IP Specialist

Denver, CO 80202

Job Type: Administrative Assistant Job Number: 6875 Salary Range: $90,000 - $100,000

Job Description

The primary focus of this position is to contribute expertise in both domestic and foreign intellectual property processes, with a comprehensive understanding of utility patents, design patents, and trademarks.


  • Team Collaboration:
    • Actively participate as a valuable member of our team of patent specialists, paralegals, docketers, and attorneys.

  • Intellectual Property Knowledge:
    • Demonstrate comprehensive knowledge of domestic and foreign intellectual property processes and policies, specifically in utility patents, design patents, and trademarks.
    • Proficiently navigate various IP databases, including ePCT, USPTO, Espacenet, WIPO, etc.

  • Communication Skills:
    • Exhibit strong communication skills to liaise effectively with clients and foreign agents.

  • Legal Drafting and Amendments:
    • Draft shell amendments for Attorney use in response to domestic and foreign actions.

  • Docket Management:
    • Track and manage IP dockets and deadlines efficiently using CPi and PATTSY.

  • Portfolio Management:
    • Generate and manage client portfolios.

  • Delegation:
    • Distribute and track assigned work to paralegals and associates.

  • Document Management:
    • Open and maintain new patent matters, including complete prosecution history.

  • Information Disclosure Statements (IDSs):
    • Generate and file IDSs, demonstrating strong research skills to obtain necessary non-patent literature documents and foreign publications.

  • Quality Control:
    • Review issued patents and registered trademarks, identify errors, determine expiration dates, and prepare certificate of correction if necessary.

  • Reporting and Correspondence:
    • Draft reporting letters for attorney review and circulate to clients after approval.

  • Project Management:
    • Effectively communicate with assigned attorneys, set priorities, meet deadlines, and manage multiple patent-related projects.

  • Attention to Detail:
    • Display excellent attention to detail in all assigned projects and tasks, including calendaring, scheduling meetings, and file openings.

  • Software Proficiency:
    • Proficient in LegalKey, CompliGuard Flow, Carpe Diem, Document Management system, and Microsoft programs (Word, Visio, Excel, and Outlook) or a fast learner.

  • Professional Development:
    • Annually complete eight hours of continued technical education through the training department.

  • Administrative Responsibilities:
    • Schedule and coordinate travel arrangements for attorneys.
    • Oversee invoice payments, expenses, and reimbursements using Chrome River.
    • Prepare engagement letters.
    • Coordinate tracking of CLE (Continuing Legal Education) for attorneys.

  • 5+ years of related experience.


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AJ Townsend
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