The Boston office of Nelson Mullins seeks an IP Annuities Specialist to support the firm’s patent prosecution practice. The IP Annuities Specialist interfaces daily with our annuity service provider, firm attorneys and departments, clients, and foreign agents to ensure timely instruction and payment processing of our clients’ annuities. This role requires comfort and familiarity with annuities and docketing processes, as well as excellent attention to detail and asset management to minimize liability to the firm in the annuities area.
Ideal candidate has 3+ years of IP annuity and/or IP docketing experience, preferably in a high-volume law firm environment. Full-service IP paralegal support experience may also be accepted. It is imperative that the candidate have superb attention to detail and communication skills. Candidate should also have strong organization and prioritization skills, the confidence and knowledge to synthesize information and work independently, the ability to stay calm under pressure, and should be team-oriented. Experience with CPI and AMS a plus, as is experience with administrative rights in an IP docketing database.