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Patent Paralegal - NIH

Kelly Services
Rockville, MD 20851
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Kelly Government Solutions is a strategic supplier and business partner to the federal government and its key suppliers. Through our partnership with the National Institutes of Health, Kelly Government Solutions offers administrative, IT, engineering, scientific, and healthcare professionals the opportunity to work with the leading medical research center in the world. We are seeking an experienced individual to work as a Patent Paralegal at the National Institutes of Health in Rockville, MD.

This is a long-term contract position which offers:

- Competitive compensation and comprehensive benefit package

- Optional health, vision, and dental plans

- Vacation leave as well as paid federal holidays and 401K plan.

- Access to NIHs unparalleled resources and niche scientific initiatives

TASKS/SERVICES. The contractor shall:

(1) Manage all aspects of license agreement-related work in support of the Technology Transfer and Intellectual Property Office (TTIPO) Technology Transfer and Patent Specialist (TTPS) including license application review, database entries, licensing-related documentation review, maintenance and retention, and licensing workflow navigation.

(2) Review, analyze and maintain licensing agreements and forecast future royalty income for NIAID and CDC; create executive summaries of license agreements; communicate with licensees under the direction of TTPS.

(3) Route negotiated and finalized agreements for signature by NIH and applicants; close out and process executed agreements in appropriate databases.

(4) Generate reports relating to incurred and unreimbursed patent expenses for patent portfolios being licensed under agreements.

(5) Routinely assist with license royalty review, analysis, reporting and distribution.

(6) Provide assistance with license monitoring and enforcement activities for the NIAID and CDC portfolios.

(7) Analyze patent budget, expenses and project foreseeable costs associated with pursuing domestic and/or foreign patent protection for NIAID and CDC inventions.

(8) Assist with review and management of third party patent filings where NIAID or CDC staff are named as inventors; prepare and forward formal patent documents to third party as appropriate.

(9) Perform all actions to support and implement NIAID and CDC authorizations to discontinue patent prosecution

(10) Communicate with law firms regarding filing confirmations, patent data, formal document requirements.

(11) Generate new patent records in the database based on TTIPO patent filing decisions

(12) Enter data into databases, perform data quality checks, maintain database integrity for all actions relating to: patents, employee invention reports (EIR), patent maintenance and annuities, agreements and post-execution agreement compliance documentation. Data could broadly pertain to Licenses, Confidentiality Disclosure Agreements (CDAs), Material Transfer Agreements (MTAs), Conditional Gift Fund Agreements (CGFs), Cooperative Research and Development Agreements (CRADAs), Sales and Progress reports, etc, and data related to the administration of the patent legal services contract.

(13) Generate docket reports and help ensure that upcoming deadlines are communicated within the office.

(14) Assist with preparation for and during Technology Evaluation Advisory Committee (TEAC) and pre-TEAC meetings and with post-TEAC proceedings

(15) Assist with advertising and marketing efforts and administration of technology transfer agreements as necessary including managing communications with external organizations and NIAID divisions in regard to the biological materials and establishing simple agreements

(16) Stay abreast of changes in the US and foreign patent laws and policies that have implications for NIAID and CDC patent portfolios and help implement necessary process and database adjustments to comply with appropriate changes.

REQUIREMENTS. The contractor ideally would have:

(1) Associate's or bachelors degree in related field

(2) Minimum of 3 years of patent paralegal experience in a law firm setting

Please Note: Vaccination against COVID-19 is a requirement for all job opportunities offered through Kelly Government Solutions, in accordance with the Executive Order on Ensuring Adequate COVID Safety Protocols for Federal Contractors.


When you apply, please know a Kelly Government Solutions Recruiter will review your resume and will contact you directly, if your skills and experience match the requirements of this position.

Due to the high volume of inquiries, we regret that we cannot accept phone calls. Even if you arent contacted for this position, you are still part of our talent network. All Kelly recruiters have access to your profile, which expands your opportunities even further.

As a specialty talent company, Kelly is committed to doing the right thing for our talent and clients. We stand up for equity, inclusion, fair treatment, and opportunity for all as these build the foundation of our Talent Promise. With a focus on safety, value, well-being, investment, and opportunity, Kellys Talent Promise confirms our commitment to those in search of a better way to work and live and to help discover whats next.

It is obvious things are different than they were just a few months ago. Kelly is at the forefront of ensuring the safety of our employees in this new working environment. Be well and stay strong.

**You should know:** Your safety matters! Vaccination against COVID-19 may be a requirement for this job in compliance with current client and governmental policies. A Kelly recruiter will confirm and share more details with you during the interview process.

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

Looking to connect with premier government agencies or the top 25 federal government contractors? Kelly Government offers a variety of full-time, project (SOW), seasonal, and surge support opportunities in science, engineering, technical, professional, and administrative support roles. Our experts will find you the opportunity that fits your schedule and interests and handle the details of transferring and processing all levels of security clearances. Its just another way we make the job search work for you.

**About Kelly** ****

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Kelly is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse workforce, including, but not limited to, minorities, females, individuals with disabilities, protected veterans, sexual orientation, gender identity Equal Employment Opportunity is The Law. (


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Posted: 2022-05-11 Expires: 2022-06-16

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