Associate Paralegal - Intellectual Property

Associate Paralegal - Intellectual Property

02 Sep 2023
California, Thousandoaks, 91358 Thousandoaks USA

Associate Paralegal - Intellectual Property

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HOW MIGHT YOU DEFY IMAGINATION?You’ve worked hard to become the professional you are today and are now ready to take the next step in your career. How will you put your skills, experience and passion to work toward your goals? At Amgen, our shared mission—to serve patients—drives all that we do. It is key to our becoming one of the world’s leading biotechnology companies, reaching over 10 million patients worldwide. Come do your best work alongside other innovative, driven professionals in this meaningful role.Associate Paralegal - Intellectual PropertyLiveWhat you will doLet’s do this. Let’s change the world. In this vital role you will provide administrative and paralegal support for patent-related matters under the supervision of an attorney and in coordination with other paralegals.The position is preferably based at Amgen’s corporate headquarters campus in Thousand Oaks, California. The position may also be located at Amgen San Francisco or Amgen Boston and is open to remote applicants as well.Position Responsibilities

Prepare patent family trees, claim charts, and monitor patent filings

Document organization for oppositions, Inter Partes Reviews, interferences, and preparatory global litigation work and maintain other filing systems (including electronic databases such as Anaqua);

Draft correspondence and engagement letters, obtain case law, organize materials, and assemble binders;

Schedule meetings including video conferences, coordinating travel arrangements, and utilizing on-line services (document orders, shipping, office supplies, and expense reports);

Track budgetary spend and invoices;

Set-up case watches, prepare PowerPoint presentations, word processing, copy, scan;

Interact with outside counsel, internal counsel, paralegals, and scientists

Additional Responsibilities may include:

Assist with the preparation, filing (including e-filing), prosecution, and maintenance of US and foreign patent applications. The paralegal may prepare draft correspondence; obtain references, patents, and file histories; set-up files and databases; and prepare prosecution documents such as IDS, assignments, and powers of attorney, and proo documents

WinWhat we expect of youWe are all different, yet we all use our unique contributions to serve patients. The professional we seek is an individual with these qualifications.Basic Qualifications:Bachelor’s degreeOrAssociate’s degree and 4 years of legal experienceOrHigh school diploma / GED and 6 years of legal experiencePreferred Qualifications:

3+ years of experience in a law firm and/or corporate law department

Patent prosecution and/or patent litigation experience in an administrative or paralegal position or litigation experience in a paralegal role, preferably in a law firm or corporate law department

Paralegal certification

Strong communication and organization skills

Ability to pay close attention to detail, effectively prioritize tasks, and concurrently manage several projects

Resourceful, creative, flexible, and a great teammate

Experience with USPTO and EPO websites and litigation management software systems

Strong computer skills (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) and knowledge of SharePoint

ThriveWhat you can expect of usAs we work to develop treatments that take care of others, we also work to care for our teammates’ professional and personal growth and well-being.The annual base salary range for this opportunity in the U.S. is $88,917 - $105,897.In addition to the base salary, Amgen offers a Total Rewards Plan comprising health and welfare plans for staff and eligible dependents, financial plans with opportunities to save towards retirement or other goals, work/life balance, and career development opportunities including:

Comprehensive employee benefits package, including a Retirement and Savings Plan with generous company contributions, group medical, dental and vision coverage, life and disability insurance, and flexible spending accounts.

A discretionary annual bonus program, or for field sales representatives, a sales-based incentive plan

Stock-based long-term incentives

Award-winning time-off plans and bi-annual company-wide shutdowns

Flexible work models, including remote work arrangements, where possible

Apply nowfor a career that defies imaginationObjects in your future are closer than they appear. Join UsIf you're seeking a career where you can truly make a difference in the lives of others, a career where you can work at the absolute forefront of biotechnology with the top minds in the field, you'll find it at Amgen.Amgen, a biotechnology pioneer, discovers, develops and delivers innovative human therapeutics. Our medicines have helped millions of patients in the fight against cancers, kidney disease, rheumatoid arthritis and other serious illnesses.As an organization dedicated to improving the quality of life for people around the world, Amgen fosters an inclusive environment of diverse, ethical, committed and highly accomplished people who respect each other but compete intensely to win. Together, we live the Amgen values as we continue advancing science to serve patients.Amgen is an Equal Opportunity employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

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