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Patent Assistant

Job Type: Full time
Company/Firm: Unspecified
Location: Rocky Hill, CT
Date posted: 11/07/10
Salary: Salary dependent on experience
Job Description:

Henkel has an immediate opening for a Patent Assistant.

The Position Summary: This position provides support to Henkel patent attorneys and patent paralegals, at both the physical site at which he/she works and remote sites at which other Henkel patent attorneys and patent paralegals work. The position requires a keen sense of attention to detail, the ability to multi-task and prioritize assignments, the ability to work independently on the one hand and in concert with the activities of others -- locally, across other Henkel NA sites and with colleagues in Dusseldorf -- on the other. Job Responsibilities Patent-related document and form preparation. Patent application preparation and filing support, as well as prosecution support in the US Patent and Trademark Office and non-U.S. patent offices.* Electronic filing at the US Patent and Trademark Office. Attorney docket management.* IP/M&A transaction support *. Correspondence with outside counsel, both domestically and abroad Client/inventor/outside counsel communication, interface, and support. Work closely and cooperatively with patent paralegal(s) and other administrative assistants at remote locations. General mail, correspondence and filing support. Perform other duties and projects as assigned. * Duties performed in coordination with patent paralegal. Minimum Requirements Five years law firm or corporate experience handling patent related matters required. Strong computer skills in MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint required. Strong familiarity with Lotus Notes, and Lotus Notes-based databases preferred. Familiarity with Patricia and/or CPA/Memotech patent database systems desirable.


Minimum Requirements:

* Must have experience with patent related matters, versed in patent practices and understand how to work/support a team of lawyers in patents.

The Henkel of America Corporation is an equal opportunity employer

Minority / Female / Disabled / Veteran

For more information on Henkel, please visit www.henkel.com.

THIS JOB DESCRIPTION DOES NOT STATE OR IMPLY THAT THESE ARE THE ONLY DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES TO BE PERFORMED BY THIS EMPLOYEE. HE OR SHE WILL BE REQUIRED TO FOLLOW ANY OTHER INSTRUCTIONS OR TO PERFORM ANY OTHER DUTIES/ RESPONSIBILITIES REQUESTED BY HIS OR HER SUPERVISOR.

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Necessary Experience: 2-5 Years Experience
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