As a member of the Patent Licensing Group, the Paralegal is responsible in this contract role for assisting in-house attorneys, legal operation manager and senior paralegals in all aspects of legal operation including data entry, matter management, document retention, and budget tracking.
Obtain patent data and documents from USPTO and ESPACENET.
Provide general operational support to patent acquisition, patent assertion and licensing group, including vendor management, licensing database data entry, SharePoint site maintenance, document retention, metrics, periodically liaison with other Intel groups on legal-wide projects, and external relations.
Calendaring/scheduling of meetings, taking meeting notes and coordinating work both internally for the attorneys and externally with outside counsel and other vendors.
Assist in budget tracking for active projects.
Entering data for open market and proactive purchase opportunities and assisting with managing and tracking acquisition projects.
Worksindependently, with minimal supervision, to assist the management of multiple analysis projects at one time.
Continuously appreciates and improves department mechanisms for efficient, timely and accurate results.
Should possess a Bachelor's degree and/or a paralegal certification.
Must have at least two years of experience as a full-time paralegal or similar work function.
Must have a high proficiency in MS Office suite skills, especially MS WORD, EXCEL, SHAREPOINT and POWERPOINT.
Working knowledge of patent law and processes, including the individual parts of a patent, general patent terminology, an understanding of US and foreign patent prosecution steps, assignment of patents, and a general understanding of patent licensing.
High proficiency in general computer skills and database applications and the ability to embrace technology and new case management tools.
The ideal candidate exhibits the following behavioral traits:
Excellent teaming, project leadership, and communication skills.
Ability to work independently with outside vendors.
Ability to work autonomously, but also work well in an environment that requires working with others to be successful.
Strong written and verbal communication skills.
Inside this Business Group
Law and Policy Group offers unique opportunities to work in a variety of areas, including counsel to Intel businesses; technology and intellectual property licensing; patent prosecution; trademarks and brands; litigation, mergers, acquisitions and investing; legislative and regulatory lobbying; and corporate compliance.