IP Paralegal Resume Samples

An IP Paralegal helps lawyers with trademarks, copyrights, patents, and intellectual property litigation. Working on a variety of cases, these professionals undertake the following duties mentioned on the IP Paralegal Resume – collaborating with attorneys, liaisons, and foreign associates; extracting relevant IP information from official databases, generating docket reports, performing IP docketing, assisting attorneys with the patent filing by solving discrepancies, errors, and omissions; maintaining IP records and reviewing files, performing IP research on public and private databases, and processing incoming and outgoing correspondence.

To ensure success in this field, the person should possess knowledge of IP filing, and patent prosecution procedures; and be able to resourcefulness. Other skills include the following – proficiency in legal terminology and electronic databases, experience in managing IP records, and generating docket reports, and exceptional record-keeping skills. A degree is often highlighted on job resumes.

IP Paralegal Resume example

IP Paralegal Resume

Headline : To work in an interesting, challenging and diversified professional office setting, Manages and organizes US patent and trademark docket and processes for multiple IP attorneys, Preparing client formalities for execution (g., Declarations, Assignments & Power of Attorney), eFiling Provisional, US Utility, Continuation, Divisional, Design, PCT & 371 national stage applications, reissue applications, and follow-up on patent and trademark prosecution submission requirements, such as response to office actions & issue fee payments with the USPTO, including formalities and Information disclosure statements with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.

Skills : Word, Word, Excel, Typing, Research, Document Management, Document Management.

Description :

    1. Provided direct assistance to Director of Legal Affairs and all US/Foreign outside Counsel.
    2. Responsible for managing all aspects of US/Foreign Trademark and Opposition portfolios.
    3. Drafted and prepared of POA's, Assignments, and other various formal documents/correspondence.
    4. Reviewed all incoming correspondences/emails and docket impending due dates/notes.
    5. Daily communicated with foreign associates re any IP matters or filings.
    6. Updated of internal trademark software (creating new matters, uploading docs, outlook email transfer, status updates, docketing, matter notes, etc.
    7. Obtained copies of US/Foreign patents, file wrappers and other such documents as requested.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
BA In Notary Public


IP Paralegal Resume

Headline : Career goal is to obtain a challenging and rewarding opportunity as a senior administrative assistant utilizing my extensive experience as an intellectual property prosecution paralegal, & Performing Assignment searches, Assignment recordings, and reviews chain of title, Docketing management and calendaring, requiring significant awareness of and sensitivity to time management and filing deadlines.

Skills : Software / Internet/ Intranet/ Applications and Computer.

Description :

    1. Drafted/edited of all Athlete Endorsement/Sponsorship Agreements/Contracts/NDA's.
    2. Maintained and managed the firm's docket and due date list through Computer Packages Inc.
    3. Prepared and e-filed all U.S. Patent related documents with the USPTO for the entire IP Department.
    4. Maintained docket for firm, including all aspects of Patent Prosecution such as PCT Applications, Provisional applications, U.S.
    5. Produced, filed and reported PCT Applications, Provisional applications, U.S. National Stage applications, Utility applications, Continuation applications, Continuation-In-Part Applications, Assignments, Declarations, signed Power of Attorney forms, Preliminary Amendments, Amendments, Information Disclosure Statements, Supplemental Information Disclosure Statements, Quick Path Information Disclosure Statements, Issue Fee payments, and Petitions to Revive.
    6. Corresponded independently with clients via e-mail.
    7. Maintained and managed the firm's docket and due date list.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Certification In Paralegal Studies


IP Paralegal Resume

Objective : IP Paralegal is Notarizing documents, manage POA’s, notary authentication and apostilling of documents, Demonstrating abilities in operational excellence, to independently and collaboratively track and move projects forward while adapting to changing priorities, organizing, think critically, strategically and tactically, meet deadlines yet remain flexible in a dynamic multi-task and fast-paced environment.

Skills : MS Office, Paralegal, Drafting.

