Intellectual Property Paralegal Job Description

[Insert company name here] is an established and successful law firm specializing in [insert key areas of focus here]

We’re looking for an Intellectual Property Paralegal to help attorneys with research, preparation, analysis of documents, and interviewing clients and witnesses.


Roles & Responsibilities

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Reviewing and managing [insert country] Patent and Trademark Office and foreign counsel correspondence.
  • Tracking due dates via docketing systems and matter management and coordinating with attorneys and staff to meet all identified due dates.
  • Overseeing the execution and legalization of documents for submission in intellectual property matters.
  • Filing documentation with intellectual property offices.
  • Proactively preparing client reporting and prosecution documents. Communicating with [insert country] Patent and Trademark Office, attorneys, foreign associates, staff, and clients regarding all aspects of patent prosecution.
  • Reviewing outside counsel and other vendor invoices for accuracy and processing payment of the same.
  • Assisting with due diligence and other intellectual property issues related to agreements or other transactional matters.
  • Researching regulations and case law.
  • Assisting with compliance with applicable laws, corporate governance policies, and supervisory procedures.
  • Drafting, proofreading, and updating presentations, reports, and templates.
  • Preparing, reviewing, and negotiating simple form contracts and correspondence.


About you

  • At least [insert number] years working with intellectual property and patent prosecution.
  • A Paralegal Certification is desirable.
  • Trademark prosecution experience is desirable, but not required.
  • Strong attention to detail and experience managing an extensive patent prosecution docket.
  • An exceptional client service focus.
  • An ability to work independently and to prioritize and multi-task to complete projects effectively and efficiently.
  • Outstanding communication (oral & written) and organization skills.
  • Having the experience and flexibility to work on a broad variety of legal matters.


What you’ll get in return

The firm offers a generous benefits package along with compensation based on experience level and client orientation.

  • Competitive compensation based on experience
  • Medical insurance plan
  • Dental insurance plan
  • Vision insurance plan
  • Contribution to life insurance plan
  • 401k profit sharing
  • Parking reimbursement
  • Social, charity, and wellness events


To apply for the role or have a confidential discussion, contact us on [insert recruiter email address] or [insert recruiter phone number]