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US Patent Prosecution Paralega

Company/Firm: Sonnenschein Nath & Rosenthal
Location: Dallas, Texas
Date posted: 07/15/09
Salary: Salary dependent on experience
Job Description:

Sonnenschein Nath & Rosenthal LLP is a premier national full service law firm, with 800 lawyers in 13 U.S. locations as well as an international presence, and a global reach throughout the Americas, Asia and the Middle East. The firm serves the legal and public interest needs of many of the world's best-known and most admired businesses, nonprofits and individuals. Sonnenschein is a leader in the law firm industry as noted by our rank in the Am Law 100 list and the fact that several of our offices have been recognized as “Best Places to Work” in their respective communities.

The firm is currently recruiting for a US Patent Prosecution Paralegal for our Patent Prosecution Practice Group in our Dallas office. This position will provide support to patent prosecution attorneys.

Primary Responsibilities

· Preparation and filing of information disclosure statements (IDS) with the USPTO; review and management of active docket and preparation and filing of patent applications.

· Prepare budget status reports.

· Review files to ensure chain of title accuracy.

· Ensure completion of projects by client-specified deadline.

 

Necessary Experience:

Experience & Qualifications

· Minimum of 3-5 years of paralegal experience.

· Applicable paralegal experience in the preparation and filing of information disclosure statements (IDS) with the USPTO; complete familiarity with docketing and with filing of patent applications.

· Ability to organize, maintain, and update files and docket information related to client patent portfolios and to manage a large patent portfolio for large corporate client.

· Prior law firm experience preferred.

We offer a competitive salary and benefits package.

 

 

Contact: Applicants should specify position of interest on the subject line and e-mail resumes and cover letter, including salary history to: smwright@sonnenschein.com


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