Patent Specialist

Special Counsel's client in downtown Pittsburgh is searching for a Patent Paralegal.  If you want to hear more about this exciting opportunity in a prestegious firm.  If you meet the below requirments please send your resume to Pittsburgh@specialcounsel.com

ESSENTIAL DUTIES

• Prepare, review, and file PTO communications including, but not limited to, new applications; Office Action responses, Information Disclosure Statements, assignments and related ownership transfers
• Manage specific clients’ Extranet systems to access and communicate all correspondence, PTO filings, and PTO mail
• Review daily docket and deadlines and maintain knowledge of IP rules and procedures
• Assist attorneys in ordering documents, file histories, certified copies, etc.
• Perform a variety of foreign prosecution-related tasks such as preparation and filing of PCT applications and all associated non-U.S. prosecution filings
• Prepare and send necessary communications directly to foreign associates in order to manage and maintain foreign prosecution matters and enter national and regional stage and all associated formality requirements specific to each country
• Report, issue, and docket in own Outlook calendar soft deadlines (deadlines to provide client recommendation) when reporting foreign mail with a deadline and send reminders to attorneys with deadlines and review daily docket; schedule meetings, assist with billing and other tasks as needed.

Skills Needed:

  • Ability to work in Microsoft Office, Webex, imanage is a plus
  • Ability to type 50 wpm or greater 
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment
  • High school diploma or equivalent, college degree preferred 
  • Highly administrative with attention to detail
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment 
  • To hear more please send your resume to Pittsburgh@SpecialCounsel.com 



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