One of our prestigious Am Law 100 firms is seeking an IP Specialist in their Washington, D.C. office.
The skills and responsibilities required for the position is as follows:
- Comprehensive knowledge of USPTO and PCT deadlines, rules and procedures.
-Experience managing large patent portfolios.
-Well rounded patent filing experience: US and PCT applications, response to office actions, Issue Fees, IDSs, etc.
-Excellent organizational and customer service skills.
-Strong attention to detail and exceptional judgment a must.
-Ability to take ownership of docket, be proactive with deadlines and effectively juggle multiple responsibilities.
-USPTO and PCT filings.
-Responding to daily and weekly dockets and maintaining your own backup calendar of deadlines.
-Reporting filings and incoming mail to clients.
-Maintaining client status spreadsheets.
-Interfacing with foreign agents.
-Responsible for billing 450 hours/year in Carpe Diem.
-Proficient in Legal Key, CompliGuard Flow, Carpe Diem, Document Management System, and Microsoft programs.
-Annually complete 8 hours of continued technical education through the firms training department.
-Opening new matters.
-Responsible for overseeing invoice payments/expenses/reimbursements.
-Miscellaneous administration tasks.
Minimum 5 years related experience.
Compensation will be commensurate with experience, salary is flexible.
Prestigious law firm provides great environment and working atmosphere.
To hear more (confidentially of course), please email your resume along with salary expectations.