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Intellectual Property Legal Assistant

Buffalo, NY 14202
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Your Role and Responsibilities
The Intellectual Property Legal Assistant for Buffalo, NY is responsible for performing paralegal duties for all IP attorneys and other professionals. Responsibilities include providing support services that facilitate the effective protection of intellectual property. Paralegal duties include completing and submitting relevant forms and other administrative matters required for IP protection before the United States Patent and Trademark Office, obtaining and entering data with IP Law databases, interfacing with United States Patent and Trademark Office and supporting IP professionals in other matters. Precise attention to detail is essential to meet the requirements of the United States Patent and Trademark Office as well as IBM internal databases.

Required Professional and Technical Expertise
  • Fluent in reading/writing English
  • At least one year experience with organizational/time management skills
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite tools.

Preferred Professional and Technical Expertise
  • Associate's Degree/College Diploma in Law
  • Basic knowledge of paralegal duties for IP Attorneys
  • Knowledge of computer systems and software used for preparing and filing patent applications in the US Patent & Trademark Office

About Business Unit
IBM Corporate Headquarters (CHQ) team represents a variety of functions such as marketing, finance, legal, operations, HR, and more, all working together to solve some of the world's most complex problems, help our clients achieve success and build collaborative work environments for IBMers.

Your Life @ IBM

About IBM

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Being You @ IBM
IBM is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.



  • Computers Software and Hardware
Posted: 2019-09-10 Expires: 2019-10-10

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