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Patent Docket Specialist (SD)(Job ID: 21764)

Job Type: Full time
Company/Firm: Morrison & Foerster LLP
Location: San Diego, CA
Date posted: 08/13/10
Salary: Salary dependent on experience
Job Description:
Morrison & Foerster LLP, an AmLaw 20 law firm with 16 offices worldwide, has an opening for a Patent Docket Specialist in our San Diego office.

Morrison & Foerster LLP is a premier global law firm committed to delivering success for our clients around the world. We achieve that by hiring the best talent for every position in our firm. Our progressive workplace policies and our commitment to diversity and collegiality create an environment ideally suited to teamwork and collaboration. We are proud of our numerous workplace awards, including being named to FORTUNE’s list of Best Companies to Work For, American Lawyer’s ''A'' list, and for several years running, have been the Vault survey’s #1 law firm for diversity.

As the East Patent Docket Specialist you will provide US and foreign filing docket services for the Patent Group, ensuring integrity and accuracy of the docket function. Docket dates and deadlines, de-docket completed items, and prepare responsive docket reports. Assist on special projects, researching and analyzing relevant issues. Ensure client service and satisfaction are attained in all areas of the position

1) Minimum three to five years of patent docketing experience preferred. 2) Excellent organizational skills. 3) Ability to work effectively and to prioritize under pressure; ability to meet deadlines under sometimes stressful conditions. 4) Ability to prepare accurate, highly detailed work; excellent proofreading skills. 5) Advanced analytical and information gathering skills; ability to evaluate and prioritize extensive, detailed data. 6) Ability to exchange information and to present ideas, report facts and other information concisely. 7) A highly proactive, solution-oriented approach to work and team interaction. 8) Strong proficiency in Microsoft Office programs, including Word. 9) Availability to work overtime; flexibility regarding work schedule.

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Necessary Experience: 2-5 Years Experience
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