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Career Opportunities at Leason Ellis

Leason Ellis is looking for qualified candidates to join our team of talented professionals in our dynamic and diverse work environment.

Domestic Patent Paralegal – Mid to Senior Level

Leason Ellis LLP is seeking an experienced paralegal to join our dynamic trademark team! Must have a college degree and significant experience with patent work. Required experience includes patent prosecution — U.S. portfolios, applications, dockets and preparing USPTO and client correspondence.

The successful candidate must have the demonstrated ability to:Assist in all phases of domestic patent prosecution

  • Assist in all phases of domestic patent prosecution
  • Support multiple patent attorneys, as well as internal and external clients
  • Prioritize and manage a full workload with a keen attention to detail and accuracy
  • Work both independently and in collaboration with other paralegals and attorneys
  • Articulate clearly and effectively in verbal and written communications with a strong focus on accuracy and proper grammar usage
  • Comprehend and follow through with instructions, as well as ask well thought out questions when clarity is needed

Specific Duties Include:

  • Prepare and file USPTO forms for all phases of prosecution.
  • Prepare and file assignment documents with the USPTO.
  • Client correspondence regarding all phases of prosecution including following up on deadlines, obtaining signed documents, and preparing reports.
  • Prepare and file PCT applications and handle all phases of PCT prosecution including payment of fees, responding to defects and filing article 19/34 Amendments.
  • Complete and attend to execution of Powers of Attorney.

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree and/or paralegal certificate.
  • Experience with patent prosecution and USPTO forms, database, and website.
  • Strong writing skills, excellent organizational skills, and the ability to effectively prioritize workload.
  • Proficiency in MS Office Suite including Excel.
  • Exposure to docketing software is a plus.

Leason Ellis is an EOE/M/F/D/V/SO.

Trademark Paralegal – Mid to Senior Level

Leason Ellis LLP is seeking an experienced paralegal to join our dynamic trademark team! Must have a paralegal certification and/or a college degree and significant experience with trademark work. Required experience includes trademark prosecution, registration, search and clearance, and enforcement — U.S. and foreign filings and portfolios, applications, dockets and preparing USPTO and client correspondence.

    The successful candidate must have the demonstrated ability to:

  • Assist in all phases of domestic and international trademark prosecution
  • Support multiple trademark attorneys, as well as internal and external clients
  • Prioritize and manage a full workload with a keen attention to detail and accuracy
  • Work both independently and in collaboration with other paralegals and attorneys
  • Articulate clearly and effectively in verbal and written communications with a strong focus on accuracy and proper grammar usage
  • Comprehend and follow through with instructions, as well as ask well thought out questions when clarity is needed
    Specific Duties Include:

  • Prepare and file USPTO forms for all phases of prosecution and maintenance.
  • Prepare and file assignment documents with the USPTO.
  • Client correspondence regarding all phases of prosecution including following up on deadlines, obtaining specimens of use, and preparing reports.
  • Instruct and prosecute foreign filings including through the Madrid Protocol.
  • Complete and attend to execution of Powers of Attorney and legalization of documents.
    Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree and/or paralegal certificate.
  • Experience with trademark prosecution and USPTO forms, database, and website.
  • Strong writing skills, excellent organizational skills, and the ability to effectively prioritize workload.
  • Proficiency in MS Office Suite including Excel.
  • Experience with Corsearch and exposure to docketing software is a plus.

Leason Ellis is an EOE/M/F/D/V/SO.

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