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We are looking for an Intellectual Property Paralegal to help attorneys and legal department with research, preparation, analysis of documents, and interviewing clients and witnesses.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Reviewing and managing US Patent and Trademark Office and foreign counsel correspondence.

  • Coordinating invention disclosure mining schedule and assisting inventors with navigating initial disclosure process.

  • Generalized IP litigation support.

  • Tracking due dates via docketing systems and matter management and coordinating with attorneys and staff to meet all identified due dates.

  • Overseeing the execution and legalization of documents for submission in intellectual property matters.

  • Collecting assets and filing documentation with intellectual property offices.

  • Proactively preparing client reporting and prosecution documents. Communicating with US Patent and Trademark Office, attorneys, foreign associates, staff, and clients regarding all aspects of patent prosecution.

  • Reviewing outside counsel and other vendor invoices for accuracy and processing payment of the same.

  • Assisting with due diligence and other intellectual property issues related to agreements or other transactional matters.

  • Assisting with compliance with applicable laws, corporate governance policies, and supervisory procedures.

  • Drafting, proofreading, and updating presentations, reports, and templates.

  • Preparing, reviewing, and negotiating simple form contracts and correspondence.

REQUIRED SKILLS

  • At least 5 years working with intellectual property and patent prosecution.

  • A Paralegal Certification is desirable.

  • Trademark and copyright prosecution experience is desirable, but not required.

  • Strong attention to detail and experience managing an extensive patent prosecution docket.

  • An exceptional client service focus.

  • An ability to work independently and to prioritize and multi-task to complete projects effectively and efficiently.

  • Outstanding communication (oral & written) and organization skills.

  • Having the experience and flexibility to work on a broad variety of legal matters.

NICE-TO-HAVE SKILLS

  • Video game industry experience helpful.

  • Working knowledge of Clarivate IPFolio preferred, but not required.

So you don't meet every requirement listed in this job description? Do you think your experience level is not where it needs to be? Studies show that women and people of color are less likely to apply to jobs unless they believe they meet every single qualification. Bungie is focused on building a diverse, inclusive, and equitable workplace. If you're interested in this position but your past experience doesn't line up perfectly with every qualification in the job description, we want you to apply anyway. The right role for you may be right around the corner!

Most Bungie full-time employees will adopt a digital first approach allowing remote work in Bungie approved locations (outside of positions identified as 100% onsite in Bellevue/Seattle, or individuals preferring a hybrid/flex environment). Prospective full-time employees located outside of CA, CO, DC, FL, GA, IL, MA, MD, MN, NC, NJ, NY, OR, TN, TX, UT, VA, WA, or WI will need to establish residency in one of the states we are compliant in within 45 days of a start date. Contractors will follow a digital first approach adhering to the location guidelines agreed upon by our third-party employer/vendor and Bungie. Bungie’s remote policy is subject to change at the company’s discretion.

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