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Patent Paralegal

Job Type: Full time
Company/Firm: Oregon Health & Science University
Location: Portland, OR
Date posted: 01/26/10
Salary: Salary dependent on experience
Job Description:

 Description
The Technology Transfer and Business Development (TTBD) office at OHSU is responsible for managing the process of transferring technology to industry for commercialization and public benefit. TTBD partners with industry to facilitate research, license promising discoveries and create new companies. The work breaks down into three functional areas: intellectual property management, licensing and commercialization, and industry sponsored research agreements and materials transfer agreements. TTBD works closely with investigators to manage industry collaborations at every stage of the technology lifecycle and is committed to timely communication and collaboration at each step along the way. The Patent Paralegal is responsible for working with patent counsel to docket and manage patent application files for the benefit of OHSU. The Patent Paralegal will report directly to the Patent Counsel in the Office of Technology Transfer and Business Development.

 

Necessary Experience:

 Qualifications
Required: Bachelors degree in Business Administration or another related discipline, or the equivalent knowledge. Minimum two years experience in a law firm, corporation or university with experience in patent paralegal and administrative support functions. Experience managing docketing, billing etc. as part of the legal operations. Excellent organizational and communication skills are required. Ability to work independently and pay close attention to detail and accuracy is a must. Ideal candidate would have exemplary organizational skills and a proactive mindset that anticipates issues and addresses them in advance. Knowledge of USPTO and PCT rules and regulations. (UPAR01152010).

Schedule and Salary Range
1.0 FTE: Salary Range: $19.90-29.81/hr. Location: Portland, downtown.

 

Contact: How To Apply
Apply here online.

http://www.ohsu.edu/hr/jobs/job_details.cfm?job_posting_id=NEW%20IRC29449

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