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
Paralegal, 01/2006 to Current Motorola Mobility LLC a Lenovo Company – Chicago, IL
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 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.
Investigated foreign laws to determine formal requirements and filing deadlines to prevent loss of rights and financial penalties.
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, 01/2003 to 01/2004 Man Power for Motorola Inc – Schaumburg, IL.
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.