nnJob DescriptionnKelly Legal Managed Services is seeking a Patent Paralegal / Legal Assistant to work with our corporate client near Union Station in the West Loop for a long-term, temporary opportunity. Candidates must have prior hands-on experience with patent prosecution.rn rnDuties & QualificationsrnrnrntBuild patent families and assist in preparation of patent prosecution responsesrntMust have 1-2 years’ patent experiencerntParalegal certification highly desiredrntMust have working knowledge of docketing systemsrntExperience in IDS preparation requiredrntAuditing of databases, and experience in CPI a plusrnrnrn rnQualified candidates are urged to send a resume highlighting relevant experience (Word format only, please).rn rnWhy Kelly®? nThe Managed Solutions practice within Kelly Outsourcing and Consulting Group (KellyOCG®) is one focus within the full array of Kelly Services® workforce solutions. nnKelly Services has transformed from the staffing industry pioneer to a leading workforce solutions provider. KellyOCG is the distinguished outsourcing and consulting segment of Kelly Services, known for applying a forward-looking approach that enables companies to make strategic workforce planning decisions that impact their business and competitive advantage.nnThe Managed Solutions practice area of KellyOCG is dedicated to partnering with clients to architect and implement solutions that put them in a position to meet their operational obligation to their organization and freedom to focus on their more strategic business needs. n nnAbout nnKelly Services®nn nAs a workforce advocate for over 70 years, we are proud to have a role in managing employment opportunities for more than one million workers around the globe. We employ 550,000 of these individuals directly with the remaining workers engaged through our talent supply chain network of supplier partners. Revenue in 2015 was $5.5 billion. Visit kellyservices.com and connect with us on Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter. nnKelly Services is an equal opportunity employer including, but not limited to, Minorities, Females, Individuals with Disabilities, Protected Veterans, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity and is committed to employing a diverse workforce. Equal Employment Opportunity is The Law.