Robert Half Legal Patent Prosecution Paralegal in Northern Suburbs, Illinois

For immediate consideration, please send resumes directly to Elana Harris at elana.harris@roberthalflegal.com The Patent Prosecution Paralegal will handle domestic and foreign patent application filings, formal papers, prosecution and dockets for a team of Intellectual Property Attorneys. The candidate must have at least three years of legal experience, preferably in Intellectual Property. Strong attention to detail and the ability to multi-task and manage deadlines in a fast-paced environment is required. Responsibilities:

  • Preparing patent filing and prosecution documents, electronic filing at both the USPTO and PCT Receiving Offices.

  • Assist with foreign assignment recordation and new entity acquisition.

  • Preparing Filing all legal documents and correspondence associated with patent application preparation, filing and prosecution for submission to USPTO, foreign patent offices and outside counsel.

  • Maintaining and entering data into IP Manager docket database.

  • Ensuring documents are complete, accurate and organized.

  • Preparing Information Disclosure Statements for filing with the USPTO.

  • Processing incoming patent office documents and correspondence from foreign counsel.

  • Preparing and attending to legalization of assignments and power of attorney documents and ensuring formality requirements are met for each patent case.

  • Managing docket deadlines for multiple attorneys.

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Req ID: 01300-9500775195

Functional Role: Paralegal

Country: USA

State: IL

City: Northern Suburbs

Postal Code: 60062

Compensation: DOE

Requirements: For immediate consideration, please send resumes directly to Elana Harris at elana.harris@roberthalflegal.com The Patent Prosecution Paralegal will handle domestic and foreign patent application filings, formal papers, prosecution and dockets for a team of Intellectual Property Attorneys. The candidate must have at least three years of legal experience, preferably in Intellectual Property. Strong attention to detail and the ability to multi-task and manage deadlines in a fast-paced environment is required. Responsibilities:

  • Preparing patent filing and prosecution documents, electronic filing at both the USPTO and PCT Receiving Offices.

  • Assist with foreign assignment recordation and new entity acquisition.

  • Preparing Filing all legal documents and correspondence associated with patent application preparation, filing and prosecution for submission to USPTO, foreign patent offices and outside counsel.

  • Maintaining and entering data into IP Manager docket database.

  • Ensuring documents are complete, accurate and organized.

  • Preparing Information Disclosure Statements for filing with the USPTO.

  • Processing incoming patent office documents and correspondence from foreign counsel.

  • Preparing and attending to legalization of assignments and power of attorney documents and ensuring formality requirements are met for each patent case.

  • Managing docket deadlines for multiple attorneys.