PATENT PROSECUTION PARALEGAL!
Patent Prosecution Paralegal!
Are you a junior Patent Prosecution Paralegal? Would you like to join a highly regarded mid-sized firm? R&W Group has a great new temp to perm position with a great firm in Washington, DC. In this role you would provide support to the Firm’s Clients and Attorneys related to International patent applications.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
Manage foreign patent applications for clients with attorney supervision;
Prepare correspondence related to foreign patent applications to clients and Foreign associates;
Prepare conversion deadline letters to client and prepare cost estimates;
Prepare PCT International Applications and process PCT Forms from WIPO and report to clients;
Prepare National Applications and PCT National Phase applications for forwarding to Foreign Associates,
monitor applications and report to clients;
Prepare formality documents and obtain legalized documents for filing in foreign Patent Offices;
Process Letters Patent documents and report to clients; and
Work with annuity service to pay client patent renewal.
2-3 years of foreign filing experience;
Knowledge of PCT and foreign patent rules and procedures required;
Excellent verbal and written communication skills required;
Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint; Outlook, etc.); document management
systems (e.g., iManage, etc.); and Adobe PDF file format;
Excellent organizational skills and strong attention to detail;
Ability to effectively communicate and work with people at all levels; and
Bachelor’s degree preferred.
Solid compensation and benefits. Apply online or register with us at www.r-wgroup.com.