Trademark Docketing Paralegal

Boston, MA | Direct Hire

Post Date: 03/19/2018 Job ID: 80719 Specialty: Legal & Compliance

A prestigious law firm in Boston, MA is seeking a Trademark Docketing Paralegal to join their team. As the Trademark Docketing Paralegal, you will be responsible for the daily docketing activities of the Intellectual Property Practice Group’ s trademark prosecution business. Apply today!

Responsibilities for the Trademark Docketing Paralegal:
  • Responsible for daily mail review and data entry for filings submitted to USPTO, communications received from USPTO, and communications between the firm and foreign associates
  • Review docket for deadlines and manage assignments in support of our clients’ global trademark portfolios
  • Draft and maintain trademark status reports for clients. Run reports and respond to data inquiry requests from attorneys
  • Reconcile CPI database records, files and USPTO and foreign trademark office records
  • Import/profile documents into paperless filing system on an ongoing basis
  • Intake new trademark files (review and import)
  • Work with others to coordinate activities within a department or function of the Firm
  • Organize, prioritize assignments, and serve as a department liaison to ensure collaborative efforts result in meeting or exceeding goals and standards
  • Motivate others to attain their highest levels of achievement, productivity, and work satisfaction
  • Maintain current knowledge of trends and developments affecting the area of specialization
  • Encourage innovative thinking and the exercise of sound judgment to achieve results
Requirements for the Trademark Docketing Paralegal:
  • 3+ years of experience in trademark prosecution docketing
  • Strong attention to detail, and ability to maintain strict confidentiality of the company’ s IP affairs
  • Knowledge and understanding of trademark terminology and filing procedures including both US and foreign matters and knowledge and understanding of current USPTO rules and procedures
  • Working knowledge of docketing software, preferably CPI or IP Foundation software
  • Strong PC skills in word processing, spreadsheets, e-mail, scanning and faxing
  • Technology savvy with a strong knowledge working with Microsoft Office
  • Strong organizational skills with great attention to detail
  • Strong multi-tasking and prioritizing skills with the ability to meet deadlines
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills with a customer service focus
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Must be eligible to work in the U.S. without sponsorship                     

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