Description :

    1. Managed day-to-day functions to optimize workflows, create templates for legal and compliance for increased efficiency and support the objectives and goals of the legal department.
    2. Managed electronic billing and worked with Finance to manage multi-million dollar budget and legal expenses.
    3. Identified technology needs of, and propose technology solutions to, the legal team and continually evaluate and implement new software products and features.
    4. Managed and supported litigation, e-discovery, and gathering and preserving of evidence.
    5. Drafted and documented board resolutions and other corporate formalities for ten (10) global legal entities.
    6. Worked directly with Managing Directors and boards members to obtain feedback and signatures.
    7. Managed projects to completion within acceptable timeframe, budget and quality to meet GCs expectations.
            Years of Experience
            Experience
            2-5 Years
            Experience Level
            Level
            Executive
            Education
            Education
            Certification In Paralegal Studies

            IP Paralegal Resume

            Headline : Intellectual IP Paralegal with 10+ years' experience in patent prosecution and administrative law, proactive in problem solving, chaired weekly patent docket/case meetings, and manage and maintain complete Patent Award process, & Providing client management support by maintaining client portals, updating client status charts, running various client docket reports for portfolio analysis, and communication with clients regarding upcoming U.S. patent deadlines, requests for instructions, formalities reminders, and filings.

            Skills : Microsoft Word, Excel And PowerPoint; Thomson IPManager And CPA Memotech Docketing Databases, Fluent In Spanish, Notary Public Of NJ.

            Description :

              1. Ensured timely entry and updating of filing and action/response data from domestic and foreign patent prosecution into Thomson IPManager and CPA Memotech docketing databases.
              2. Prepared and filed new patent applications and assist in timely filing of amendments, assignments, IDSs and related papers with USPTO; responsible for the effective management and maintenance of the foreign and national filing process of US patent applications, and the timely submission of the applications for worldwide filing.
              3. Interacted and corresponded with inventors, management, attorneys, clients, foreign associates, and the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) in a courteous matter and with discretion regarding sensitive matters.
              4. Collected legal and administrative research using various search websites (Chrome, Bing, Yahoo, SciFinder, PatBase, USPTO, Espacenet, and other countries' patent/trademark websites) regarding patents, trademarks, and pertinent clients' information as required.
              5. Processed confidential documents, develop Excel spreadsheets and generate reports and PowerPoint presentations.
              6. Created and edited documents, reports, and legal documents.
              7. Prepared and distributed weekly reports to monitor and maintain attorney(s) case dockets.
            Years of Experience
            Experience
            5-7 Years
            Experience Level
            Level
            Executive
            Education
            Education
            Business Administration

            IP Paralegal Resume

            Objective : Contract administration and paralegal experience with Strong documentation skills related to contract origination, addendums, tracking, and contract management; process and project activity in litigation preparation, document review, proofreading, document organization projects, and database utilization.

            Skills : Microsoft Outlook 2010; Microsoft Word 2010; Microsoft Excel 2010; Microsoft PowerPoint 2010; Adobe Acrobat X; Internet Proficient; Typing-80wpm; BigHand Dictation; WorkShare Professional;.

            Description :

              1. Responsible for specific tasks on the RIAA (Downloading Copyright Infringement Case) Intellectual Property law.
              2. Utilized the database Abacus in performing the duties of automated litigation.
              3. Generated documents to file with court proofreading them for accuracy and verifying correct content information.
              4. Scheduled events in Abacus for the Litigation calendar for each case.
              5. Generated legal documents from Abacus for litigation activities, such as Summons and Complaints, Third Party Pre-Warning letters and Default documents for almost all 50 states in the United States.
              6. Used and searched Pacer and other databases to obtain information used in Litigation.
              7. Worked with National Process Server and Local Counsel in each state to achieve good service of subpoenas and other case documents according to court rules for each state.
            Years of Experience
            Experience
            2-5 Years
            Experience Level
            Level
            Junior
            Education
            Education
            BA In Paralegal

            IP Paralegal Resume

            Summary : Decisive, action-oriented and results-focused business professional with 15+ years of experience in the Intellectual Property industry. Dedicated and team oriented with strong leadership, communication and organization skills. Driven by new challenges and desire to be successful in all endeavors.

            Skills : Intellectual Property Creation & Process.

            Description :

              1. Performed legal and factual research.
              2. Performed records research.
              3. Organized and analyzed information.
              4. Cross-checked and validated information.
              5. Prepared electronic reports.
              6. Prepared correspondence.
              7. Checked and edited documents for accuracy.
            Years of Experience
            Experience
            7-10 Years
            Experience Level
            Level
            Management
            Education
            Education
            Master of Business

            IP Paralegal Resume

            Objective : To obtain a challenging IP Paralegal position with an organization in which my skills can be utilized for growth, to maintain quality and to improve teamwork within the company, Identified potential infringements and worked closely with outside attorneys for any possible actions to take, Tracking and maintaining domain name registrations, Assisting in all IP litigation as well.

