We are currently seeking a Patent Trademark Docket Specialist as part of our client’s Intellectual Property team in their downtown Columbus office. The Patent Trademark Docket Specialist is responsible for analyzing incoming correspondence including electronic mail, hard copy mail, and other pertinent data to be entered into the IP docketing database; runs and clears daily dockets; prepares special reports for attorneys and clients; and assists with maintenance. The position includes responsibility for the docketing of both domestic and foreign patents and trademarks and for tracking all deadlines associated with the processes.
A high school diploma (or equivalent), a college degree and/or paralegal certificate is preferred. Experience within a law firm or professional services environment preferred. A minimum of 3-5 years previous experience with IP docketing software program(s). Proficient in basic computer applications, strong data entry skills, and proficient in Intellectual Property docketing background. Experience with Patrix (or equivalent), iManage (or equivalent), and preferably Microsoft Excel.