IP Docketing Specialist - Chicago

Alchemy Legal - Chicago, IL

IP Docketing Specialist - Chicago, IL 

The Chicago office is seeking an Intellectual Property Docketing Specialist, Trademark for the IP Prosecution, Transactions and Strategy Practice Area. The Intellectual Property Docketing Specialist maintains accurate record-keeping in the docketing database. This position processes and reviews the data entry for filing deadline dates in the docketing database.

As an Intellectual Property Docketing Specialist, Trademark, you will:

  • Review, enter and update filing due dates and reminders in the docketing database
  • Review daily docket reports to ensure all reminders and due dates have been satisfied
  • Review incoming client mail, foreign agent mail, TSDR and USPTO to identify due dates, prepare standard printouts and forward to appropriate parties
  • Review Patent and Trademark Office (PTO) Trademark Electronic Application System receipts(TEAS), electronic filing system (EFS) receipts and TTAB filings; process updates in the docketing database inclusive of copyright and domains
  • Prepare and distribute reports for upcoming filing deadlines
  • Cross-check filing date entries from peers to confirm database accuracy
  • Enter and audit incoming transfers in docketing database

Job Requirements:

  • High school diploma
  • At least five(5) years of related work experience
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, and Word)
  • Knowledge of docketing software
  • Familiarity with federal, state, and local Intellectual Property laws and regulations
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Ability to work under tight deadlines and prioritize responsibilities
  • Ability to handle and maintain confidential information
  • Trademark knowledge required
  • Trademark experience preferred


Posted On: Monday, February 11, 2019



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