Intellectual Property Paralegal


Special Counsel is currently recruiting an Intellectual Property Paralegal for a downtown Cleveland law firm.  The IP Paralegal will assist attorneys in the firm's intellectual property department.


  • Monitors and maintains U.S. and foreign patent and trademark docketing database, Pattsy, as well as responsibility for internal docketing, and generating reports and reminders for firm attorneys and firm clients
  • Assists with recording patent, trademark and copyright assignments and security interests with the USPTO and the Library of Congress
  • Prepares, files and prosecutes domestic trademark applications, including drafting applicable documents
  • Prepares responses to Office Actions, Statements of Use/Extensions of Time, and preparing/filing trademark renewal documents
  • Prepares and files Information Disclosure Statements for patent applications
  • Communicates with USPTO, attorneys, paralegals, liaisons, and staff about docketing and prosecution matters
  • Communicates with clients in respect of ongoing activity in US and international patent and trademark matters
  • Communicates with foreign associates with respect to international patent and trademark applications and registrations/renewals
  • Reviews USPTO and outside counsel correspondence, dockets new cases and new due dates
  • Assists with handling issues of domain name/website infringements, including transfer of domain names
  • Provides information and recommendations on various matters under the oversight of lawyer(s)
  • Presents information effectively to lawyers and clients and responds to questions
  • Tracks and records time in DTE system
  • Would you like to learn more about the Intellectual Property Paralegal position that Special Counsel is recruiting for in Cleveland, Ohio?  If so, then please submit your resume below.

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