Paralegal, Intellectual Property

01752, Marlborough
May 23, 2019
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time

Sunovion Pharmaceuticals is looking for a Paralegal, Intellectual Property to join our Legal Organization in Marlborough, MA.

Responsibility for the implementation, enhancement, integrity and maintenance of the docketing database and electronic files, as well as preparing patent/trademark docket reports and IP portfolio reports.

Essential Functions

  • Daily processing of incoming and outgoing correspondence (including correspondence with outside counsel, the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office, foreign patent offices).
  • Ensuring that all docket dates and all patent/trademark related deadlines are met.
  • Review of files and assistance with any file transfers.
  • Working closely with the legal team to develop, implement, and maintain docketing processes, procedures and policies for invention disclosures, patents, and patent applications.
  • Maintain accuracy and timely payment of annuities.
  • Gathering prior art and preparing Information Disclosure Statements (IDS) in timely manner.
  • Track/obtain signatures on assignments, Plan of Action (POAs), etc. in a timely manner.
  • Organize and maintain legal files, and perform additional projects as assigned.