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Patent Manager

Sun IP | IP Translation, Foreign Filing & IP Maintenance Services
Posted Feb 02
Full Time

SunIP is an exciting legal services firm at the crossroads of global innovation. Our company provides intellectual property-related legal services for clients around the world.

Join a collegial, experienced, and growing IP firm that supports the international patent filing needs of clients around the globe.

As part of our team, you would:

  • Assist with onboarding and training new Patent Project Managers.
  • Guide operations team through the ins and outs of foreign filing and validation
  • Support project management team to coordinate complex translation and patent filing requests.
  • Ensure the accurate and timely completion of all projects and internal tasks.
  • Have frequent contact with outside counsel, customers and vendors on complex matters including country requirements and project finances.
  • Support VP, Operations in achieving annual goals
  • Perform root cause analyses on quality concerns.
  • Suggest and implement process improvements.
  • Audit and improve internal documentation.

_ Ideal Candidate:_

  • Bachelor’s degree and paralegal certificate.
  • At least 5 years of experience as a patent paralegal in foreign filing (PCT, direct & EP)
  • Successful experience managing a team
  • Strong organizational, leadership and management abilities
  • Exceptional oral and written communication skills
  • Deep familiarity with translation and other requirements across various countries for foreign filing
  • Ability to set priorities, exercise independent judgment, and initiate projects

Preferred Qualifications: · Comfortable with CAT tools