Patent Docketing Specialist

Friedman Williams

Patent Docketing Specialist Washington DC

Job ID: 15963

Reporting to the Docket Supervisor, this position assists and supports the operations of the intellectual property practice by processing patent-related mail in accordance with national and international patent rules and laws and in accordance with firm policies and procedures. A hybrid work opportunity is available for this position.

Responsibilities:

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  • Reviews and extracts information from foreign and domestic Patent Office incoming and outgoing communications for entry into our docketing database
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  • Adapts to specific docketing procedures established for each of our clients
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  • Monitors the Patent Office daily dockets
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  • Generates daily mail log
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  • Enters information and uploads documents into a client database
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  • Prepares expense forms for processing of vendor invoices and delivers to billing lawyers for approval
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  • Programs, runs, prints, and distributes docket reports to lawyers and staff
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  • Assists with all tasks associated with payment of U.S. and foreign annuities and maintenance fees
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Education & Experience:

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  • High school diploma or equivalent. Post high school education and experience with CPI preferred
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  • One year of related docketing experience; three to five years experience preferred Excellent written and oral communication skills
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  • Strong typing and proofreading skills and exceptional attention to detail
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  • Time management and organizational skills to prioritize work
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  • Self-starter with a professional demeanor and ability to work independently with minimal supervision
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  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to build relationships with a wide range of individuals with differing opinions and diverse personalities
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  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office, familiarity using a CRM system, and ability to adapt to new software programs
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  • Candidates must possess a team-oriented attitude
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COVID-19: Firm requires its personnel to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Proof of vaccination is required.

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