Paralegal – Intellectual Property

Huntsman Corporation
Published
August 5, 2022
Location
Houston, TX
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Job Description:

Job Description:

Huntsman currently has an opportunity for an Intellectual Property Paralegal at our Corporate Headquarters located in The Woodlands, Texas. This position provides substantive and organizational support to Huntsman's Intellectual Property Department primarily in connection with the docketing and maintenance of Huntsman's global patent portfolios.

Essential responsibilities of this position include but are not limited to the following:

  • Assisting Huntsman IP attorneys with the preparation, prosecution, and filing of patent applications globally
  • Docketing all incoming and outgoing correspondence and maintaining electronic files
  • Preparing and filing relevant patent documents with the USPTO and WIPO offices
  • Communicating with internal business associates and outside counsel regarding patent matters
  • Preparing various reports for IP attorneys and internal business managers

Education and Work Experience Requirements:

  • Must possess 4 to 10 years of patent paralegal experience with a law firm or corporation
  • Experience with IP docketing software (preferably, IP Manager or IP Folio)
  • Working knowledge of filing procedures and documents used in domestic and foreign patent prosecution

Special Qualifications (Training, Technical skills, etc.):

  • Ability to perform detail-oriented work and to work independently with minimal supervision
  • Self-motivated and ability to proactively assume responsibility over assignments
  • Ability to handle multiple assignments while working well under pressure
  • Excellent written, oral communication, and organizational skills
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft programs and navigating patent websites such as USPTO and WIPO.
  • Ability to professionally interact with all levels of management, internal business teams, and outside counsel

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

  • Paralegal Certification not required, but preferred

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