General Purpose: Assist the attorneys and patent agents in all aspects of patent prosecution work with a primary focus on filing with PCT and working with foreign associates.
Duties & Resposibilities:
- Prepare Information Disclosure Statements (IDS) and coordinate tracking of references.
- File individual actions as needed.
- Review the Notice of Allowance prior to payment of issue fees.
- Assist in preparation of formal documents, certificates of correction and corrected filing receipts.
- Report to client.
- Communicate with our docketing team to ensure individual attorney dockets are updated.
- Participate in the processing of client intakes.
- Prepare status reports and other client-requested reports/tasks.
- Assist in the performance of prior art searches and reports related to due diligence and clearance studies.
- Communicate and coordinate with foreign counsel for all filings.
- Ensure responses are correctly completed in a timely manner.
- Handle filings with USPTO via e-filing (EFS web), WIPO, and some EPO
- Report to client and maintain correspondence.
- At least 2-3 years of proven patent prosecution experience.
- Must be knowledgeable in USPTO and PCT filing processes.
- Foreign filing experience is preferred.
- Experience with Foundation IP is highly preferred.
- Strong reviewing & proofreading skills as well as writing (spelling, grammar and punctuation).
- College degree, paralegal certification, or equivalent experience.
Offering a highly competitive base salary and comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental, vision, short & long term disability, life insurance, paid time off, paid holidays, 401k, profit sharing, annual bonus, and more.
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