Morris Manning & Martin, LLP

Intellectual Property Paralegal — Atlanta

Morris, Manning & Martin, LLP is looking for an IP Patent Paralegal for the Intellectual Property practice in our Atlanta Office.  This position will operate as part of a team of attorneys, specialists and staff and will assume ownership for all aspects of file management to ensure a high level of service to both internal and external clients. The ideal candidate will meet the following criteria:

Responsibilities

  • Support IP attorneys, patent agents, and technical advisors transmitting documents to respective clients and maintaining patent and trademark files for the Intellectual Property group as assigned
  • Draft USPTO documents, responses, client letters and other correspondence
  • Prepare application papers for U.S., PCT and foreign patent applications
  • Daily review of attorney docket report and attend to completion of deadlines
  • Perform research and E-Filing of documents
  • Prepare and maintain client status reports and client protocol requirements
  • Obtain copies of patents other such documents as requested
  • Assist in patent filing strategy discussions and due diligence
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree with a minimum of three (3) years of Intellectual Property paralegal experience
  • Law firm experience preferred
  • In-depth knowledge of patent law and practice a must; knowledge of trademark law a plus
  • Excellent organizational skills and accuracy
  • Professional demeanor and attitude
  • Solid written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work both individually and collaboratively to accomplish projects and meet tight deadlines
  • Ability to prioritize multiple tasks while ensuring timely completion
  • Must be proficient with USPTO procedures and filing protocols
  • Must have strong client service skills and ability to follow client specific protocols
  • Strict attention to detail with ability to operate in a fast-paced environment
  • Proficiency in MS Office applications suite
  • Visio experience a plus

MMM offers a very competitive salary and benefits package, including medical, dental, 401K, PTO and many other benefits.  A background check will be completed on the final applicant to whom an offer is made.

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