Will Train Foreign Filing Specialist


The Washington, DC office of this international IP law firm seeks a full-time Patent Foreign Filing Specialist with ONLT 6 months of IP/Patent experience.

The ideal candidate will have a Bachelors degree with a high GPA and a minimum of 6 months of IP foreign filing experience in a Law firm

You will learn to:

• Prepare international and foreign filing estimates using Global IP Estimator.
• Process the filing of new foreign patent applications worldwide, i.e., EPC, PCT, National, non-convention cases.
• Maintain knowledge of foreign filing requirements, tax laws, renewal data, expiration data, etc.
• Prepare and review appropriate correspondence from foreign associates and to clients regarding new applications, formal requirements, filing details, etc.
• Provide follow-up service regarding due dates to clients by telephone, e-mail or letter.
• Responsible for certification/legalization of formal legal documents.
• Prepare and forward to clients, letters, patent documents, acceptance notices, filing reports, publication information, etc.
• Process formal documents to foreign associates.
• Prioritize workload to meet foreign filing deadlines and due dates.
• Prepare correspondence and perform clerical duties necessary to complete the foreign filing process and maintenance of foreign files through grant.
• Interact with staff and legal personnel on a daily basis.
• Maintain foreign filing docket as necessary for work assignments.
• Miscellaneous other duties as assigned by International Manager.
• Maintain a high quality work product and ability to schedule work to meet department deadlines and perform job responsibilities under pressure efficiently, productively and in a professional manner.

You will learn working knowledge of international and foreign patent processes as well as learning domestic patent processes. Must be detail oriented, have strong organizational, written and oral communication skills and be a team player. It is critical that the ideal candidate has solid proofing skills and understands the need for producing error-free work results. Qualified candidates should be proficient in MS Word, Excel, Outlook, Explorer,

9-5, 35 hour work week, great benefits, amazing fun happy people to work with and salary up to $48,000 with experience.

Please send your resume as a WORD attachment