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Patent Paralegal

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Microchip Technology Incorporated Chandler , AZ 85249

Posted 4 months ago

Job Description:

Microchip Technology Incorporated ("Microchip") is seeking a Patent Paralegal to help administer Microchip's growing patent portfolio. Microchip, a public U.S. company listed on the Nasdaq, is a global provider of microcontroller and analog semiconductor products and licensor of related technology. Our products provide low-risk product development, lower total system cost and faster time to market for thousands of diverse customer applications worldwide. Headquartered in Chandler, Arizona, Microchip offers outstanding technical support along with dependable delivery and quality. For more information about Microchip, its products and technology, please visit

Key Responsibilities:

The Patent Paralegal position reports to Microchip's IP Counsel. In this position, the successful candidate will:

  • Update and maintain Microchip's electronic patent docketing database;

  • Review and track incoming correspondence from outside counsel;

  • Communicate with inside counsel and staff on patent application preparation, filing and prosecution matters;

  • Communicate with inventors regarding approval and filing of draft patent applications, proposed responses to office actions and recommendations to file continuation/divisional applications;

  • Track deadlines for pending patent applications and issued patents, including deadlines for relevant milestones at allowance of claims and renewal fee windows;

  • Instruct outside counsel and vendors regarding payment or non-payment of issue fees and maintenance fees;

  • Generate various reports from the patent docketing database as requested;

  • Process certain emails and requests that come to the Legal Department email inbox;

  • Support transfer of IP to and from Microchip, including gathering and recording necessary assignment documents and importing relevant data and documents into Microchip's docketing database; and

  • Perform other duties at the discretion of Microchip's General Counsel and IP Counsel.

Job Requirements

The successful candidate will:

  • Have experience with patent docketing software (Anaqua preferred);

  • Be extremely organized and able to prioritize numerous tasks to meet deadlines with time constraints;

  • Have strong attention to detail;

  • Be prepared to write and proofread typed material for contextual, grammatical and typographical errors;

  • Demonstrate strong interpersonal skills necessary to communicate with and follow instructions effectively from a diverse group of attorneys, staff, and inventors;

  • Be improvement and process oriented; and

  • Work well in a collaborative team environment.

Undergraduate degree highly desirable, but not required; excellent academic credentials.

Mandatory computer skills: Proficient with Microsoft Office products, including Outlook, Word, PowerPoint and Excel, patent docketing database software, and video conferencing.

The successful candidate will preferably have:

  • At least 3 years' experience with patent docketing and prosecution support;

  • Experience in the semiconductor industry;

  • Foreign and PCT filing experience;

  • In-house experience; and

  • Litigation support experience.

Special Requirements:

Must be prepared to be located in Chandler, Arizona, USA

Equal Opportunity EmployerMicrochip is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer of Disabled / Veterans / Minorities / Women. We provide equal employment and affirmative action opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other basis protected under applicable federal, state or local laws.

For more information on applicable equal employment regulations, please refer to the EEO is the Law Poster and the EEO is the Law Poster Supplement. Please also refer to the Pay Transparency Policy Statement.

Applicants with DisabilitiesIf you need accommodation for any part of the employment process because of a medical condition or disability, please send us an email here with "Applicant Accommodation Request" in the subject line of the email. Alternatively, you may call us at 480-730-7330 to let us know the nature of your request.

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Patent Paralegal

Expired Job

Microchip Technology Incorporated