Patent Paralegal

Law firm in Downtown Los Angeles is seeking a Patent Prosecution Paralegal to join their office.



  • Collaborating with the USPTO, attorneys, liaisons, foreign associates, and staff
  • Extracting relevant IP information from official USPTO databases and correspondence
  • Generating docket reports, performing IP docketing, and tracking deadlines
  • Entering new U.S. Provisional, Continuation, Utility, Design, CIP, Opposition, Divisional, and re-examination files into databases
  • Assisting attorneys with patent filing by resolving discrepancies, errors, and omissions
  • Maintaining IP records and reviewing files
  • Reporting to Senior Intellectual Property (IP) Attorneys
  • Performing IP research on public and private databases
  • Processing incoming and outgoing correspondence



  • Minimum 10 years in patent docketing and prosecution administration, US required
  • A bachelor's degree in business, or a post-secondary program with law-related coursework
  • State-approved accredited paralegal certification
  • A minimum of two years of experience
  • Experience in managing IP records and generating docket reports
  • Extensive knowledge of patent filing and review
  • Exceptional ability to perform research and keep track of deadlines
  • Ability to collaborate with others and work independently
  • Exceptional recordkeeping and communication skills

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Full time
Los Angeles, CA 90079, US