Paralegal resume example with 20+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
  • Cell:
Professional Summary
Highly organized Patent Specialist with expertise in Intellectual Property. Recognized for efficiently managing an extensive patent portfolio within a large corporate environment. Strengths include, attention to detail, excellent interpersonal skills, problem solving and balancing priorities against challenging deadlines in a fast paced environment.
MS Word, Excel, IP Manager, iManage , eIntellegence, Tymetrix 360, Memotech, Salesforce
  • Specialty in IP Law
Work History
Paralegal, 01/2004 to 01/2018
City Of VallejoVallejo, CA,
  • Hired as Secondary Filing Coordinator for the mobility sector.
  • Advanced to Lead Secondary Filing/Docketing /and US outsourcing Coordinator, working with contract personnel to manage growing portfolio.
  • Managed and docketed foreign correspondence for patent portfolio of 800 applications to over 17,000 patent applications.
  • Collaborated with team to establish and implement, transition to paperless patent system, reducing departmental costs by 60%.
  • Coordinated with patent agents, inventors and various legal personnel, acquiring formal documents to prepare and file National and Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT) patent applications in a timely and accurate manner, to prevent missed deadlines and additional fees.
  • Acted as informational source for co-workers through extensive knowledge of patent laws, procedures and policies.
  • Assisted with the seamless alignment of acquired company portfolios by entering and docketing cases into database.
Vendor File Maintenance Specialist, 2003 to 2004
Primrose SchoolWoodbury, NY,
  • Hired as contractor for database maintenance and clean up to ready for Oracle 11i upgrade.
  • Was given the responsibility to audit Chinese counterparts and report monthly to management.
  • Took the lead position for IRS tax cleanup and 1099 distribution.
  • Updated and created existing and new vendor files which included daily contact with vendor's.
  • Audit setup and maintenance procedure for Chinese counterparts.
  • Acted as informational source for Chinese counterparts through extensive knowledge of procedures.
  • Created, maintained and distributed audit reports.
  • Responsible for database cleanup and ready for Oracle 11i update.
  • Lead IRS tax cleanup project for 2003 tax year and was responsible for 1099 distribution.
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Vendor File Maintenance Specialist, 2002 to 2003
Vmly&RHoboken, NJ,
  • Updated and created new vendor files.
  • Created and maintained extended warranty catalogs.
  • Responsible for trouble shooting vendor files.
  • Distribution of end of year 1099 documentation.
Teacher Assistant, 2001 to 2002
Fox Lake School Dist, ,
  • Hired to assist autistic and special needs children.
  • Worked one on one and in group settings of four to five students.
  • Responsible for keeping sixth grade autistic child on task and making sure they understood instructions.
  • Assisted in math, reading, social studies, art, music and other daily tasks.
  • Assisted teacher with daily course modifications, copying and other administration functions.
  • Instructed other children in groups of four to five outside of the normal class setting.
Senior Data Analyst, 1996 to 2001
Motorola Inc, ,
  • Hired to Analyze and create high level reports for senior management.
  • Created and administered an Access database to collect system outage data.
  • Analyzed data Collected, created reports and charts.
  • Presented charts on a quarterly bases to peers and upper management.
  • Created and distributed monthly operational and TL9000 status reports.
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Moraine Valley Community College - Palos, IL
Enrolled in general business and special interest courses Training & Development
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John Marshall Law School - Chicago, IL
Basic and Advanced PCT International Seminars

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School Attended

  • Moraine Valley Community College
  • John Marshall Law School

Job Titles Held:

  • Paralegal
  • Vendor File Maintenance Specialist
  • Vendor File Maintenance Specialist
  • Teacher Assistant
  • Senior Data Analyst


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