IP Docketing Specialist - Silicon Valley

Alchemy Legal - Menlo Park, CA

IP Docketing Specialist – Silicon Valley, CA

A leading international law firm with a diversified business practice representing commercial, industrial and financial enterprises both publicly and privately held. The Firm has a long history of social responsibility and supporting the communities in which our people live and work.

The Silicon Valley office is seeking an Intellectual Property Docketing Specialist for the IP Prosecution, Transactions and Strategy Practice Area. The Intellectual Property Docketing Specialist maintains accurate record-keeping in the docketing database.

As an Intellectual Property Docketing Specialist, you will:

  • Audit, enter and update filing due dates and reminders in the docketing database
  • Receive and review incoming foreign correspondence and docket accordingly
  • Process incoming PCT correspondence
  • Maintain and clear electronic daily dockets in database
  • Review Patent and Trademark Office (PTO) electronic filing system (EFS) and Trademark Electronic Application System (TEAS) receipts and process updates in the docketing database
  • Prepare and distribute reports for upcoming filing deadlines
  • Verify matter statuses from the US Patent Office
  • Download patent office correspondences and distribute to docketing specialists
  • Handle routine research of rules and resolve docketing issues
  • Cross-check filing date entries from peers to confirm database accuracy
  • Provide back-up support for other offices as needed

Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor's Degree preferred but not required
  • Minimum of 5 year of experience in computerized docket databases
  • International patent knowledge required
  • Familiarity with federal, state, and local Intellectual Property laws and regulations
  • Knowledge of docketing software
  • High degree of accuracy and attention to detail
  • Ability to learn new concepts and skills quickly
  • Ability to work under tight deadlines and prioritize responsibilities
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, and Word)
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong organizational and problem solving skills
  • Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to handle and maintain confidential information



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.

Thank you!

Phillip Prodehl

Alchemy Legal


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Posted On: Monday, November 19, 2018
Compensation: 70000-100000

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