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Patent Prosecution Paralegal

Palo Alto, California
Job Type
Full Time
2 Aug 2020
Ref ID: 00500010

Classification: Paralegal

Compensation: DOE

We are working with a mid-sized law firm with an opening for their IP team. If you are a Paralegal with Patent Prosecution experience, this may be the perfect fit for you.

This great firm has a strong supportive and is led by dedicated individuals with a passion for IP.

They are looking for a Paralegal with prior experience to do the following day-to-day tasks:
•US and Foreign filing experience (heavy foreign)
•Extract relevant information from correspondence and official Patent Trademark Office databases;
•Enter and track due dates into matter management system and monitor actions due;
•Review USPTO and outside counsel correspondence, enter new cases and new due dates;
•Generate docket reports and coordinate with attorneys and staff to meet all due dates satisfied
•Communicate with USPTO, attorneys, paralegals, liaisons, foreign associates and staff about docketing and prosecution matters;
•Assist in quality assurance review for patent filings by noting and referring any errors or omissions during docketing to attorneys.

If this sounds like the right role for you, please apply now!

Robert Half offers great benefits such as 401k, vision, dental, etc.

Robert Half Legal is the premier provider of highly skilled legal professionals, including lawyers, paralegals and legal support personnel, for law firms and corporate legal departments. With locations in Major North American and international markets, Robert Half Legal's deep network allows access to legal professionals other staffing firms don't. In addition, we offer legal project management and e-discovery services for a wide range of initiatives, including litigation support and mergers and acquisitions, as well as dedicated, secure space for document review

Job Requirements:
- Patent Prosecution experience

- Customer service oriented communication skills that allow for pleasant and beneficial interactions with all customers

- Accurate, attentive, and experience handling sensitive or confidential information

- Eager problem-solver who listens for customer cues and actively resolves problems with grace and integrity

- Ideal candidate should possess knowledge of word processing and spreadsheets

- Ability to take ownership of projects, writing and negotiating, planning and organizing

An excellent chance to foster client relationships and build case management skills, and to provide support to staff through training. Additionally, the organization is prepared to offer you a competitive compensation. Contact us today to grow your paralegal career!


Robert Half Legal matches legal professionals and consultants with some of the best companies on a full-time, project and temporary basis, serving both law firms and corporate legal departments. We also provide project and eDiscovery teams and workspace for a wide range of initiatives, including litigation support, mergers and acquisitions, and document review matters. Our personalized approach, innovative matching technology and global network with local market expertise help you find the legal jobs that match your skills and priorities - fast. By working with us, you have access to challenging opportunities, competitive compensation and benefits, and training to enhance your skill sets.

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  • Job Reference: 164601060-2
  • Date Posted: 2 August 2020
  • Recruiter: Robert Half
  • Location: Palo Alto, California
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Veterans Jobs
  • Job Type: Full Time