PATENT DOCKETING SPECIALIST POSITION!
Are you a Patent Docketing Specialist? Would you like to work with one of the top IP firms in the US? Are you looking for a place with a great work/life balance? If so, R & W Group has a fantastic new opportunity! One of our favorite law firm clients is looking for a Docketing Specialist with at least five years of solid experience of U.S. and foreign patent prosecution procedures.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
Reserve new matter numbers from accounting and docket new patent and trademark applications;
Review and process transfer-in files and update the docket system accordingly;
Docket incoming (PTO, PCT and Foreign Associate) correspondences as needed;
Review incoming and outgoing emails and update the docket system accordingly;
Clear the docket on a daily basis to ensure that deadlines are met and the system is properly updated;
Process EFS receipts and assist in quality control by reviewing the filing and referring to any errors or omissions observed during the normal course of processing the EFS receipt;
Prepare client status reports for attorneys as needed;
Provide assistance with overflow docketing and/or coverage as assigned by the Docketing Manager;
Process attorney special requests including, case closing, client matter changes, assignment changes, etc.; and
Perform electronic searches with the USPTO, WIPO, and foreign websites as needed.
5+ years of experience of U.S. and foreign patent prosecution procedures;
Knowledge of Inprotech® preferred or similar docketing software products;
Excellent written and verbal communications skills;
Detailed oriented and strong organizational skills;
Must be a team player; and
Some college preferred.
Solid compensation and benefits. Hybrid work environment. Great team.
To be considered, please submit a Word resume via this link.