Patent Paralegal resume samples

Patent Paralegals offer support for attorneys specialized in patent law. These professionals are often involved in research, paperwork, preparing documents for patent litigations and providing counsel to clients. A successful Patent Paralegal resume should mention skills such as intellectual property knowledge, computer software expertise, communication and interpersonal skills and being familiar with patent-specific documents. In terms of education, best example resumes need to showcase legal studies or a paralegal degree and, at choice, certifications confirming patent law specialization.


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Patent Paralegal Assistant

Advanced to a Paralegal Assistant position after four months as a receptionist and to Senior Paralegal Assistant after one year

  • Performed legal research and assisted in the prosecution of United States and international patent rules
  • Independently developed a knowledge base regarding patent law
  • Composed, drafted and revised correspondence and legal documents for clients and attorneys with strict attention to deadlines
  • Created and maintained calendars for attorneys with important deadlines
CANDIDATE INFO
10
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BA
Sociology
2

Contracts Specialist/patent Paralegal Assistant to Compliance Officer

Negotiated, drafted, and reviewed contracts in Ariba SharePoint for compliance with FDA regulations, and non-disclosure agreements among 35 states.

  • Conducted on-line pharmacovigilance/E-Discovery research for Regulatory FDA RIM compliance of pharmaceutical-osteoporosis drugs with IBM Officer.
  • Created MS Excel spreadsheets for IT vendors, while monitoring Microsoft SQL/SSIS queries via Access database VBScripts from ad hoc data.
  • Assisted officer with the prosecution of individuals for web site and publication infringement to comply with patent compliance and contract jargons.
  • Managed docketing of USPTO's for filing of trademarks, while corresponding with FDA officials for licensing of patents and utilizing FETCH.
  • Reformed, negotiated, and drafted SOP contracts of partnerships and limited liability agreements based on standard regulatory with Powers Of Attorney.
  • Negotiated disclosures and contracts for cost & pricing with regards to vendor licensing and compliance regulatory amendment prior to redlining.
  • Abstracted and researched commercial leases with liens and service agreements while drafting certificates of incorporation/formation with ad-hoc titles.
CANDIDATE INFO
3
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
MA
Criminal Justice
3

Senior Patent Paralegal

Handled all Docketing for patents and trademarks into computer systems; solely maintaining two docketing systems (CTS and CPI)

  • Prepared & electronically filed patent applications (Provisional & NonProvisional), IDS, Issue Fees and retrieved previous patents and documents necessary for Office Actions and other PTO Forms
  • Filed Amendments, Final Amendments, Restriction Requirements, various Petitions, RCEs, Notice of Appeals, Appeal Briefs, Reply Briefs, and all other documents involved in patent prosecution
  • Maintained all the firm's working files and ensured all the firm's statutory deadlines were maintained and met
  • Proofread and made corrections on all final patent applications, amendments, and all documents filed with the USPTO, including Assignments, Decs & Sub-Decs
  • Assisted converting foreign & PCT patent applications into US Applications
  • Performed legal research for potential patent litigation cases
  • Head Paralegal, in charge of training, coordinating and supervising multiple junior paralegals and secretaries
CANDIDATE INFO
15
years in
workforce
10
years
at this job
C
Criminal Justice
C
Paralegal
4

Patent Paralegal

Responsibilities included assisting three patent attorneys.

  • Thorough knowledge of IP procedures and performing legal and administrative tasks.
  • Acted as liaison between attorneys, clients, World Trade locations, and consulting law firms.
  • Timely preparation of and protection of detailed legal and technical documents, including patent applications, amendments, and various Office Actions for filing in the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office.
  • Maintained and supervised IP docket, filing status, and prosecution calendar for attorneys' case load.
  • Scheduled appointments, coordinated travel arrangements, meetings, and presentations in addition to general administrative duties.
  • Organized and prioritized attorneys' workloads and assisted other paralegals with their workloads for filing deadlines.
CANDIDATE INFO
6
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
C
Paralegal
BA
Liberal Arts
5

Ip/patent Paralegal

Supported senior partner and worked closely with other partner level attorneys, associates, and scientific advisors in foreign patent office of firm

  • Communicated directly with clients and foreign counsel regarding foreign patent filing campaigns and foreign application filing and various office actions
  • Obtained documents due such as Power of Attorney, Assignment of Rights and facilitated matter forwarding to foreign counsel, EPO, WIPO, etc.
  • Researched International PCT regional stage applications and patent publications through national intellectual property patent databases EPO, NIPO, OEPM, SIPO
  • Updated and maintained IP docketing and annuity management systems
CANDIDATE INFO
2
years in
workforce
6
months
at this job
BA
Television & Radio
BBA
Business Administration, Marketing
6

Senior Patent Paralegal

Managed and maintained CPI patent docketing system.

  • Trained junior docketing staff on domestic and foreign articles/rules, patent docketing system, and annuities.
  • Evaluated new file transfers and acquisitions to ensure accurate docketing and data entry into patent
  • Performed all docketing reports and queries.
  • Assisted Patent Administrator with special projects.
CANDIDATE INFO
5
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
C
Civil Litigation
AS
Arts
BA
Legal Studies
7

Patent Paralegal

Prepared international (PCT) and foreign patent filings.

  • Managed foreign actions and steps in prosecution.
  • Drafted reporting letters and client communication regarding status of various actions.
  • Maintained communication with foreign affiliate counsel.
  • Prepared client portfolio status and due diligence reports.
CANDIDATE INFO
15
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Bachelor of Science
MA
Organizational Behavior
8

Patent Paralegal

Reviewed and analyzed over 1000 highly confidential patents and applications for relevancy

  • Selected to travel to Israel to learn new docketing database in order to administer training to coworkers
  • Scanned documents and transferred them into electronic copies for more efficient accessibility
  • Managed an Excel spreadsheet to track all patents/applications and distributed the spreadsheet to the scientists
  • Processed electronic billing invoices for payment
  • Collaborated with corporate headquarters in Israel to ensure electronic files transferred properly
CANDIDATE INFO
11
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
AS
Paralegal Studies
Business Administration
Medical Office And Accounts Training
9

Patent Paralegal

Managed data migration to Lecorpio case management system for Patent Legal Department

  • Verified inventorship using Declarations, Assignments, and IDF
  • Corresponded with in-house attorneys regarding status of applications provided by outside counsel
  • Reviewed and requested additional information from law firms in reference to data reconciliation project
  • Audited file histories and previously entered data, including priority information, against PAIR, WIPO, and Espacenet
  • Instructed Corporate Engineers on various data sync to Lecorpio
  • Conducted staff trainings on Lecorpio Data Reconciliation Project
  • Provided back-up support on various patent projects as well as in Docketing Department
CANDIDATE INFO
6
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BS
Criminal Justice
Paralegal Certification
10

Patent Paralegal

  • Prepared and electronically filed U.S. patent applications with the United States Patent and Trademark Office
  • Drafted and processed official correspondence
  • Researched, prepared and filed Information Disclosure Statements
  • Conducted electronic patent searches
  • Generated and provided clients with patent status reports and invoices
CANDIDATE INFO
7
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BS
Paralegal Studies Program
Real Estate

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