Patent Paralegal - Direct Hire at Beacon Hill Staffing Group, LLC

Posted in Other 11 days ago.

Location: Chicago, Illinois

Job Description:

We are looking for a Patent Paralegal for a large, Michigan-based, corporate law firm. This is a full time permanent position. The Paralegal will be based out of the Chicago office and will provide legal support on patent related matters, including gathering of preliminary technical information for patent assessments, handling routine activities in connection with the maintenance and protection of domestic and foreign patents, and monitoring deadlines for various domestic and foreign patent activities. They will also assist with the docketing of U.S. and foreign patent matters, but will also be responsible for the following:

  • Coordinate and prepare domestic and international patent filings with the USPTO and foreign law offices and/or other foreign entities

  • Review and follow up on legal correspondence received from foreign associates and the USPTO, including Office Actions

  • Prepare IDS's

  • Maintain docket system of due dates including responses, renewals, oppositions, Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT) requirements and payment of patent annuities in foreign countries

Qualified candidates will have 3+ years of patent prosecution experience. PCT experience is highly preferred. Must be proficient in Word, Excel, and familiar with Innovation, PATTSY, LexisNexis, and other research databases. Very competitive salary with excellent benefits. Salaries up to $90k (DOE), some remote flexibility available.

*Only qualified candidates will be contacted*

Beacon Hill is an Equal Opportunity Employer that values the strength diversity brings to the workplace. Individuals with Disabilities and Protected Veterans are encouraged to apply.

Company Profile:

Founded by industry leaders to set a new standard in search, career placement and flexible staffing, we deliver coordinated staffing solutions with unparalleled service, a commitment to project completion and success and a passion for innovation, creativity and continuous improvement.

Our niche brands offer a complete suite of staffing services to emerging growth companies and the Fortune 500 across market sectors, career specialties/disciplines and industries. Over time, office locations, specialty practice areas and service offerings will be added to address ever changing constituent needs.

Learn more about Beacon Hill Staffing Group and our specialty divisions, Beacon Hill Associates, Beacon Hill Financial, Beacon Hill HR, Beacon Hill Legal, Beacon Hill Life Sciences and Beacon Hill Technologies by visiting

We look forward to working with you.

Beacon Hill. Employing the Future (TM)

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