IP Paralegal

Robert Half
Bethesda, MD
Jan 15, 2021
Jan 26, 2021
Full Time
Ref ID: 04510-9502815588Classification: ParalegalCompensation: $25.00 to $40.00 hourlyThe Senior Paralegal (Intellectual Property) will be responsible for the creation, revision, and filing of prosecution documents. The position requires excellent attention to detail, strong organizational and prioritization skills with the ability to meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment. The ideal candidate will have a high level of analytical thinking and problem solving skills. A working knowledge of Microsoft products and the 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.Responsibilities:* Support various intellectual property attorneys to provide excellent service to our clients* Prepare and file patent applications and other responses* Prepare basic US, provisional, non-provisional, convention and design application documents, including transmittals, Application Data Sheet and drawings* Review and maintain a docket for timely reporting of communications to the client and foreign associates* Timely handling of various prosecution formalities* Complete basic formality documents for national filing requirements* Complete legalization of documents, as required; order priority documents and assignments from the US Patent and Trademark Office; obtain foreign priority documents* Review Notices of Allowance, prepare corresponding checklist, and report to client* Perform additional duties as assignedJob Requirements:Qualifications:* Must have a high school diploma (or equivalent), college degree and/or a paralegal certificate preferred* Minimum of 3-5 years' experience in international and/or US prosecution* Thorough knowledge of patent procedural requirements and USPTO practices requiredPlease send your resume directly to Patrick Doherty at patrick.doherty@roberthalflegal.comRobert Half Legal matches legal professionals and consultants with remote or on-site jobs on a full-time, project and temporary basis, serving both law firms and corporate legal departments. We also provide teams for complex projects, including litigation, eDiscovery, data privacy, and mergers and acquisitions. Our experienced staffing professionals can promote you to employers and advocate on your behalf. We provide access to top jobs, competitive compensation and benefits, and free online training. For more opportunities, get the Robert Half app and receive instant notifications when our AI matches your skills and experience with jobs. When you work with us, you're working with the best. Robert Half has been recognized as one of FORTUNE's "Most Admired Companies" every year since 1998 and was named to Forbes' inaugural list of America's Best Temporary Staffing Firms. Questions? Call your local office at 1.888.490.5592. All applicants applying for US job openings must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Benefits are available to temporary professionals. Visit https://roberthalf.gobenefits.net/ for more information. (C) Robert Half Legal. An Equal Opportunity Employer. M/F/Disability/Veterans. Robert Half is not a law firm and does not provide legal representation. Robert Half project attorneys do not constitute a law firm among themselves. By clicking "Apply Now," you're agreeing to Robert Half's Terms of Use (www.roberthalf.com/terms-of-use).

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