            Skills : Planning, Paralegal, Reporting.

            Description :

              1. Built and maintained database and files.
              2. Organized and tracked case files.
              3. Scanned and saved subpoenas and other case documents to electronic case files.
              4. Handled document coding and review of case documents in asbestos lawsuits and other environmental lawsuits.
              5. Generated and distributed quarterly patent annuity reports in a timely manner.
              6. Assisted and trained co-workers and clients on Word, Excel, Thomson IP Manager and CPA Memotech docketing databases, and navigation of the USPTO website.
              7. Reviewed patent file histories in electronic and hard copy formats for trial.
            Years of Experience
            Experience
            2-5 Years
            Experience Level
            Level
            Junior
            Education
            Education
            GED

            IP Paralegal Resume

            Objective : A highly competent, motivated and enthusiastic administrative and legal assistant/paralegal with over thirty years of experience working as part of a team in a busy office environment. I am well organized and proactive in providing timely, efficient and accurate administrative and/or legal assistance and support to supervisors, managers and colleagues.

            Skills : Managing, Legal Assistant, Time Management.

            Description :

              1. Responsible for the workflow of two Associate Attorneys.
              2. Prepared various documents to be filed with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, i.e., Information Disclosure Statements, Amendments, Fee Transmittals, etc.
              3. Prepared and finalized, assemble documents for filing.
              4. Ensured documents are filed in a timely manner electronically with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office or via courier.
              5. Prepared letter reporting filed documents to the client.
              6. Prepared draft invoices for services rendered as needed.
              7. Reviewed Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) forms 3,4,5,8-K, 10-C, 10-K, 10-Q, and other related documents for trial Prepared and filed application for federal employer identification number.
            Years of Experience
            Experience
            2-5 Years
            Experience Level
            Level
            Junior
            Education
            Education
            Associates In Psychology

            IP Paralegal Resume

            Summary : Over 10 years of paralegal experience working in both plaintiff and defense firms. Experienced in medical malpractice, insurance defense, personal injury, toxic tort litigation and intellectual property. Extensive experienced reviewing medical records, organizing and preparing discovery documents, using technology to support the litigation process both before and during trial. Meting tight deadlines repeatedly while working under pressure to further assigned case.

            Skills : Legal Research, Microsoft Office Suite, 90 WPM Typing Speed, Web Development.

            Description :

              1. Assisted with document archival and docket upkeep for complex national litigation cases.
              2. Performed research and document retrieval per associate and partner requests.
              3. Examined correspondence, pleadings and discovery materials to find supportive argument evidence.
              4. Proof-read and made editorial changes to correspondence and pleadings.
              5. Drafted written correspondence, reports, memos and other original documents.
              6. Prepared exhibits to state and federal filings, determined court-specific rules and regulations, coordinated with clerks to obtain case materials, filed various pleadings physically and electronically with courts.
              7. Navigated and updated Introspect and Lotus Notes databases.
            Years of Experience
            Experience
            10+ Years
            Experience Level
            Level
            Senior
            Education
            Education
            BA In Philosophy

            IP Paralegal Resume

            Headline : IP Paralegal in all IP from filing to issuance, maintenance fees & annuity management, due diligence in support of legal analysis, assistance with IP agreements, docketing and managing docketing reports, overseeing outside counsel US & foreign, managing and responding to requests from the different business units in a timely manner.

            Skills : Time Management. Development Case, Client Assistant.

            Description :

              1. Prepared PowerPoint presentations, under attorney guidance, for use at client and court demonstrations.
              2. Organized and managed United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) patent file histories and other relevant client documents in electronic and hard copy formats consisting of over three million pages for trial.
              3. Attended and assisted attorney at trial, maintained exhibit list, noted developments of case, reactions of jurors, witnesses, and opposing counsel during trial. 
              4. Assisted and participated in finding vendors to code client emails, optical character recognition hardcopy documents, spreadsheets, letters, and other documents for production.
              5. Created query keyword searches in Concordance and created PivotTable and charts to use for deposition binders, exhibits for trial, trial binders, productions, and presentations.
              6. Drafted periodical memos and reports on the status of indices and location of client material for attorney review and inclusion into motions, depositions, trial preparation, exhibits, and presentations.
              7. Prepared case budget reports.
            Years of Experience
            Experience
            5-7 Years
            Experience Level
            Level
            Executive
            Education
            Education
            Certificate In Paralegal Studies