Job Title – Intellectual Property Assistant
Location – Near Buena Park, CA
Onsite, Full Time, Direct Hire
Salary - DOE
Job Summary of the Intellectual Property Assistant position
Integr8staff seeks a seasoned Intellectual Property Assistant to work closely with and assist with the day-to-day intellectual property enforcement, docketing and assisting with patents, copyrights, trademarks, and other intellectual property, both directly and through foreign counsel. Will provide daily enforcement in relation to brand misuse and infringements worldwide.
Responsibilities of the Business Systems Analyst position
Assist with the monitoring and analysis of the company’s brand and related on-line marketplaces
Monitoring ASINs, Brand Registries and anti-counterfeiting enforcements
Assists in filing and/or enforcement of patents, trademarks, and copyrights and related tasks.
Prepare and file trademark and copyright and take-down requests.
Monitor and maintain company intellectual property docketing and enter all due dates and reminder dates as appropriate into docket databases.
Annotate all entries as appropriate and create reports.
Document creation and process, manage, and docket incoming/outgoing communications in connection with the firm's intellectual property files.
Perform investigative and/or factual research.
Prepare infringement investigation fact summaries, reports and update spreadsheets and files.
Prepare required paperwork for U.S. and foreign filings
Assist in maintaining patents and trademark registrations by tending to maintenance and annuity fee payments, and provide administrative support as required.
Follow deadlines, send extension orders, entry into the national phase, EP validations, examination requests, and granting fees.
Prepare power of attorney forms, inventor declarations and assignments.
Manage client communications and file records.
Attention to detail in reviewing and identifying data with accuracy is essential.
Check and edit legal forms and documents for accuracy.
Ensure receipt of fully-executed agreements from appropriate parties, including file maintenance.
Assist in tracking expiration dates, filing deadlines, and calendaring.
Input and search for documents from legal contracts databases.
Requirements of the Business Systems Analyst position
Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience
IP experience with online marketplaces worldwide
One to three years’ experience with a law firm, government, or corporate legal department with an emphasis on investigation and enforcement of patents, trademarks, copyrights and prosecution (US and foreign)
Familiarity with current IP docketing procedures
Experience with IP platforms such as MarkMonitor, Anaqua, Docket Track or CPI
Knowledge of patent, trademark and copyright law
Excellent communication and presentation skills
Excellent online research and investigation skills
Thorough knowledge of IP legal terminology, principles and practices
Thorough knowledge of legal and business communication principles and practices
Conversational in Mandarin language preferred
Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite, including Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook.
Ability to pass pre-employment drug and background screening.
Updated resume is required for consideration. Only Local candidates will be considered - Position does not offer relocation or visa sponsorship.