Current job openings

Docketing Specialist

Posted: Wednesday, March 07, 2018 Full-Time

Details

The position in the Austin, Texas office requires a flexible and detail-oriented candidate who is able to manage multiple projects.  The ideal candidate will possess strong communication and organizational skills.

The Docketing Specialist will perform skilled tasks associated with the administrative needs of the Intellectual Property and Technology attorneys which include, but may not be limited to:

  • Creating records within the database, docketing or calendaring of due dates, de-docketing or removing due dates when appropriate, following up with attorneys and/or paralegals regarding actions due, and other related tasks
  • Docketing all U.S. and foreign prosecution mail, as well as opposition, interference and/or appellate matters
  • Opening new matters and conducting internal Patent and Trademark conflict checks
  • Monitoring and updating attorney dockets daily
  • Intake/ auditing of transfer files
  • Maintain knowledge of latest IP rules, both domestic and foreign

Qualifications:

  • 3-5 years of professional experience, patent experience preferred
  • Knowledge of docketing software applications a plus
  • College degree or equivalent preferred
  • Proficient in MS Office products, including Excel and Word
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Customer service-oriented