Intellectual Property Paralegal (Oklahoma City/Tulsa)

Crowe & Dunlevy is seeking an Intellectual Property Paralegal to join our team. The position works on site (either Tulsa or Oklahoma City) assisting attorneys in both locations.

The Intellectual Property Paralegal will perform a variety of intellectual property related support tasks for assigned attorneys, including preparing, drafting, and processing various IP related legal documents. They will also file documents with appropriate entities and docket and report filings to clients.

We are looking for candidates who will own responsibility, be a team player with a professional attitude, show initiative and follow through, prioritze attention to detail, and have excellent written and verbal communication skills.


Job Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Assist with all aspects of patent and trademark prosecution, including communicating with attorneys, drafting and filing various related documents, review and analysis of office actions, and docketing and review of deadlines.
  • Communicate with attorneys, clients, and foreign associates regarding deadlines and filings.
  • Manage and organize patent and trademark files and dockets as well as other corporate and legal files.
  • Record billable and non-billable hours worked in the firm’s time entry database.
  • Provide general support to intellectual property attorneys and other members of the legal team as needed.

Recommended Education/Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred or a combination of experience and education.
  • 2+ years of intellectual property or similar paralegal experience.
  • Understanding of patent and trademark intellectual property, including proficiency with Patent Center, TSDR, TEAS, and WIPO.
  • Communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
  • Strong organizational and time-management skills.
  • Ability to use and learn various software applications.
  • Excellent proofreading and time management skills.
  • Exhibit professionalism and ability to work in team-oriented environment.
  • Strong adherence to ethical and confidentiality requirements.
  • Demonstrates a professional attitude, strong follow-up skills, strong attention to detail, and excellent written and verbal communication skills.
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