Patent Paralegal (Newark, NJ Office)

  • Newark, NJ

Compensation

: $54,585.00 - $86,320.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time

Industry

: Administrative/Clerical



Job Description

Patent Paralegal (Newark, NJ Office)

One of the oldest and largest firms in America is actively seeking a patent paralegal with two to three years law firm experience in both US and foreign prosecution for its office located in Newark, NJ.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES

  • Responsible for the preparation of IP documents, including:
  • Information Disclosure Statements
  • Declarations, Assignment, Power of Attorney forms for inventors signatures
  • Formal documents for filing with patent applications, Responses to Office Actions, and Issue Fee payments
  • Formal documents for filing with PCT applications
  • E-filing with the USPTO
  • Prepare legal correspondence and proofreading to ensure accuracy.
  • Communicate with clients in connection with obtaining signed documents for filing with the USPTO
  • Communicate with foreign attorneys with regard to international filing of patent applications
  • Answer telephone calls, transfer calls to the appropriate staff and take messages in their absence
  • Maintain attorney's docket and monitor deadlines
  • Daily mailing and filing responsibilities

RELATED DUTIES

  • Photocopy and collate documents for mailings
  • Compile and prepare reports and presentations

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • A minimum of two to three years law firm paralegal experience in the patent field.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of US and foreign patent prosecution procedures.
  • Comprehensive knowledge in the preparation of IP documents
  • Comprehensive knowledge of effective proofreading techniques.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of MS office.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of the USPTO website and electronic filing system
  • Knowledge of CPI docketing system.
  • Preparation of sequence listings a plus
  • Must be able to multi-task in an extremely fast paced environment.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Ability to type accurately and use a personal computer.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.

If you have the appropriate experience, we invite you to consider joining our team. Please send your resume and salary expectations.

Compensation will be commensurate with experience, salary is flexible.

*Referral fee applies only if and when the candidate referred to us is hired by the firm seeking candidates.

Thank you,

Ivonne Garcia

Recruiting / Account Management

...@alchemylegalrecruiting.com



* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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