Patent Docket Associate

  • Company: Johnson & Johnson
  • Location: New Brunswick, New Jersey
  • Posted: March 08, 2017
  • Reference ID: 3436170301-en-us

The Johnson & Johnson Legal team is currently recruiting for a Patent Docket Associate 

Caring for the world, one person at a time, has inspired and united the people of Johnson & Johnson for 125 years. We embrace research and science -- bringing innovative ideas, products and services to advance the health and well-being of people. Employees of the Johnson & Johnson Family of Companies work with partners in health care to touch the lives of over a billion people every day, throughout the world. 

Johnson & Johnson is the world's most comprehensive and broadly based manufacturer of health care products, as well as a provider of related services, for the consumer, pharmaceutical, and medical devices markets. The more than 250 Johnson & Johnson operating companies employ approximately 119,000 people in 60 countries throughout the world. 

As a member of the Johnson & Johnson Legal team, the Patent Docket Associate’s main responsibilities include:
  • Review and process patent correspondence and documents from overseas counsel in adherence to strict deadlines. 
  • Coordinate and timely enter and remove items in an electronic patent database.
  • Work occasionally requires a high level of mental effort and strain when performing a high volume of clerical tasks and performing other essential duties.
  • May require irregular hours and may occasionally require more than 40 hours per week to perform the essential duties of the position.
  • Additional projects may be assigned on an ad hoc basis.
  • Communicate and work effectively with all levels of company management, attorneys, paralegals, IP information Management team, and internal and external resources.
  • Demonstrate ability to proactively and independently carry out aforementioned activities while producing excellent work-product and managing a substantial workload.
  • Exhibit commitment to the IP Law Department through active participation in departmental initiatives, committees and projects.

  • High School Diploma/GED is required. 
  • Associates degree or Paralegal Certificate is preferred. 
  • A minimum of 3 years of international patent docketing experience is required
  • Working knowledge of: MS Outlook, MS Word, MS Excel, and a Patent Docketing System is required.
  • