Intellectual Property Specialist (US Filings/IDS)
We are looking for an IP specialist with US/domestic patent prosecution and IDS experience to join a firm and work with their IP Practice team. This position allows candidates to work in the office at their discretion though must be available to be on-site for special projects, team meetings and local office events. are able to consider candidates in Seattle, San Diego, Palo Alto, Denver, Boston , NY, DC, Reston and Chicago. The position will support the group with US filings as well overseeing IDS management for assigned client portfolios. You will support the IP team by providing specialized patent portfolio and diligence support. The firm offers a competitive salary ($80 – $108K DOE for this position, and please note that final offer amount will be dependent on location, experience and skillset of the candidate) and a complete benefits package including medical, dental, vision, as well as 20 days PTO to start. The firm also provides a comprehensive orientation process.
REQUIREMENTS: Candidates are required to have a minimum of 2 years’ current experience in an IP role with experience in full cycle US/domestic patent prosecution work and IDS preparation and processing/management. Candidates should have experience billing their time. Attention to detail, the ability to work independently, and excellent customer service skills are all needed in this position. . Four-year degree is preferred, along with proficiency with MS Office Suite and experience with Inprotech/IPDAS/iManage. Experience researching IP status/history in PTO databases, including USPTO, PAIR and Global Dossier required. Please note that ONLY candidates living in Seattle, San Diego, Palo Alto, Denver, Boston, NY, DC, Reston and Chicago area will be considered.