IP Specialist

Employer
Legal Placements, Inc.1
Location
Washington, DC
Posted
Sep 15, 2017
Closes
Sep 20, 2017
Function
Accountant, IT
Industry
Law
Hours
Full Time
A leading international law firm with a diversified business practice is seeking a talented IP Specialist to join their office in Washington, DC. As an IP Specialist, you will assist attorneys and others in rendering legal services to clients and will be responsible for assisting in all procedural and substantive matters regarding foreign patents. The main duties of this role are: IDS, notice of allowance, issue fees, new apps, and correcting ADS. The successful candidate will prepare new patent applications and other patent prosecution documents for filing, communicate with all members of the team regarding preparing and processing all paperwork necessary during pendency of patent applications, and other duties as necessary. The applicant must have a Bachelor's degree and/or Paralegal certificate to be qualified for the role and a minimum of strong two years of prosecution experience. The ideal candidate will have strong knowledge in Microsoft Office Suite, International IP legal databases, and docketing software. Qualified candidates, please direct your resumes to Kimberly Weathers at [Click Here to Email Your Resume]. Thank you. Bachelor's Degree and/or Paralegal Certificate Preferred At least 2 years related work experience 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 Strong organizational skills Strong client service skills