We are working with a global law firm whose Chicago Loop office is in need of a couple IP docketing technicians to join their team. This is a great career opportunity for the right candidates. If chosen the offered salary would be between $50,000-$65,000.
??? Process all incoming mail daily, including, but not limited, to IP-related correspondence from the United States Patent and Trademark Office, Australian Patent and Trademark Office, International Agents, and Inter-Office communications among attorneys and staff
??? Generate/distribute daily reminders to the IP attorneys and staff for upcoming deadlines in relation to the IP Docket Database
??? Ensure that all deadlines in relation to the IP Docket Database have been satisfied by the end of business each day by communicating directly with attorneys to identify all requirements have been met specific to the docket
??? Monitor/update information on all IP domestic and international cases in the IP Docket Database in relation to client communications, government notifications, and international agent correspondence
??? Review outgoing USPTO mail/filings for accuracy and completeness by adhering to the firm???s approved best practice policies
??? Conduct periodic status checks and participate in docket audits using government websites and communication to International Agents
??? Generate various reports as requested for clients or attorneys on an as needed basis
??? Maintain current knowledge of IP rules and procedures, both domestic and international
??? Assist the accounting department with the reconciliation of the firm???s deposit accounts for the United States, WIPO, and Europe by ensuring that all charges are accurately allocated to their unique firm-issued billing number
??? Assist with the client intake process
Working hours: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
- 1+ years of IP experience
- Knowledge of domestic and international patent and/or trademark prosecution procedures
- High School Graduate or equivalent
- Experience with Word, Excel, and Outlook, as well as solid internet research capabilities
- Proficiency and previous experience with IP Docketing Systems (PATTSY preferred)
- Ability to organize, prioritize, and complete tasks with strong attention to detail and adhering to the firm's best practices
- Strong work ethic and ability to work both independently and as part of a team
- Interpersonal and communication skills required to interact with lawyers and staff
If you are interested and meet the qualifications apply now! Only qualified applicants will be contacted.
Recruiter: Michaela at firstname.lastname@example.org
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