Paralegal – Patent Prosecution
Jones Day, a major international law firm seeks an experienced Patent Prosecution Paralegal.
Summary of Essential Duties and Responsibilities (other duties may be assigned):
The Patent Prosecution Paralegal is assigned to work primarily on specific patent prosecution cases/transactions, or to support attorneys whose practice involves specific areas of law. Responsibilities to include: preparing documents for filing at the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office, including transmittals information disclosure statements, and formal drawings; responsible for quality review and uploading of all submissions with the USPTO and WiPO; creating and updating IP portfolio family and status reports; obtaining copies of U.S. and foreign patents and patent publications; preparing formal documents, including powers of attorney, assignments and required declarations; drafting of various Requests/Petitions/Communications to the USPTO for attorney review; proofing filing receipts and U.S. and PCT publications, and U.S. notices of allowance.
- Four year college degree
- Minimum four years patent prosecution experience in a legal or corporate environment
- Paralegal certificate or equivalent
- Ability to work under pressure with or without direct supervision and ability to multitask
- Flexibility to work over time
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Jones Day is an Equal Opportunity Employer.