Kirton McConkie PC
Kirton McConkie, a large Salt Lake City law firm, has an exciting employment opportunity for a highly skilled and experienced Intellectual Property Paralegal.
This position will assist attorneys with patent prosecution, to include:
Patent and legal research;
Summarize legal documents;
Analyze documents for accuracy;
Prepare drafts of legal documents, correspondence, and declarations;
Disseminate, track, and retrieve required legal documents necessary for patent prosecution;
Experience with and detailed knowledge of patent docket systems, a must;
Familiarity with all aspects of U.S. and foreign patent prosecution, including US and PCT practice and procedures;
Provide support in the preparation and filing of selected patent applications for both U.S. and international patent applications; and
Other related tasks and duties as requested.
The ideal candidate must possess excellent technical writing, communication, and analytical skills to independently review, draft, and prepare documents. Proficiency with Microsoft Office specifically Word, Excel and PowerPoint are required. An ability to manage multiple matters, set own work priorities and meet work deadlines is essential. Must be able to work independently as well as with a team. Position requires discretion, independent judgment and critical thinking skills. Minimum of two years of patent prosecution experience required. Paralegal degree and/or Bachelor’s Degree or comparable experience required.
The firm offers generous compensation and benefits. Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume. (no phone calls please)
Job Type: Full-time
patent prosecution: 2 years
Kirton McConkie PC
Website : http://www.kmclaw.com
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