Entry Level Intellectual Property Foreign Patent Paralegal

Christensen O'connor Johnson Kindness Pllc Seattle , WA 98101

Posted 3 weeks ago

Christensen O'Connor Johnson Kindness PLLC (COJK) (www.cojk.com) is seeking qualified candidates to fill a full-time entry level IP Foreign Patent Paralegal position.

COMPANY OVERVIEW

COJK is a Seattle-based intellectual property law firm practicing all areas of IP law. The firm, established in 1929, enjoys a culture produced by a management ethos that emphasizes teamwork, effective communication, and a healthy balance between work and family life. The company takes great pride in its ability to provide excellent service to our clients and further the opportunities of our attorneys and staff for professional and personal growth.

Qualified IP Paralegal candidates will have some intellectual property experience, and be receptive to additional training and guidance from senior IP paralegals. Candidates must possess strong organizational and communication skills, and a desire to provide quality work products. Understanding the life-cycles of foreign patents in multiple countries and regions is a plus.

SKILLS

  • Ability to work efficiently and accurately in a fast-paced environment, and the ability to take direction from attorneys and senior IP paralegals
  • High level of oral and written communication skills
  • Knowledge and experience using Microsoft Office Products
  • Strong spelling, punctuation, grammar, and proofreading skills
  • Strong attention to detail, highly organized, and eager to expand knowledge in the areas of intellectual property law
  • Self-motivated starter willing to seek additional assignments as schedule allows
  • Excellent customer service
  • Ability to work within a team environment
  • Willingness to be flexible

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Assist with maintenance of foreign patent files and docket
  • Maintain current docket for assigned cases and work with senior IP paralegals and attorneys to ensure deadlines are met in a timely manner
  • Provide assistance and support to co-workers in the department as needed, to ensure that consistent, thorough support is given to attorneys
  • Update office databases to ensure accurate information is maintained
  • Maintain confidentiality

COMPENSATION

  • Dependent on experience

Requirements

Some intellectual property experience, and receptive to additional training and guidance from senior IP paralegals.

Benefits

  • Full benefits
  • Medical/Dental/Vision/LTD/STD
  • 401(k)
  • ORCA Pass
  • Paid Holidays
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