Kelly Services Paralegal - Patent in Norwalk, Connecticut

Kelly Legal Managed Services is seeking several Paralegals with exposure to Patent law for a 6+ month project! This is a great opportunity to join a global company in Norwalk and work on cutting-edge patent matters! The Patent Paralegal will be an integral team player, providing assistance in the day-to-day management of company’s patent operations. Duties will include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Update company’s patent data asset management system

  • Work with Global IP management team and/or actively promote simplification of processes to increase efficiency, lower costs and minimize risk for all patent formality activities.

  • Provide assistance to company’s businesses and counsels as need arises, such as collecting and collating data, translating documents, etc.

  • Support M&A activity

  • Managing the patent docket

  • Assisting with developing, tracking, maintaining and analyzing IP data to support attorneys & businesses

  • Draft and transmit engagement letters to outside counsel.

  • Interface with preferred providers of patent legal services globally and the business units and patent department offices as required to ensure that filings are made by the required filing dates and deadlines.

  • Prepare, organize and file patent applications in the US, other countries, and PCT system on behalf of the company.

  • Manage information disclosure statement process (IDS) and responses to notifications of missing parts for attorney review and submittal.

  • Prepare and timely submitting documents required to further prosecution of US, ex-US, and PCT applications.


  • Minimum 1+ year of experience as a patent paralegal in either a law firm or in-house environment

  • Working knowledge of patent docketing systems.

  • Excellent organizational, writing and communication skills.

  • Ability to prioritize, multi-task and manage numerous time-sensitive projects.

  • Strong interpersonal skills.

If you would like to learn more about the Patent Paralegal position that Kelly Legal Managed Services has available in Norwalk, then please submit your resume, in Word format, by clicking the Apply Now button.

Why Kelly ® ?

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 ®

As a workforce advocate for over 70 years, we are proud to have a role in managing employment opportunities for more than one million workers around the globe. We employ 550,000 of these individuals directly with the remaining workers engaged through our talent supply chain network of supplier partners. Revenue in 2015 was $5.5 billion. Visit and connect with us on Facebook , LinkedIn and Twitter .

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