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Intellectual Property Docketing Specialists | AM LAW 200 | Boston, NY, or Houston. Our highly awarded AM LAW 100 law firm client is hiring 2 experienced IP Docketing Specialists to sit in either their Boston, NY, or Houston offices. The IP Docketing Specialist is responsible for the accurate review, entering, and processing of IP prosecution correspondence (patent, trademark, and copyright... received directly from the USPTO, UKIPO, EUIPO and foreign associates in the docket system. IP Docketing Specialist must have prior IP Prosecution docketing experience (specifically trademarks, patents are a plus) of at least 5 years and demonstrate high attention to detail, excellent execution and communication skills, and planning skills. The person must be capable of organizing their workload, exercise independent judgment and discretion while working autonomously (seeking counsel when appropriate) and work under pressure often with competing priorities. Accurate and timely completion of responsibilities and tasks to ensure strict deadlines are adhered to and met is essential. Our client is offering a highly competitive compensation and benefit package.

Please send resume to Scott Fischer, CEO: [email protected]

• Responsible for entering and tracking critical dates with respect to Patent and Trademark prosecution while determining the appropriate information to enter the docket in a timely and accurate manner; interpreting official documents and correspondence to gather necessary information for entry into CPi.
• Processes and interprets incoming correspondence from the PTO, attorneys, clients, and foreign associates for entering in the docket database.
• Prepares timely and accurate reports, searching for and retrieving filing information from websites if/when needed to maintain the integrity of the CPi database.
• Responsible for accurate review and second checking of team members work, processing and docketing all documents received from the PTO and foreign associates, as well as maintenance of IP records and related docket entries in CPi.
• Regularly performs significant and recurring tasks with a high degree of priority, attention to detail and maintains follow-up on diverse activities in a timely, deadline-driven environment. Exercises good judgment in application of policies and practices in handling all prosecution matters handled by the IP Docketing Department
• Perform additional duties as requested by the IP Support Manager

• Bachelor’s degree and/or Paralegal Certificate required.
• 3-5 years of IP prosecution docketing experience, preferably in a law firm
• Prior experience with CPI docketing systems is key to this role.
• Advanced computer, Outlook, and Microsoft Office Skills (Word and Excel)
• Excellent interpersonal skills, as well as a strong work ethic working independently and with co-workers.
• Excellent organizational skills that enable the proper management of the workload, exercising independent judgment and discretion while working autonomously under challenging time constraints with competing priorities
• Strong planning and execution and proactive in taking ownership of daily work and seeing it through to completion.
• Strong attention to detail and ability to read and comprehend complex materials involving legal and technical matters; ability to accurately and thoroughly document and file information.
• Strong ability to communicate effectively with attorneys, management, and support staff
Houston TX USA


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