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IP Paralegal - Patent

Help us shape the future.  Elevate is changing the way legal support services are delivered and we are looking for creative, innovative people who can help. If you are a client-focused professional who wants your ideas to make a difference, Elevate's team of highly regarded legal service experts could be the right fit for you.

Elevate is a next generation global legal service provider that ranked 53rd on the Inc. 5000 in 2016, a prestigious annual ranking of the fastest growing private companies. We help law firms and corporate legal departments with practical ways to improve efficiency, quality and outcomes.

At Elevate we live our core values.

We Deliver - We are careful about the commitments we make to our customers and to each other. We do what we say we will.  
We Innovate - We celebrate creativity. We challenge the status quo and continuously ask of ourselves, and each other how can we improve.  
We Care - We listen to our customers’ needs and help them solve their business problems. Our work is a positive influence on our personal lives and the lives of our families.

Elevate’s client is a Global Semiconductor Company who is in need of an IP Paralegal whose primary responsibility will be docketing correspondence to and from outside counsel related to US and international applications. This position will report to the Sr. IP Paralegal and work with internal and external IP counsel..

Specifically you will:

  • Accurately docket and enter other IP data into docketing management system and assist with data cleanup as needed.
  • Interact with internal IP counsel regarding global docket.
  • Interact with external US counsel on filings and formalities, prosecution, foreign filing.
  • Draft routine correspondence.
  • As required, assist with departmental overflow work, special projects, filing.

Skills for Success:

  • Ability to work with stakeholders with diverse cultural backgrounds.
  • Strong attention to detail and commitment to accuracy.
  • Excellent organization and prioritization skills to plan for deadlines.
  • Ability to multi-task, work independently and efficiently.

Experience:

  • Minimum of 3-5 years of experience in a docketing position in a private law firm or corporate legal department required.
  • Understanding of patent processes and knowledge of country law rules in the US and international jurisdictions.
  • Intermediate to Advanced level expertise in Microsoft Office, Internet and similar technologies including docketing management systems and USPTO (PAIR) system.
  • Fluency in written and spoken English. 
  • Commitment to diversity and a respect for others and the company's core values.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree and paralegal certificate preferred. 
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