25 days old

U.S. Docketing Agent

Knobbe Martens
Irvine, California 92614
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    Full Time

General Summary: Process files being transferred into and out of Knobbe Martens according to established procedures. Work cohesively with team members and attorneys to ensure efficient client service.



  • Process files transferred to Knobbe Martens (Tran In).
  • Obtain conflict subject matter and run conflict check.
  • Review physical and/or electronic files to identify urgent matters, determine relationships, and assign matter codes.
  • Perform docketing data entry and verify matter status.
  • Manage spreadsheet containing data for import.
  • Prepare and file documentation to finalize transfer before the USPTO.
  • Manage docket relating to documentation necessary to complete transfer.
  • Coordinate barcoding, scanning, and file history downloading.
  • Coordinate transfer efforts with Trademark Paralegal for international trademark matters.
  • Coordinate transfer efforts with Prosecution Team to confirm required documents are received.
  • Process files transferred out from Knobbe Martens (Tran Out).
  • Manage correspondence required for, received during, and received after transfer.
  • Correspond and follow-up with client regarding documentation signature.
  • Review files to ensure all designated files have been collected and to identify urgent matters requiring expedited processing.
  • Perform data updates to docketing system and verify matter status.
  • Prepare physical files and package for transfer according to retention policy.
  • Coordinate the creation of a CD or file sharing site containing electronic files for transfer.
  • Coordinate completion of transfer with new counsel.
  • Manage docket and necessary follow-ups until transfer is complete.
  • Conduct and participate in training as necessary.
  • Complete other duties as assigned by Supervisor(s).



  • Knowledge of patent, trademark and copyright prosecution and previous experience as a Docketing Agent preferred.
  • Effective writing skills; excellent proofreading, spelling, grammar, and punctuation.
  • Previous clerical and data entry experience demanding a high attention to detail.
  • Excellent computer skills; proficient in Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Effective verbal communication skills.
  • Must be efficient, accurate, timely, flexible and have excellent attention to detail.
  • Able to thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.
  • Team player and a positive attitude is a must.
  • Must meet minimum testing requirements.
  • Able to lift and carry up to 15 pounds.

EOE, including disability/vets



  • Legal Services
Posted: 2022-04-26 Expires: 2022-05-26

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