The Boston office of Nelson Mullins seeks an IP Docketing Specialist to support the Boston intellectual property group. This position reports to the IP Services Manager as a member of the Boston IP Docketing Department. The IP Docketing Specialist is expected to perform docketing and docket clearance functions based on U.S. and international patent and trademark correspondence and requests. Docketing Specialists handle each task within the department on a rotating daily schedule and are completely cross-trained to handle all complex functions of the department. The department is seeking a motivated candidate who is interested in continued learning and professional development and in assuming increased department responsibilities over time.
Ideal candidate has 2+ years of IP docketing experience, preferably in a high-volume law firm environment. It is imperative that the candidate be a quick learner, have superb attention to detail and communications skills, and work well as a member of a team. Candidate should also have strong organization and prioritization skills, the confidence and knowledge to synthesize information and work independently, and the ability to stay calm under pressure. Experience with CPI is a plus.