Patent Paralegal – San Diego, CA (Carmel Valley)
The San Diego Office of a national law firm is seeking a Paralegal to support our Patent Prosecution practice group.
Job responsibilities include providing paralegal services to assist attorneys and clients in all phases of the patent prosecution process including: preparing and filing all patent applications and various prosecution documents via the electronic filing system (EFS-Web); communication with clients; drafting client reporting letters; and maintaining a docket case load of over 300+ cases.
Must have strong knowledge of USPTO rules and requirements and maintaining U.S. Patent Prosecution case files.
Knowledge of international procedures and requirements experience a plus.
We are searching for a self-starter with problem solving abilities and the following attributes: excellent communication and organizational skills, strong attention to detail, works well under pressure, ability to multitask and prioritize, works well both independently and as a team member, and has the ability to work effectively in a fast paced environment.
Must have excellent computer skills and knowledge of MS Word, Windows, Excel and Outlook. Excellent grammar, proofreading, and English composition skills is also essential.
Requires a BA or Paralegal Certificate (ABA rated) and a minimum 2-7 years (2-20 years) of recent experience working as a patent prosecution secretary or paralegal within a professional environment, law firm preferred.
Compensation will be commensurate with experience, salary is flexible depending on the candidate (they told us to send over candidates with salary expectations)
Prestigious law firm provides great environment and working atmosphere.
To hear more (confidentially of course), please email your resume along with salary expectations.
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