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2017-01169 Intellectual Property Paralegal - Foreign Filing

Prominent, successful Philadelphia based, national law firm has an immediate opening for a dynamic, analytical Paralegal to join their growing Center City Philadelphia team! Acting as a liaison between the Firm and its clients, the Foreign Filing Paralegal will work closely with attorneys throughout the process. This is an excellent opportunity to join a stable, successful law firm with a very friendly, professional work environment.

The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 2-5+ years’ Intellectual Property experience and MUST have previous Foreign Filing experience in order to be considered for this position. Candidates should be detail oriented, highly skilled, flexible, and have the ability to prioritize a busy workload. Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills required for successful achievement of position goals.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Reviewing and organizing files, reviewing docket for deadlines (understanding docket and deadlines and noting action needed on each file)
  • Reviewing and finalizing patent applications and drafting and coordinating execution of formal documents; assisting in filing of foreign patent applications, both electronically and paper (including preparation and review of necessary filing documents)
  • Preparing and reviewing appropriate correspondence from foreign associates and to clients and associates regarding new applications, formal requirements, filing details, etc.
  • Prioritizing workload to meet foreign filing deadlines and due dates
  • Processing formal documents to foreign associates
  • Maintain Foreign Filing Docket as necessary for work assignments
  • Preparing, maintaining and updating reports for clients regarding status of applications and patents, including reporting filing receipts for applications, publication notices and forwarding patent certificates
  • Maintaining current knowledge of foreign filing requirements, tax laws, renewal data, expiration data, etc.
  • Additional duties and special projects as needed

Competitive salary, top benefits and paid time off package offered. For immediate consideration for this opportunity, qualified candidates should forward their CONFIDENTIAL resume ASAP.


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Job Type: 
Industry: 
Legal
Location: 
Philadelphia, PA
Job Requirements: 
  • Must have 2-5+ years’ Intellectual Property experience
  • Previous Foreign Filing experience required
  • Strong computer and research skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • College Degree or Paralegal Certificate a plus
Compensation: 

Salary will depend on years' related experience.