IP Support
Job title
Patent Secretary/Paralegal – Oxford

Patent Secretary/Paralegal – Oxford

We are currently working with a leading Patent and Trade Mark Attorney firm in their search for a Patent Secretary/Paralegal.

You will be responsible for assisting the Patent Attorneys of the firm in managing their client portfolios.

Key Responsibilities Include:

  • Responsibility for non-technical stages of prosecuting patent applications
  • Reporting of selected communications received from Patent Offices
  • Handling client reminders
  • Initiating new filings at the UKIPO and the EPO
  • Handling the process for filing of multiple applications throughout the world and selected associated formalities requirements
  • Management of US Information Disclosure Statement responsibilities
  • Management of Indian ongoing Section 8 requirements and other foreign formalities
  • Preparing client portfolio review reports and estimates
  • Handling enquiries from foreign agents
  • Verifying case management reminders, data and charging items
  • Obtaining and organising citations
  • National Phasing of PCT Applications
  • Entering trip reports and new client contacts

Candidates must have previous patent experience and be able to prioritise their workload and meet deadlines.

Posted date
June 2019
Daniel John or Sarah Higgs
Company Details
IP Support
020 7776 8966
  • UK: South East