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Trademark Docket Specialist (Intellectual Property)

  • Location: San Francisco, California
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #506
  • Salary: $70,000

POSITION: Trademark Docket Specialist (Intellectual Property) 


LOCATION: Palo Alto, CA | San Jose, CA | Seattle, WA (Remote / Hybrid)


SALARY AND BENEFITS: Base salary to $90,000 DOE, plus generously paid overtime, competitive bonus structure, medical, dental, & vision benefits, great PTO, 401k match and much more!


ORGANIZATION: Top-tier law firm



  • Review documents for court and filing deadlines

  • Enter deadlines into the IP docket database

  • Provide relevant information from the docket database, as requested by attorneys and staff

  • Streamline docketing procedures, including the maintenance of rule sets in the docket database

  • Calculate deadlines based on regulations and court requirements

  • Monitor and ensure deadline accuracy of electronic court filings

  • Liaise with attorneys and key staff to provide information about the docketing system and any changes to rules and regulations



  • 3+ years of docketing/IP experience; law firm experience preferred

  • Knowledge and experience with US and foreign trademark practices

  • Experience with automated docketing and other calendaring programs

  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills

  • Ability to operate with minimal supervision, while complying with strict deadlines

  • Ability to manage multiple priorities at once

  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, with the ability to learn new software and operating systems

  • Impeccable attention to detail

  • Outstanding analytical and critical thinking skills; mathematical aptitude a plus