24 days old

Patent Specialist

San Diego, CA 92101
  • Job Code
    200232898
Summary

Summary

Posted: May 6, 2021

Weekly Hours: 40

Role Number:200232898

Would you like working at a successful company that is equal to none? Are you an experienced patent prosecution ...Summary

Summary

Posted: May 6, 2021

Weekly Hours: 40

Role Number:200232898

Would you like working at a successful company that is equal to none? Are you an experienced patent prosecution support professional? Are you passionate and proud of the work you do? Do you like challenges? You will provide patent paralegal support for Apple's energetic patent team. You will be challenged to apply your expertise and knowledge in all aspects of patent prosecution to support Apple's patent team.

Key Qualifications

  • 5+ years of paralegal experience with both US and Foreign patent prosecution.
  • Attention to detail to identify and monitor probable errors in patent prosecution documents.
  • Strong proficiency in US and foreign patent prosecution, annuities, and foreign filing deadlines.
  • Familiarity with and proficiency with commercial IP Management Systems, USPTO PAIR, Espacenet, and other commercial patent searching and database tools.
  • Strong proficiency with general US and foreign patent rules and regulations, including understanding patent terms, annuities, and foreign filing practices.
  • Strong critical thinking and problem-solving skills. Able to accurately prioritize and multi-task to complete projects smoothly and on-time.

Description

We seek to hire an experienced patent specialist professional. You will work maintaining accurate patent databases; and will work with internal patent counsel in support of the patent prosecution processes and strategies.

This includes:
Providing reports for patents;
Managing projects, ensuring that deadlines are met;
Monitoring and managing patent annuities and foreign filing deadlines;
Overseeing and managing outside counsel support administration;
Providing backup support for other members of the Patent Operations Support team;
Supporting the documentation of prosecution practices and procedures;
Working cross-functionally within the patent team or other legal teams to supports standards or open source-related activities.

Education & Experience

Bachelor's degree or paralegal certificate preferred.

Additional Requirements

  • - 5+ years of relevant experience at a top law firm and/or in-house legal department.
  • - Capable of working independently in a fast-paced environment.
  • - Excellent organizational skills, and a drive to improve processes and tools.
  • - Excellent interpersonal skills to foster collaboration and team environment.
  • - Strong computer skills, including proficiency with Excel


Posted: 2021-04-22 Expires: 2021-05-22

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