Description: The paralegal role is a highly respected position, where you will be working as an equal with our partners and associates, and performing the case management duties that hold our firm together. We see the paralegal’s role as critical in keeping the firm organized and on top of every deadline. You will be an integral part of the core team of our startup, and we value every team member for what they bring to the table.

The role includes performing case management duties such as receiving and docketing notifications from the patent offices and managing the firm’s calendar of filing deadlines. Tasks also include performing U.S. and PCT filings, completing patent forms, preparing responses on formalities, recording patent assignments, and drafting and sending email notices to clients.

There will also be opportunities to provide input on software we are developing to make case management, docketing, and other tasks easier. You will have the opportunity to work collaboratively with software developers to come up with ideas for how to improve on current processes.

Key Result Areas:

  1. Knowledge of and ability to implement best practices in case management, docketing, form completion, and related tasks
  2. Attention to detail to ensure that deadlines are docketed correctly and forms are completed without error
  3. Working with our technology team to develop software tools to improve processes that are currently done manually

Reporting to: CEO, Managing Partner

Qualifications:

  • Required Experience: Past experience as a patent prosecution paralegal
  • Location: Remote, Anywhere in the US
  • Part time/Full time available