Patent Specialist/Paralegal

Fountainhead Law Group P.C. - Santa Clara, CA

Full-time

Fountainhead Law Group PC is an expanding patent law firm located in Silicon Valley. We are currently conducting a search for a senior full-time patent support specialist/paralegal to join our team. We are looking for a skilled professional to work closely with the firm’s patent attorneys, staff, and clients to provide case management support and thought leadership for all stages of the patent process.

Job responsibilities include:

  • Providing thought leadership on all aspects of patent prosecution processes, staying abreast of industry best practices, proactively recommending process improvements, and working with the attorneys and existing staff, collaboratively, to implement such best practices.
  • Actively staying up to date on all USPTO procedures, practices, and developments, and communicating and institutionalizing such developments throughout the firm’s processes and procedures.
  • Managing domestic and foreign patent filings, communications, deadlines, and client procedures for firm’s Fortune 500 clients.

Required Background:

  • Bachelor’s degree from 4 year University.
  • Minimum of 8-10 years of patent prosecution support experience from a top law firm.
  • Paralegal certificate preferred.
  • Must be a positive, upbeat team player who is able to work with others to achieve goals through positive relationship building and management.

Fountainhead Law Group is a growing patent firm based in Santa Clara CA focused on high quality patent prosecution legal services. The firm is passionate about providing the highest quality patent services in the industry, and all employees are expected to work collaboratively as a team to meet these quality standards for our valued clients. Professional staff are treated as colleagues with attorneys and can expect a high degree of respect and client interaction. Satisfying the client is everyone’s job here, and we work as a team to do it. We expect the best, and the firm compensates above market for performance. Teamwork, professionalism, drive, and camaraderie are highly valued objectives. If you want to be part of a collaborative, driven, and exceptional team, please send us your resume.

We look forward to hearing from you!

Job Type: Full-time

Experience:

  • Patent Prosecution at Law Firm: 2 years (Required)

Education:

  • Bachelor's (Preferred)

License:

  • Paralegal Certificate (Preferred)

Work authorization:

  • United States (Preferred)

Minimum Previous Legal Responsibility:

  • Trainee / Intern (Preferred)