23 days old

Patent Docketing Specialist

Holbrook, AZ 86025
Job Description: At Perkins Coie, we look for individuals that are self-motivated, dedicated to providing value and superior services and, above all, people who have a high degree of integrity and enthusiasm for their work. Weve created a company culture that is based on collaboration, devotion to serving our clients, and mutual respect. Perkins Coie is committed to advancing diversity and inclusion both within the firm and throughout our collective communities. Work for one of the 100 Best Workplaces in America, get great health insurance, tuition reimbursement, your birthday off, and paid sabbaticals. GENERAL PURPOSE Process incoming patent mail for the all offices that handle Patent prosecution and enter necessary dates/deadlines into the docketing system ensuring accurate and timely entry of relevant information. Assist with for lateral partner client intake projects. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS These essential functions are primary job duties that incumbents must be able to perform unassisted or with some reasonable accommodation. Docket patent dates and deadlines, keeping paralegals, attorneys and clients apprised of upcoming deadlines. Audit all incoming and outgoing patent matters (foreign and domestic) on a continual basis ensuring file integrity and docketing accuracy; includes checking for correct due date docketing, removal of complete items verified through the Patent Application Information Retrieval (PAIR) and entering missing or updated information as identified through PAIR. Troubleshoot errors and provide related training to prevent future issues. Coordinate new lateral partner portfolio intake process ensuring accurate entry of partners clients into the firm approved docketing system. Integrate with other members of the National Docketing Team to coordinate delivery of patent docket services to IP Patent Practice Group Cultivate relationships between the National Docketing Team members and the attorneys, paralegals and staff we support firm wide. Monitor scanning of incoming patent matters. Be present at work during regularly scheduled working hours and as needed in the job position, consistent with the Firm's Remote Work Policy. Additional projects that may be assigned based on continual assessment of ability SPECIFIC SKILLS REQUIRED Ability to work efficiently and accurately in a fast-paced environment, with superb attention to detail. Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing with all levels of firm personnel. Solid time management and prioritization skills. SPECIFIC SKILLS PREFERRED Experience with FoundationIP docketing system, a plus. Basic understanding of all phases of both the US and foreign patent lifecycles, a plus. Knowledge of USPTO website and foreign country's IP websites, a plus. Experience with Adobe Acrobat Professional. EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE Experience using one or more computerized docket systems a plus. (We will consider entry level applicants) Colorado compensation range: $57,490 to $84,130 annually New York compensation range: $66,700 to $97,610 annually These ranges are specific to Colorado and New York, depending on qualification and experience. These ranges may not be applicable to other locations. Perkins Coie may provide a discretionary bonus annually and information regarding benefits can be found here.
Posted: 2022-04-29 Expires: 2022-06-07

Perkins Coie understands your career is about choices, not trade-offs. Named one of the country's "100 Best Places to Work For" by FORTUNE magazine for 13 consecutive years, we provide an exceptional foundation on which to continue or expand your practice. During the past three years, we have hired more than 200 lateral attorneys firmwide at all experience levels. Our attorneys have broad and diverse backgrounds both within and outside the practice of law. By focusing on outstanding client service, superior legal work and generous pro bono and community involvement opportunities, we're dedicated to providing an atmosphere that encourages you to pursue your definition of success--both inside and outside the office.

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Patent Docketing Specialist

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