Job Title – Foreign Patent IP Docketing Specialist
Location – San Diego, CA
Onsite (Offsite during COVID), Full Time, Direct Hire
Salary – DOE, Non-Exempt
Job Summary of the Foreign Patent IP Docketing Specialist position
Integr8staff seeks a seasoned Foreign Patent IP Docketing Specialist to join an established, high-performing with an award-winning, world-class, international legal firm.
Responsibilities of the Foreign Patent IP Docketing Specialist position
Calendar and determine due dates or reminder dates that need to be entered into Firm's computerized docket databases.
Review all incoming client mail (including mail, e-mail, faxes, etc.) for the Intellectual Property group that relates to patent and trademark matters.
Process and forward information regarding each date entered into docket databases to the appropriate individuals
Submit all due dates and reminder dates as appropriate into docket databases.
Annotate all entries accurately and as appropriate.
Analyze PTO EFS/TEAS filing receipts and outgoing correspondence and update docketing database accordingly by updating, closing, adding appropriate docket dates.
Prepare daily docket reports for attorneys and staff.
Follow up on daily dockets to ensure that they have satisfied all the day's due dates
Inform IP Docketing Manager and corresponding billing attorney if any have not yet been satisfied by close of business each day.
Update all information in docket databases on a daily basis as indicated by attorney or as indicated from client correspondence
Assist other docket specialists in double-checking to ensure all dates docketed by that specialist are accurate.
Requirements of the Foreign Patent IP Docketing Specialist position
A B.A./B.S. degree or equivalent legal practical experience
At least 3 years of comprehensive foreign patent and/or trademark prosecution docketing experience
Experience with docketing software such as CPI, Inprotech, Foundation IP, IP Manager, PATTSY, Patricia.
Experience with Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook
Thorough knowledge of procedures and practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.
High degree of accuracy and attention to detail
Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
Knowledge of and experience with resources such as PAIR and other International IP law databases.
Updated resume is required for consideration. Only Local candidates will be considered - Position does not offer relocation or visa sponsorship.