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Patent Coordinator -- Intellectual Property Law


Cambridge, MA
Posted Date:
Position Type:
Full time
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Required Education:
Associates Degree
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Job Description

Amgen is looking for a Patent Coordinator to provide administrative support to the Intellectual Property Law team. This position will be located at Amgen, Cambridge MA (AMA).

The successful candidate will provide support to the Intellectual Property Law team by assisting with the preparation, filing (including e-filing), prosecution, and maintenance of patent applications both U.S. and Foreign countries. Candidate will also be asked to create Attorney docket reports, draft correspondence, obtain references, patents, file histories, set-up files and databases, prepare prosecution documents such as IDS, assignments, powers of attorney, prepare interference and opposition files, and proofread documents.

Duties may include word processing, copying, faxing, scanning, maintaining filing systems (including on-line filing systems), running docket reports, scheduling meetings, coordinating travel arrangements, and utilizing on-line services (document orders, shipping, office supplies, etc.). Review, prioritize and flag high priority communications (emails and documentation) for timely and appropriate response.  Use internal contacts to provide prompt responses to inquiries from staff at all levels of the various organizations impacted by the client.  Timely preparation and processing of expense reports and Maintenance and retrieval of filed information and correspondence to ensure immediate access to information.


Basic Qualifications

Associate's degree and 2 years of Legal experience


High school diploma/GED and 4 years of Legal experience

Preferred Qualifications

Strong patent practice knowledge and recent prosecution support experience in a law firm or corporate law department

3+ years of experience in a law firm

Exceptional communication skills - oral and written

Excellent time management and project management skills

Excellent Microsoft Office Suite skills

Ability to pay close attention to detail and manage several projects simultaneously

Outstanding interpersonal skills

Resourceful, creative, flexible and team player

MA notary license or willingness to become a notary is a plus

Amgen focuses on areas of high unmet medical need and leverages its expertise to strive for solutions that improve health outcomes and dramatically improve people's lives. A biotechnology pioneer since 1980, Amgen has grown to be one of the world's leading independent biotechnology companies, has reached millions of patients around the world and is developing a pipeline of medicines with breakaway potential.