Holland & Hart LLP
Salt Lake City, UT, United States
Administrative, Intellectual Property
Mar 23, 2020
Holland & Hart is seeking an IP Specialist (a hybrid patent prosecution paralegal/patent administrator) to support their dynamic patent practice in Salt Lake City, UT. This position supports our patent attorneys in docket and practice management. We offer excellent salaries, outstanding benefits, and an energizing, professional work environment.
Various tasks associated with the preparation and prosecution of patent and trademark applications including:
Manage and perform range of duties related to an internal electronic file system
Generate templates for patent and trademark applications, and responses to various Office Actions (including but not limited to: a Filing Receipt, Notice to File Missing Parts, Response to Office Action, Notice of Publication, Notice of Allowance, Issue Notification; Letters Patent; and Trademark Registrations) as they relate to correspondence/filing with USPTO, PCT, and foreign associates
Prepare additional templates for various legal documents (Declaration, Powers of Attorney, Assignments)
Review formalities of filed patent documents to ensure proper form, including Filing Receipts, Declarations, Recordings, Information Disclosure Statements, allowed patents ready to issue, etc.
Perform electronic filings at the USPTO
Managing new client intake and opening of matters
Performing a variety of patent support and administrative tasks as needed
While paralegal and patent prosecution experience is preferred we are considering all career-focused, interested candidates who are able to demonstrate:
Exceptional attention to detail and proofreading skills.
Motivated to excel with a positive, team-oriented attitude.
Strong work ethic.
Ability to quickly learn and comprehend complex concepts and processes.
Superior oral and written communication skills.
Critical thinking to understand how each task fits into the broader workflow.
Ability to maximize the efficient use of technology and strives to make tasks easier and more efficient.
Is proficient in the Microsoft Office suite of products (Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint are requirements).
Holland & Hart LLP
Website : https://www.hollandhart.com/