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Intellectual Property Paralegals work for corporations, law firms and government agencies and assist lawyers with intellectual property litigations. The most common tasks of Intellectual Property Paralegals are drafting legal documents, researching, preparing copyright registrations and offering legal advice to clients. Key skills we have identified in most resume samples are 1-5 years intellectual property experience, organizational and communication skills, research and computer skills and attention to details. The majority of example resumes for Intellectual Property Paralegals mention a paralegal degree or legal studies and an intellectual property law certificate.

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1

Intellectual Property Paralegal

Managed the Corporation's domestic and foreign trademark and patent portfolio consisting of 950 trademark (US and foreign) registrations and 50 patents.

  • Prepared trademark and patent applications and registrations for the Corporation, with particular emphasis in engineered materials, natural resources and technology-based services.
  • Consulted with clients (various business sectors) to protect the intellectual property rights of their inventions in the US, and all participating countries of the PCT.
  • Monitored up-coming due dates for all pending applications during each phases of prosecution.
  • Performed preliminary trademark "knock-out" searches using electronic and online search tools.
  • Prepared and filed patent applications, Declarations, POA's.
  • Processed responses to Office Actions, IDS, Notice of Allowance, Issue Fee's, and corresponded with foreign associates to pay all maintenance fee's.
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
Business Management And Paralegal Studies
2

Intellectual Property Paralegal

Supported Junior Partner and Senior Associate of Patent Prosecution Department

  • Organized and researched foreign and domestic patent applications as well as the analysis of document recordation; RCE and PCT demands, requests and related legal documents
  • Drafted and proofread petitions, notices, amendments, declarations and assignments to applicants
  • Opened and acknowledged new dockets, processed patent applications, family patents, expirations and pended litigations
  • Reported and followed up with letters and debit notes to clients
  • Conducted on-line patent searches
  • Managed administrative tasks such as email correspondence, calendar management and attorney time entry
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
AA
Business Administration
BA
Management
3

Intellectual Property Paralegal/trademark Account Manager

Managed trademark portfolios for various pharmaceutical, electronic, and other fortune 500 companies

  • Researched trademark laws and patent laws nationally and internationally
  • Utilized specialized software for docketing of trademark receipts and other trademark maintenance
  • Managed all accounting for trademark department
  • Facilitated communication between domestic and foreign clients, agents, attorneys and trademark offices
  • Researched and resolved issues that jeopardized the integrity of trademark preservation
  • Reviewed and interpreted legal documents and new laws both nationally and internationally
  • Responsibilities included performing discrepancy reports for outstanding deliverables from the clients and the trademark agents
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
6
months
at this job
BS
Biological Sciences
JD
Juris Doctor
4

Senior Trademark Paralegal & Intellectual Property Paralegal

  • Authored and implemented benchmarked best practices for IP docketing and e-billing to increase productivity and efficiency
  • Member of new software selection committee studied then presented several solutions for IP
  • Law firm convergence project that reduced outside counsel cost by 20%
  • Identified targets for patent and trademark licenses and technology transfer agreements lead the client engagement to draft the Licenses and Agreements
  • Repaired significant gaps in trademark rights; communicated a plan to repair said gaps to senior leadership; the plan received funding of $450K in a down economy
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
6
years
at this job
BA
Bachelor of Arts
MBA
Mba - Business Adminstration
5

Intellectual Property Paralegal

Provided support to four intellectual property attorneys in trademark prosecution and maintenance.

  • Prepared and filed U.S. and international trademark applications, renewal applications, affidavits of use and incontestability, powers of attorney and responses to office actions.
  • Maintained clients' domestic and foreign trademark portfolios.
  • Corresponded with foreign counsel; monitored foreign trademark practices and procedures.
  • Performed trademark clearance searches.
Candidate Info
22
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
6

Intellectual Property Paralegal

Prepared provisional, utility, design and PCT applications for filing which included preparing drawings, formal documents such as Information Disclosure Statements, Assignments and Declarations, calculating filing fees and ordering any additional documents from the PTO or outside vendors to complete filings. Coordinated with foreign patent agencies and their International Patent Offices regarding foreign filing procedures. Prepared final documents for attorneys' signature(s). Filed documents with the USPTO by mail, courier or by Electronic Filing System (EFS). Updated prosecution and correspondence files after filings and/or after receipt of any correspondence from the USPTO, clients or other agencies.

  • Prepared correspondence to clients, their agents and various International Patent Offices regarding the status of applications. Updated clients of patent maintenance fees due, and requested their decision to keep patents active or allow to become abandoned with the USPTO.
  • Conducted searches for Patents & other Publications using the USPTO database system PAIR.
  • Followed-up & maintained a daily review of the docket with attorneys and staff.
Candidate Info
18
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
C
Certificate
Business Administration
7

Intellectual Property Paralegal

  • Prepared patent applications for filing in the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.
  • Arranged filing submissions, including applications, office action responses, prior art
  • Summarized prior art references and analyzed same for particular relevance.
  • Communicated with foreign firms regarding deadlines and filing requirements.
  • Researched patent rules and statutes.
Candidate Info
18
years in
workforce
6
years
at this job
Finite Mathematics
8

Intellectual Property Paralegal

Directly supervised paralegals assigned to case: assist litigation attorneys in managing cases, including the staffing of such cases, in addition to the performance of litigation paralegal duties.

  • Responsible for all aspects of litigation support including: preparation for filing of lawsuit, pleadings, discovery, document review, correspondence, case management, and trial preparation.
  • Assisted with all aspects of discovery: document production, bates stamping, indexing, deposition preparations and privilege logs.
  • Trial preparation: assembled trial and witness exhibit binders as well as expert documents; maintained communication with court personnel and outside vendors.
  • Responsible for organization and file maintenance of correspondence, pleadings and document production.
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BS
Social Science / Pre-law
9

Intellectual Property Paralegal

Supported attorneys and associates in the Intellectual Property Practice Group.

  • Organized, analyzed and reviewed documents for attorneys.
  • Prepared and maintained witness and expert materials.
  • Assisted with the preparation of privilege logs.
  • Provided support in deposition preparation which included document reviews, exhibits and expert reports.
  • Proofread documents for errors and incorrect citation references.
  • Assembled and filed trademark applications.
  • Maintained docketing of all impending deadlines.
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
11
months
at this job
BA
Communications, Journalism
10

Intellectual Property Paralegal

Paralegal for major telecommunications trial.

  • Collected, updated, maintained, and uploaded onto database: privilege logs, discovery documents, deposition transcripts, exhibit list, court clip, witness deposition kits, pleadings and correspondence folders, production of documents.
  • Responsible for cite checking.
  • Created and maintained all the various spreadsheets for tracking case progress.
  • Importing and exporting case data, data manipulation and conversions, scanning, organizing case-related data on the network and maintaining media/data.
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
C
Paralegal
BA
Government & Politics

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