this role, you will provide support to attorneys in rendering legal services to clients along with assisting in all procedural and substantive matters regarding foreign patents.

Responsibilities 

  • Patent Prosecution Paralegal will prepare U.S. and non-U.S. new patent applications and all related formal patent documents for filing at appropriate U.S. and Foreign Patent Offices, including gathering all necessary information from clients re same and monitoring and maintaining applications through issuance
  • Prepare and file Information Disclosure Statements
  • Oversee accuracy and necessary follow-up on daily docket entries to maintain patent portfolios
  • Communicate with attorneys, as well as clients, local government agencies, embassies, and U.S. State Department officials regarding preparing and processing all paperwork necessary during pendency of patent applications
  • Communicate with foreign associates on initial filing requests and other correspondence during the prosecution of foreign applications

Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree and/or Paralegal Certificate required
  • 3+ years of proven patent prosecution paralegal experience 
  • Strong knowledge of all phases of the U.S. and Foreign patent process
  • Experience in filing International applications is required
  • US and foreign experience preferred
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, and Word)
  • Knowledge of international IP legal databases
  • Knowledge of docketing software
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Strong client service skills
  • Ability to work under tight deadlines and prioritize responsibilities

Categories: Direct Hire|Legal Jobs, Region| Metro Boston - Massachusetts

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