IP Paralegal (Evenings)
Well-known global law firm with dynamic Intellectual Practice is currently seeking an evening Intellectual Property Paralegal. This individual can be located in any of the following offices: Boston, Washington D.C., Detroit, Chicago, Madison, Milwaukee, Los Angeles, San Diego, or Palo Alto. Required working hours will be between 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm, with a lunch break in between. The evening IP Patent Paralegal will be responsible for the creation, revision, and filing of US and PCT prosecution documents, and will provide overflow filing support for all Foley offices. This position will support various intellectual property attorneys in various offices to provide excellent service to our clients. The IP Patent Paralegal will be responsible for reviewing and maintaining a docket, for timely reporting of communications to the clients and foreign associates, and for timely handling of various prosecution formalities. This is a position with an annual 1500 billable hour requirement. Candidate must have at least two (2) years’ experience in U.S. and/or international prosecution and a high school diploma or a paralegal certificate or a Bachelor’s Degree. Thorough knowledge of patent procedural requirements and USPTO practices required. The position requires excellent attention to detail, strong organizational and prioritization skills with the ability to meet deadlines in a fast paced environment. Analytical thinking and problem solving skills are essential. Ability to work both independently and in a team environment is a must. Strong customer service orientation and oral and written communication skills to effectively interact with all tiers of personnel and clients are essential. A working knowledge of Microsoft products and an accurate minimum typing speed of 50 wpm are also required.
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