Patent Paralegal at Power Integrations

Power Integrations

Full-Time

Mid Level

San Jose, CA, USA

$80.000 - $120.000

22 Mar → 21 Apr

Patent Attorney Paralegal

Job Description

Patent Paralegal, experience in Patent Prosecution with experience in:

Coordination and scheduling of tasks between IP Engineers, Patent Attorneys and Patent Agents in the prosecution of patents with the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) and the International Bureau (IB) of the World Intellectual Property Organization

Management and Administration of IP Management Software, specifically FoundationIP

Preparation, proofreading, and management of patent applications, patent forms and formal documents for in-house filing with the USPTO and the IB

Support in-house resources and Outside Counsel in the filing of patent applications, patent forms and formal documents in the United States and foreign jurisdictions

Job Responsibilities

  • Work within Power Integrations’ Intellectual Property (IP) Management Database for supporting the filing and prosecution of patent applications
  • Receive and docket documents from the USPTO, foreign patent offices, inventors, in-house patent team and Outside Counsel for generating workflow tasks
  • Schedule the filing of patent documents in domestic and foreign patent offices, directly with the in-house patent team and with Outside Counsel
  • Prepare and proofread patent forms and documents, in particular, forms for the USPTO and the IB
  • Execute electronic filings with the USPTO and the IB
  • Work with IP engineers, Patent Agents, and Patent Attorneys to keep abreast of all rules, regulations, and procedures for filing patent applications and related documents, in particular with the USPTO and the IB
  • Perform legal research and provide administrative guidance for the prosecution of patent applications
  • Generate reports on the status of Power Integrations’ US and Foreign patent portfolio

Requirements / Qualifications

  • American Bar Association Approved Paralegal Certificate or Certified Paralegal

  • At least 2 years of paralegal experience with a specific emphasis on patent prosecution

  • At least 5 years of docketing experience with emphasis on US patent prosecution

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, and Adobe Acrobat

  • Proficiency with docketing databases, especially FoundationIP

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

How To Apply

Apply directly through the LegalJobs website

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