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Fox Rothschild LLP is seeking a Patent/Trademark Paralegal with a minimum of six (6) years of experience.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Prepare and file all manner of patent-related documents with the USPTO via EFS-Web and/or Patent Center covering all aspects of U.S. and PCT patent prosecution, including but not limited to new utility, provisional, and design patent applications of all kinds, office action responses, Information Disclosure Statements, assignment recordations, responses to pre-examination formality notices, sequence listings, issue fee payments, etc.
  • Prepare and file all manner of PCT documents with WIPO via ePCT.
  • Effect national phase entry of PCT applications via our network for foreign associates or specialized vendors; ensure foreign deadlines are reported to clients and satisfied by agents, including formal document requirements, requests for examination, office action responses, grant formalities, etc.
  • Coordinate and communicate with clients, draft correspondence reporting deadlines, responses as filed, sending reminders, etc.
  • Perform on-line research via public access websites, U.S. and foreign patent offices.
  • Knowledge of CPi docketing software and IPDAS document production and IDS software a plus.
  • Organize and maintain electronic client files; maintain and manage prior art lists.
  • Complete special projects including assignment, intake, and due diligence projects, as assigned.
  • Perform overall support for all aspects of U.S. and foreign patent portfolio management.
  • May perform other duties, as needed.


  • Bachelors’ degree or equivalent work experience required.
  • Minimum of 6 years’ experience in a law firm or in-house legal department experience required.

Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to multitask using analytical and problem-solving skills within a fast-paced environment with competing demands.
  • Ability to function as part of a firm-wide team.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrate flexibility regarding client and legal team requests.
  • Achieve high level of productivity.


  • This job operates in a clerical, office setting. This role routinely uses standard office equipment including, but not limited to computers, telephones, printers, and copiers.


The salary ranges for this position apply to the respective listed locations. The salary range reflects a variety of factors that are considered in making compensation decisions, including but not limited to experience, education, licensure and/or certifications, geographic location, market demands and other business and organizational needs. It is not typical for an individual to be hired at or near the top of the range for a position. Reasonable estimates of the current ranges for this position are:

  • City of Seattle and City of New York: $79,000 - $109,000

For information on Fox Rothschild's compensation and benefits visit:  Compensation & Benefits (

The above is intended to describe the general content of and requirements for the performance of this job.  It is not a contract or employment agreement and is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of all functions, responsibilities, or requirements the employee may be required to perform, and the employee may be required to perform additional duties. Additionally, management reserves the right to review and revise the job description at any time. Employment with the firm is at-will.  Employees must be able to satisfactorily perform all of the essential functions of the position with or without a reasonable accommodation.  If an accommodation request would cause an undue hardship or a safety concern, the individual may not be eligible for the position.

Equal Opportunity Employer - vets, disability

Job ID: 73601996

Who We Are With bold growth, Fox Rothschild brings together 1,000 attorneys coast to coast. We offer the reach and resources of a national law firm combined with the personal touch and connections of a boutique firm. Our Mission Solving problems is our top priority. We invest the time to get to know you and understand your needs. We work hard to win every client’s loyalty. We do that by providing creative solutions and excellent client service. Our Core Values Think Forward. We scan the horizon and tran...

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