|Title||Senior Foreign Filing Specialist|
|Description||Foley & Lardner LLP, a national law firm, seeks a Senior Foreign Filing Specialist for its Silicon Valley Office. The Senior Foreign Filing Specialist is responsible for preparing requests and filing foreign patent applications, coordinating filing of national patent filings abroad, and handling all related formality requirements. Other responsibilities include: Preparing responses to PCT Communications and Invitations, reporting and reminder letters to clients, and communicate with attorneys and clients on various matters pertaining to foreign prosecution. A minimum of 5 years of foreign patent prosecution experience is required. Some US patent experience is preferred. Thorough knowledge of foreign patent procedural requirements and PCT practices. All candidates must have excellent organizational skills, a superior attention to detail, the ability to handle multiple tasks in a fast paced environment, prioritize in accordance with deadlines and work with a wide range of constituencies in a polite, professional manner. Both verbal and written communications skills are essential. College Degree or Paralegal Certificate preferred. General understanding of US patent procedural requirements and USPTO practices. Knowledge of USPTO EFS filing procedures, PCTSAFE software, and Global IP Estimator. Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.
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