Leading International Law Firm is seeking an Intellectual Property Clerk. This position performs patent prosecution and administrative functions at the direction of supervisor. You will assist, with direction and oversight, with reporting letters to client, various application documents, office actions, and other tasks as needed.
location: Menlo Park, California
job type: Permanent
salary: $47,000 - 61,000 per year
work hours: 9 to 5
education: No Degree Required
experience: 0 Years
- Research and gather patent information from the USPTO and other patent websites as requested
- Prepare reporting letters as needed for USPTO Office Actions and other USPTO communications
- Review various USPTO communications for accuracy
- Upload/download patent-related documents, correspondence, and data to and from client systems
- Download documents from USPTO website as needed in conjunction with reporting Office Actions, or as needed for other projects as requested
- Acknowledge correspondence, emails, faxes, and other incoming client correspondence as requested
- Scan incoming notices and correspondence, saving and/or archiving in designated folders/drives as requested
- Assist with attorneys time entry
- Coordinate with Information Governance on opening of new client files
- Bachelor's Degree preferred but not required
- Strong organizational skills, with attention to detail
- Ability to work independently or as part of a team
- Ability to prioritize and meet deadlines
- Experience with US Patent Prosecution is a major plus
- Compensation is DOE
skills: MS Office
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