Kelly Services Patent Paralegal in Fort Gratiot, Michigan

Intellectual Property Management Company, with headquarters in Michigan, is seeking an experienced Patent Paralegal for a direct hire position! This is a unique opportunity to support the patent process from the perspective of an in-house legal department. Our client is seeking a Patent Paralegal to handle the following duties:

  • Review client invoice data

  • Work with proprietary database to ensure that invoice data (i.e., renewal dates, annuity payment dates) is properly coded for the entire patent lifecycle

  • Create and set search terms to ensure all new client information is captured properly

  • Assist patent attorneys with generating various reports

  • Manage communication to agents and clients

  • Manage database reports

  • Assist with other Patent Paralegal duties as needed

The qualified Patent Paralegal will have 4-6 years of patent-related experience and be familiar with all stages of the prosecution process. Strong experience working with databases and Excel, along with solid interpersonal and writing skills, are critical for this role. This is a unique opportunity to work with a busy and growing firm!

Interested and qualified Patent Paralegals are encouraged to submit a resume, in Word format, for immediate consideration.

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The Managed Solutions practice within Kelly Outsourcing and Consulting Group (KellyOCG ® ) is one focus within the full array of Kelly Services® workforce solutions.

Kelly Services has transformed from the staffing industry pioneer to a leading workforce solutions provider. KellyOCG is the distinguished outsourcing and consulting segment of Kelly Services, known for applying a forward-looking approach that enables companies to make strategic workforce planning decisions that impact their business and competitive advantage.

The Managed Solutions practice area of KellyOCG is dedicated to partnering with clients to architect and implement solutions that put them in a position to meet their operational obligation to their organization and freedom to focus on their more strategic business needs.

AboutKelly Services ®

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