Streffco Consultants, Inc., is an international staffing and systems integration organization. We provide technology and business operations resources on a project, contract, contract-to-hire or direct hire basis.Title: Patent CoordinatorJob ID: 2518Industry: Biotech/PharmaceuticalLocation: South San Francisco, CADuration: 3.5 Month Contract w/ possible extensionPay Rate Range: Depends on Experience (W2, no benefits attached)Job Details: Seeking a highly organized, self-motivated patent coordinator to provide administrative support to the Intellectual Property Law team.Candidate will provide support to the I.P. team by assisting with the preparation, filing, prosecution, and maintenance of patent applications both U.S. and Foreign.Responsibilities: May prepare interference and opposition files, draft correspondence, conduct reference research and ordering, prepare for meetings, order file histories and set-up files and databases, prepare IDS and other prosecution documents, and proofread.Duties may include word processing, copying, faxing, scanning, preparing expense reports, maintaining filing systems and calendars, scheduling meetings and coordinating travel arrangements, and utilizing on-line services (document orders, shipping, office supplies, etc.).Top Must Have Skills:Law firm experienceOrganizational skillsPatent experience if possibleRequired Skills:Candidate should have strong computer and word processing skills.Recent patent prosecution experience in a law firm or corporate law department is preferred.A minimum of 3-5 years of experience in a law environment and strong word processing and proofreading skills are required.Educational Requirements:Bachelor's degree & 1 year of directly related experienceAssociate’s degree & 2 years of directly related experience ORHigh school diploma / GED & 4 years of directly related experienceWe will not respond to everyone personally - qualified candidates will be contacted for a screening.Please submit your resume in a word document.
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