||The purpose of this position is to follow the highly technical workflows that are involved with the filing of patents. |
•Support the Patent Attorneys
•Patent application and filing administration
•Case Matter Management
•Work with attorney dockets, monitor deadlines, input detailed data into the case management system
•Assist with the maintenance of the patents once they are issued and with the inventor awards that follow
•3 years (minimum) of extensive work experience in a fast-paced, high volume patent filing and prosecution environment, whether in a law firm or corporate law department
•Experience with maintaining a docket and with patent filing cutoff dates and protocol to assure patents are completed and filed in a timely manner with the U.S.P.T.O.
•Experience in monitoring deadlines for multiple projects and with categorizing a variety of detailed data. Experience with inventor award programs and payments is also helpful
•Solid knowledge of patent filing requirements and deadlines at the USPTO and some familiarity with international patent workflows
•Strong organizational skills and ability to multi-task including tracking milestones throughout the project life cycles
•Strong communication skills in English and also preferably Japanese
•Outstanding attention to details and ability to proof read documents
•High ability to understand and work with complex computer systems and quickly learn new and unique ones
•Proficient in MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint
American Honda Motor Co., Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, disability, veteran status, or any other protected factor.