We have an immediate need for an Patent IP Paralegal/Legal Assistant at a leading law firm conveniently located in center city. This is a temp position expected to last 4 months or so possibly longer.
Job Duties Include:
Work independently to manage docket and ensure attorneys are able to meet all deadlines.Regularly update docketing department regarding actions taken.
Prepare patent applications and prosecution documents including, but not limited to, amendments, responses, communications, Information Disclosure Statements and appropriate transmittal forms during all stages of patent prosecution.
Prepare and file applications and USPTO correspondence via EFS Web.
Prepare client matter request forms for new cases, follow up to ensure signed Engagement Letters are received.
Correspond with US and foreign clients and foreign associates re: routine prosecution issues, acknowledging correspondence received and reviewing documents received for completeness.
Prepare manual invoices to send to clients and associates.
Draft email correspondence to be revised and sent by the attorney.
Utilize IPDAS software to generate prosecution documents and manage prior art.
Make travel arrangements.
Job Requirements Include:
Please email your resume and salary requirements for immediate consideration.