Patent Foreign Filing Specialist


The Washington, DC office of this international IP law firm seeks a full-time Experienced Patent Foreign Filing Specialist with 3+ years of IP/Patent foreign or domestic filing experience.

You will:

• 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 need a working knowledge of 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, bonus, tuition aid, amazing fun happy people to work with and salary up to $75,000 with experience.

Please send your resume as a WORD attachment