Paralegal

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Large nationwide law firm is currently expanding their practicing and opening a new branch in the area. They are actively interviewing for multiple positions including an experienced Intellectual Paralegal or IP Paralegal. The position is full time with office hours Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. Some over time may be required. The law firm provides a very generous benefits package after the successful completion of a 60 day probationary period. Benefits include 100% employer paid medical, group dental, group vision, along with a matching 401k. Additional benefits include but may not be limited to; paid holidays, paid personal days, paid training, 1 paid day each month while volunteering in the community, prepaid life insurance, and long term life and disability. The starting pay is up to $65,000 per year. The ideal employee will have 3 years or more working in the IP field. This is a new office that will be building staff that includes several partners and associates relocating or joining the firm. Additional staff to be hired is front desk receptionist, litigation paralegals, legal assistant and a legal secretary. Applicants must be organized, efficient and comfortable working in a changing environment while the office expands. The paralegal will provide general support to 1 partner focused exclusively on U.S and foreign patents to include applications and responses. The Paralegal must have knowledge of filing process and procedure through USPTO and WIPO. Assist in the preparation and filing of PCT. Review and manage deadlines, prepare legal correspondence, legal documents and understand full life cycle of patent applications. Some billing is required. Requirements No less than 3 years of IP experience A 4 year degree in Legal Studies from an accredited ABA Advanced understanding of legal terminology Advanced computer skills Capable of filing independently Type 35 wpm or greater

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