Sample Intellectual Property Paralegal Resume

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Alphonse Johnson
2937 Burwell Heights Road
Jasper, TX 75951
(111)-527-5993
[email]

Job Objective To obtain an Intellectual Property Paralegal position that will allow me to utilize my skills and has potential for growth.

Highlights of Qualifications:

  • Extensive experience of handling, resolution and documentation of Intellectual Property issues, transactions and litigation
  • Sound knowledge of government and international IP terminology, laws and forms
  • Commendable knowledge of legal search, patent filings and handling IP related correspondence
  • Proficient in using PACER, docketing databases and Microsoft Office Suite
  • Ability to conduct legal research using Westlaw and Lexis-Nexistools
  • Ability to draft, file and maintain U.S. and foreign Intellectual Property related documents

Professional Experience:

Intellectual Property Paralegal
Lathrop & Gage LLP, Jasper, TX
August 2012 – Present

Responsibilities:

  • Drafted and filed IP-related legal documents for trademark application, extension, renewal and opposition.
  • Advised and assisted attorneys in infringement and breach of contract matters.
  • Executedlegal research and prepared corresponding result and status reports.
  • Monitored and maintained trademark and patent dockets, in a careful manner.
  • Implemented and updated docketing software and docketing procedures, as needed.
  • Developed, managed and improved company’s website in an efficient manner.

Intellectual Property Paralegal
IEEE Corporate, Jasper, TX
May 2009 – July 2012

Responsibilities:

  • Conducted IP-related investigations and performedpatent and trademark research.
  • Collected mandatory information for and fulfilled intellectual property filing requirements.
  • Produced and filed legal documents for copyright applications, trademark renewals and cancellations.
  • Negotiated non-disclosure agreements and evaluated third party technology transfers.
  • Prepared and delivered correspondence toforeign associates and legal counsel.
  • Liaised with and assisted attorneys and inventors in resolution of IP litigations.

Education

Bachelor’s Degree in Paralegal Studies
Plymouth State University, Plymouth, NH

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