Washington, DC - A boutique powerhouse intellectual property firm is currently seeking a junior-level IP Docketing Specialist to support their patent prosecution team. Qualified applicants will have one year of intellectual property experience; ideally with a focused within docketing. The role will be primary responsible for assisting with United States patent filings in accordance with the USPTO guidelines. The Docketing Specialist will support US specialists, patent attorneys, patent agents and paralegals. In this role, the Docketing Specialist will be responsible for reviewing electronic Weekly Docket for assigned clients; proactively communicating with and reminding practitioners of due dates; reviewing Daily Dockets and attending to pertinent entries with Docket Department. The Docketing Specialist will gain knowledge and be responsible for adhering to USPTO procedures and firm policies and protocols and timely creating and filing accurate and comprehensive USPTO submissions, including Information Disclosure Statements. You will also have the opportunity to work with and update firm clients, and respond to client inquiries regarding routine patent portfolio matter. The successful candidate will be motivated to continually stay up to date and grow their knowledge of US patent rules. Interested and qualified candidates should apply today.
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