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Patent Assistant

Kelly Services
Fremont, CA 94536
Patent Assistant


This position will provide administrative support in the Intellectual Property Law group and is responsible for assisting IP attorneys with domestic and international patent filings. Candidate must be diligent, organized, reliable/committed, highly motivated and proactive, a pleasant individual with meticulous attention to detail and a professional personality

Responsibilities & Qualifications


+ Provide accurate due date and information management of in-coming correspondence from patent offices, including the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), European Patent Office (EPO), World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) and various foreign patent offices.

+ Prepare required correspondence and/or responses to pending actions (e.g. IDS, Amendments, RCEs, Continuations, Issue Fees). Prepare and maintain client-specific patent status charts reflecting progress and pending prosecution.

+ Significant work with and ideally administering Database/Software Systems, preferably CPA Memotech, CPi or similar system, used in an IP law department

+ Other office/administrative skills, including agility in Microsoft Office, Concur travel/expense reporting, and general other administrative support

+ Desirable to be notary


- 3+ years experience in patent docketing, patent prosecution support for filing and administration of US and international patent/IP portfolios in either private law firms or in-house corporate law departments;

- Technology savvy with an ability to actively learn and utilize software applications. In particular:

-Proficiency in Microsoft Office software applications, including Word, Excel and Outlook;

-Experience with IP Management (CPA Memotech, CPI, etc.) and eBilling/Matter Management applications preferred

- Experience with patent office databases, such as USPTO and Espacenet databases; and

- Advanced internet research skills a plus.


- Excellent organization skills and attention to detail;

- Strong verbal and written communication skills;

- Able to handle tasks efficiently and independently, with limited supervision;

- Able to multi-task and respond to changing priorities;

- Able to work in a small-team collaborative work environment, be willing to assist/support others, think creatively and take initiative.

**Why Kelly** **** **?**

Youre looking to keep your career moving onward and upward, and were here to help you do just that. Our financial staffing experts will connect you with premier companies for opportunities where you can learn, grow, and thrive. Jobs that fit your skills and experience, and most importantly, fit right on your path of where you want to go in in your career. It all adds up.

**About Kelly** ****

At Kelly, were always thinking about whats next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, were a leading advocate for temporary/non-traditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live. Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world.

Kelly is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse workforce and providing accommodations for people with disabilities in all parts of the hiring process as required under its Employment Accommodation Policy. Kelly will work with applicants to meet accommodation needs that are made known to Kelly in advance.
Posted: 2021-03-15 Expires: 2021-04-15

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