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Legal Specialist
Ref No.: 18-15967
Location: San Diego, California
Serve as specialist maintaining patent docketing system (IPManager)
Minimum Qualifications:
Docketing and de-docketing of patent related correspondence; Work with a very high volume of patent cases; Manage incoming correspondence from various resources; Conduct research and update database fields; Identify urgent correspondence; Update process documents as needed; Remain current on company/dept. policies and procedures (e.g., court rules, relevant law, etc) as well as industry trends; keep team members informed (as appropriate) regarding this information; Maintain a positive, professional and productive work culture within the group; Encourage and facilitate open communication within the group and with other groups in the department; Must be a team player and perform any required tasks to meet deadlines in a timely manner; Self-starter with excellent organizational skills and acute attention to detail; Flexible w/ ability to multitask and prioritize effectively in a fast paced environment; Able to meet strict and often changing deadlines; Effective verbal and written communication skills; good listener; Able to think logically and communicate questions, thoughts and ideas clearly, both verbally and in writing; Proactively assume responsibility and consistently follow through on assignments; Ability to work independently with minimal guidance; Demonstrated knowledge of Microsoft Office suite (Word, Excel and Outlook required; Powerpoint and Visio, etc. a plus); Ability to consistently complete assignments on time with minimal errors or mistakes.
Preferred Qualifications:
Paralegal Certificate OR College grad with 1 year in a legal setting OR 3 years working under the supervision of an attorney (CA bar). Following experience is a plus: 1-3 yrs in specific field of law.
Education:
Paralegal Certificate OR College grad with 1 year in a legal setting OR 3 years working under the supervision of an attorney (CA bar). Following experience is a plus: 1-3 yrs in specific field of law.