Docketing Specialist (IP)

Location: Boston, MA
Date Posted: 03-21-2018
KJM Staffing Solutions is currently seeking an experienced Patent Docketing Specialist for our large law firm client.  This role will support the IP practice and will be based in the Boston office of this global law firm.  This role offers a high base salary and excellent benefits. 
  • Responsible for accurate review and second checking of co-workers work, processing and docketing all Patent documents received from the USPTO and foreign associates, as well as maintenance of Patent records and related docket entries in CPi.
  • Responsible for entering and tracking critical dates with respect to Patent prosecution while discerning the appropriate information to enter into 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 USPTO, attorneys, clients and foreign associates for entering into the Patent 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.
  • Promptly emails relevant communications to the attorneys especially when mail is addressed to only Patent Docketing while also saving documents to File Site.
  • 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 patent prosecution matters handled by Patent Docketing.
  • Perform additional duties as requested by the Docket Manager and Department Manager.
  • Prior experience and knowledge of IP areas of legal practice concentrating in Patent prosecution;
  • Bachelor’s Degree required.
  • Minimum 7 years of law firm experience, preferably in patent prosecution.  Prior experience and knowledge of IP areas of legal practice concentrating in Patent prosecution.
  • Solid working knowledge of Windows 7, Microsoft Office 2010 and Outlook, as well as CPi, searching skills using PAIR and foreign websites.
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