Dallas, TX

IP Paralegal

Dallas law firm is seeking  a 3+ year Patent Prosecution Paralegal to support attorneys and patent agents in all aspects of Patent Prosecution work including foreign filings, US prosecution work and docketing. Ideal candidate will possess excellent communication skills both verbal and writing as well as the ability to conduct legal research and translate difficult concepts into simple terms. Strong, proven computer proficiency is required with particular knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint. Paralegal certification from an ABA approved school or bachelor’s degree in a field related to law, administration or liberal arts is required.

Knowledge/Experience Include:

  • Minimum of three years Patent Prosecution experience
  • Possess the ability to manage a multitude of tasks simultaneously
  • Knowledgeable in USPTO and foreign filing processes
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision

Responsibilities Include:

  • Foreign Filings
  • Coordinate and file all matters outside of the US
  • Communicate and coordinate with foreign counsel
  • Ensure responses are completed in a timely fashion
  • US Prosecution
  • Coordinate IDS preparation and tracking of references
  • Review the Notice of Allowance prior to payment of issue fee
  • Assist in preparation of declarations, certificates of correction and corrected filing receipts
  • File individual actions as needed
  • Docketing
  • Oversee tracking and maintenance of individual dockets
  • Update docket and ensure it is accurate
  • File intake and transfers
  • Prepare status reports and other client-requested reports/tasks
  • Maintain client correspondence
  • Assist in the performance of prior art searches and reports related to due diligence and clearance studies

Qualified applicants please send resumes and salary requests to:
Amanda Hamlett
amh@attorneyresource.com Job #10548