IP SUPPORT SPECIALIST MANAGER/TRAINER - BG34
DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES:
Currently seeking someone who is well versed in all aspects of patent prosecution with management and training experience. Looking for an IP Support Specialist Management that will also act as overflow IP Assistant. This is a hybrid between a standard assistant and a trainer. Will train new hires on patent prosecution filing procedures and related matters. Provide ongoing continuing education and training regarding USPTO regulatory and procedural changes. Collaborates with manager regarding departmental practices and procedures to ensure optimal effectiveness and efficiency. Review, monitor and enter updates to client instructions in the Combined Client Instructions and/or the Triangle. Other duties as identified.
Must have a minimum of 3 years of patent prosecution experience. Must understand how to prepare and electronically file patent related documents with the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). The position requires the ability to train new staff including the reviewing of their work for accuracy, an understanding of USPTO patent process, and ability to evaluate current internal procedures and make suggestions for improvement. Must be a self-starter and hungry for knowledge and growth. Must be proficient in Microsoft Word and willing to learn client specific procedures for communication. Experience in preparing and sending debit notes to clients is a plus.
This position will begin as a remote position, but may transfer to an on-site position in Washington, DC.
$70,000+ depending on experience.
9:00 am – 5:30 pm
IP DOCKETING SPECIALIST - BG18
DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES:
Excellent opportunity for a go-getter to join our IP docketing team. We are seeking an experienced IP Docket Specialist to contribute to our continued success. Primary responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to, reviewing incoming and outgoing electronic and hard copy communications, determining deadlines to be docketed, clear old deadlines and docket new deadlines, identify new or changed data and update database accordingly. Candidate will also prepare standard docket reports as requested by team members such as coordinators, attorneys, paralegals, and IP Specialists.
A minimum of three years of experience is required. The ideal candidate will be proficient with both patent and trademark prosecution (domestic and international). Candidate should have excellent attention to detail, be well organized, and have the ability to work independently as well as part of a team. Creative problem-solving skills, reasoning ability and logical thought process are highly desired traits. Candidate needs to have the ability to work under pressure, prioritize competing demands and meet various deadlines.
Depending on experience.