IP Docket Systems Coordinator (2571)
Pillsbury’s Northern Virginia office is seeking an IP Docket Systems Coordinator. The primary responsibilities of the position include applying IP Law Updates to Inprotech database on a monthly basis, or as needed; create and update workflow for firm wide IP practice as well as client specific workflow and troubleshoot existing workflow. The coordinator will create, update and maintain the IP forms database and reporting letter templates, be responsible for the implementation, maintenance and training of IDS module in Inprotech, and update and maintain Client, Employee, Agent and Owner records in Inprotech. The coordinator will also execute special report requests, global changes, and requests for reassignment of matters; perform electronic import/export of information for transferred matters; provide information, as needed, for marketing initiatives and client development purposes. The coordinator is responsible for the maintenance of Docket Email inboxes, creation of Docket Manual updates for any new, revised or existing workflow and for providing training to IP staff and timekeepers on basic Inprotech functions, report production and other Inprotech system training as needed.
The successful candidate will have 5+ years of IP docketing experience in a law firm, and undergraduate degree is preferred. Candidate should have prior experience with sophisticated IP docket software required (e.g., Inprotech, CPI, Patricia, Foundation IP, or IP Manager). Inprotech is preferred. Candidate should have a thorough understanding of prosecution and litigation policies as well as procedures for domestic/international patent, trademark, and post grant matters. Candidate should also possess excellent interpersonal and written and verbal communication skills.
Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP is an Equal Opportunity Employer.