Robert Half Legal IP Administrator in New York, New York

Midtown Manhattan Law Firm is seeking an IP Administrator to provide practice specific support to one or more attorneys and/or technology specialists which requires knowledge in intellectual property (patent, trademark, or litigation). Essential Functions:

  • Assist assigned practitioners with various aspects of their dockets.

  • Prepare and file documents with U.S. and foreign intellectual property offices and U.S. courts, as applicable to assigned practice area. At more advanced levels, may contact intellectual property offices or courts directly to facilitate filing and communication.

  • Independently prepare legal documents, reports, and correspondence associated with assigned practice area for practitioners and/or clients.

  • Oversee and maintain the integrity of electronic data relating to clients' intellectual property or litigation in accordance with firm policy and procedure.

  • Organize and maintain paper and electronic files relating to clients' intellectual property or litigation in accordance with firm policy and procedure.

  • Review incoming correspondence including paper and electronic mail, facsimiles, docketed information, or client instructions and take necessary action.

  • Utilize a range of software applications including Microsoft Outlook, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, CPi (general case information and docketing database), Elite Enterprise (billing and records database), DeskSite (document management system), IPDAS (document generation and contact database), and other practice- or firm-specific applications.

  • Interact with clients via telephone, electronic mail, and facsimile as necessary.

  • Research and retrieve information for the completion of assigned tasks utilizing practice specific resources. Such resources may include the firm Intranet, legal rules books (e.g., the MPEP, the TMEP, etc.), the United States Patent and Trademark Office website, court websites, etc.

  • May manage projects or participate in pilot programs. Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree or minimum of two years of work experience in the field of intellectual property, or equivalent combination of education and work experience.

  • Comprehensive understanding of assigned intellectual property area (patent, trademark, or litigation).

  • Expertise in supporting a patent, trademark and/or litigation practice.

  • Strong grasp of the complexities of intellectual property business relationships (i.e., clients, co-owners, assignees, licensees, foreign associates, other counsel, employment agreements, etc.).

  • Possess comprehensive knowledge of or otherwise have the ability to learn legal terminology, rules, regulations, and procedures specific to the assigned practice area as well as policies and procedures established by the firm and apply them accordingly.

  • Ability to effectively prioritize in a high pressure environment.

  • Flexibility and capacity to respond calmly, efficiently, and effectively in stressful situations.

  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community.

  • Exceptional oral and written communication skills.

  • Excellent organizational skills with meticulous attention to accuracy and detail.

  • Strong critical thinking, interpretive, and problem solving skills.

  • Highly proficient in MS Outlook, Word, and Excel as well as basic computer and database management skills. Please email resume to : Rebecca.Budhram@roberthalflegal.com

Located in major North American and global markets, Robert Half Legal is the premier provider of legal staffing and consulting solutions on a full-time, project, and temporary basis, serving both law firms and corporate legal departments. We also provide project and eDiscovery teams and workspace for a wide range of initiatives, including litigation support, mergers and acquisitions and document review matters. Our dedicated teams' industry experience allows us to quickly match skilled legal professionals with the best available jobs. We offer challenging opportunities, competitive compensation and benefits, and skills-enhancement training.

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Req ID: 02940-9500814621

Functional Role: Paralegal

Country: USA

State: NY

City: New York

Postal Code: 10174

Compensation: DOE

Requirements: Midtown Manhattan Law Firm is seeking an IP Administrator to provide practice specific support to one or more attorneys and/or technology specialists which requires knowledge in intellectual property (patent, trademark, or litigation). Essential Functions:

  • Assist assigned practitioners with various aspects of their dockets.

  • Prepare and file documents with U.S. and foreign intellectual property offices and U.S. courts, as applicable to assigned practice area. At more advanced levels, may contact intellectual property offices or courts directly to facilitate filing and communication.

  • Independently prepare legal documents, reports, and correspondence associated with assigned practice area for practitioners and/or clients.

  • Oversee and maintain the integrity of electronic data relating to clients' intellectual property or litigation in accordance with firm policy and procedure.

  • Organize and maintain paper and electronic files relating to clients' intellectual property or litigation in accordance with firm policy and procedure.

  • Review incoming correspondence including paper and electronic mail, facsimiles, docketed information, or client instructions and take necessary action.

  • Utilize a range of software applications including Microsoft Outlook, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, CPi (general case information and docketing database), Elite Enterprise (billing and records database), DeskSite (document management system), IPDAS (document generation and contact database), and other practice- or firm-specific applications.

  • Interact with clients via telephone, electronic mail, and facsimile as necessary.

  • Research and retrieve information for the completion of assigned tasks utilizing practice specific resources. Such resources may include the firm Intranet, legal rules books (e.g., the MPEP, the TMEP, etc.), the United States Patent and Trademark Office website, court websites, etc.

  • May manage projects or participate in pilot programs. Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree or minimum of two years of work experience in the field of intellectual property, or equivalent combination of education and work experience.

  • Comprehensive understanding of assigned intellectual property area (patent, trademark, or litigation).

  • Expertise in supporting a patent, trademark and/or litigation practice.

  • Strong grasp of the complexities of intellectual property business relationships (i.e., clients, co-owners, assignees, licensees, foreign associates, other counsel, employment agreements, etc.).

  • Possess comprehensive knowledge of or otherwise have the ability to learn legal terminology, rules, regulations, and procedures specific to the assigned practice area as well as policies and procedures established by the firm and apply them accordingly.

  • Ability to effectively prioritize in a high pressure environment.

  • Flexibility and capacity to respond calmly, efficiently, and effectively in stressful situations.

  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community.

  • Exceptional oral and written communication skills.

  • Excellent organizational skills with meticulous attention to accuracy and detail.

  • Strong critical thinking, interpretive, and problem solving skills.

  • Highly proficient in MS Outlook, Word, and Excel as well as basic computer and database management skills. Please email resume to : Rebecca.Budhram@roberthalflegal.com