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Intellectual Property Paralegal

Job Details

Hiring Organization Foley & Lardner LLP
Post Name Intellectual Property Paralegal
Qualification Must have a high school diploma (or equivalent); college degree and/or a paralegal certificate from a school approved by the ABA is preferred.
Industry Private
Employment Type Full Time
Work Hours 8 Hours
Salary USD 30 To USD 35 Per Hour
Location Chicago, Illinois, United States 60654

Overview

The Intellectual Property (Patent) Paralegal will be responsible for managing client portfolios, including all filings and correspondence for both US, PCT, and foreign prosecution of assigned clients. This entails creating, revising, and filing all prosecution documents in US and PCT applications, corresponding with foreign associates regarding all aspects of foreign prosecution, and timely reporting official correspondence concerning the same

Responsibilities

  • Support various intellectual property attorneys to provide excellent service to our clients
  • Prepare and file, or instruct, on all aspects of US, PCT, and foreign prosecution
  • Draft formality documents, attend to document legalization (where necessary), comply with priority document requirements
  • Review and maintain a docket of associated deadlines of assigned clients
  • Timely report official communications to the client and foreign associates
  • Consistently achieve 1500 billable hour requirement (including approved non-billable time)
  • Perform additional duties as assigned

Qualifications

  • A minimum of three (3) years of experience in international, PCT, and US prosecution required
  • Must have a high school diploma (or equivalent); college degree and/or a paralegal certificate from a school approved by the ABA is preferred.
  • If residing in California must meet the requirements to be a Paralegal as defined by the State of California.
  • Thorough knowledge of patent procedural requirements of USPTO practices required
  • Must have excellent attention to detail, strong organizational and prioritization skills, and the ability to meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment

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