IP Specialist (Docket department) needed for a growing IP group located in downtown Chicago. Join this group of dynamic attorneys in a regional office located downtown. The IP Specialist will work with the attorneys and be responsible for trademark docket matters in the group. The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 2 years Intellectual Property (IP) docketing experience and a strong working knowledge of domestic and international patent and trademark processes. Must be detail oriented, have strong organizational, written and oral communication skills and be a team player. Qualified candidates should be proficient in MS Word, Excel, Outlook, RightFax and Explorer; and previous docketing software experience.

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Req ID: 01300-9500276921

Functional Role: Paralegal

Country: USA

State: IL

City: Chicago

Postal Code: 60611

Compensation: $50,000.00 to $55,000.00 per year

Requirements: Responsibilities include but are not limited to: Review and docket electronic PTO filings; Enter new case information using the appropriate criteria and relationships; Ability to generate reports from the docket system; Monitor and docket electronic correspondences received in the PTO patent and trademark mailbox, including docketing all relevant and pertinent deadlines; Review and docket all domestic and foreign correspondence received via mail, courier and facsimile, including docketing all relevant and pertinent deadlines; Monitor and update firm docket on a daily basis, including communicating with attorneys/paralegals/assistants to obtain instruction for docket entries. THIS IS AN EXCITING OPPORTUNITY TO JOIN A REGIONAL GROUP! INTERESTED CANDIDATES PLEASE E-MAIL RESUMES TO CHINETTA.FOSTER@ROBERTHALFLEGAL.COM AND CHINETTA.FOSTER@ROBERTHALFLEGAL.COM.