TransPerfect

Patent Operations Associate

ID
2017-9123
Category
Project Management
UK-London

Responsibilities

Responsibilities

The position of Patent Operations Associate is responsible for overseeing patent-related activities in Europe. He/she will provide training to Production and Sales, and provide support as needed to increase revenue and maximize efficiency and productivity. This is a great position for someone eager to develop a long-term career in Patent Operations and rapidly advance to management positions.

 

 

 

Description

  • Train Production members on foreign patent prosecution (EP Validation, Direct Filing, and PCT National Phase)

     

  • Assist Production and Sales in understanding client requirements, legal requirements, and job scope

     

  • Work closely with project managers, overseeing patent translation and filing jobs from start to finish

     

  • Maintain a high level of understanding of the patent filing requirements in various countries as well as the specific needs of each client, especially as they relate to translation requirements

     

  • Assist with the sales cycle specific to the patent translation and filing process

     

  • Assist with business development efforts including attending client meetings and conferences

     

  • Contribute to the growth of existing client business

     

  • Contribute to patent training materials and information database

     

  • Create accurate project quotes in an efficient manner

     

 

 

 

Qualifications and Required skills
  • Minimum Bachelor’s Degree

     

  • Expertise with foreign patent filing procedures

     

  • 3-5 years professional experience in legal industry

     

  • Ability to thrive in an entrepreneurial environment

     

  • Strong client management skills and consultative abilities

     

  • Excellent written, oral and presentation skills

     

  • Outstanding relationship building skills

     

 

 

 

Desired Skills
  • Paralegal Experience

     

  • Expertise in the IP localization industry

     

  • Client service experience in the legal/business services/translation space

 

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