Sample Intellectual Property Paralegal Resume

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Alphonse Johnson
2937 Burwell Heights Road
Jasper, TX 75951

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


  • 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


  • 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.


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

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