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Intellectual Property Paralegal & Project Manager

Posted Jul 01
Full Time
Bridgewater, New Jersey

ID: 813

Date of Posting: Jul 1, 2024

Job Family: Legal

Job Type: Direct Employee

On site / Remote / Hybrid: Hybrid

Location:

Bridgewater, NJ, US

Territory

Shift: Full Time

Seniority: Mid-senior

_With its beginnings in a family run pharmacy in Correggio, Italy in the 1920s, Recordati is now a global pharmaceutical force, listed on the Italian stock exchange, with over 4,300 employees.

We are a group of like-minded, passionate individuals who go to extraordinary lengths for our partners, customers, investors and the people across the globe who we serve. We develop and commercialise medicines to serve people living with common diseases, as well as those living with some of the rarest, in around 150 countries.

At Recordati, our mantra is simple. We’ve always believed that health, and the opportunity to live life to the fullest, is a right, not a privilege. Whether that is for common diseases or the rarest – we want to give people the opportunity to be the best version of themselves.

This drive will never stop. Together, we will always be reimagining tomorrow – with new ideas, new technologies and new innovations to fight diseases.

Recordati. Unlocking the full potential of life.

_ Ideal Candidate

This individual must be a highly motivated team member who is comfortable both collaborating as part of a larger team and working proactively and independently to provide support for a complex, changing and fast-moving agenda. An innovative individual that is not afraid to see things differently or try something new is encouraged to apply. A self-starter attitude is key

Key Responsibilities

  • Work closely with Head of Intellectual Property and other legal colleagues to develop and manage systems, projects and processes.
  • Assist in development and implementation of any new systems, processes or databases.
  • Manage internal databases and updates regarding all patent and trademark matters.
  • Assist in IP litigation matters, including document production, discovery, and trial preparation.
  • Internal/external alignment and preparation for depositions, expert witness activities and associated tasks and events.
  • Assist with invoicing, management of external counsel billing and invoicing.
  • Conduct legal research on various intellectual property and legal issues, including prior art searches, trademark availability searches, and case law research.
  • Organize and maintain intellectual property records, including patents, trademarks, copyrights, and licensing agreements.
  • Communicate with clients, patent examiners, trademark examiners, external counsel, business partners and foreign associates regarding various IP matters.
  • Provide administrative support to attorneys and IP professionals, including preparing correspondence, managing calendars, and scheduling meetings.
  • Assist in drafting and reviewing licensing agreements, assignments, confidentiality agreements, and other IP-related contracts.
  • Stay informed about changes in intellectual property laws and regulations.

Required Education

Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience in paralegal studies, legal studies, or a related field.

Certification in paralegal studies preferred.

Required Skills And Experience

  • 7+ years of paralegal experience, preferably within in-house experience in a matrixed organization.
  • Strong understanding of legal and IP terminology, procedures, and concepts.
  • Proficiency in legal research and document drafting.
  • Excellent communication, organization, and time management skills.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Attention to detail and accuracy in work.
  • Proficiency in legal software and Microsoft Suite

_At Recordati we believe in people! Inspired by our purpose - unlocking the full potential of life - we are committed to creating a diverse environment and cultivating a culture of inclusion. We strive to continually lead with our values and beliefs, enabling our employees to bring their whole selves to work and develop their potential.

_ _We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We recruit, develop and reward without regard to, amongst others, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, physical or mental ability, race, ethnicity, political or religious belief.

_ If you are looking to join a company where you can try new things, speak openly, and be bold, we invite you to apply today.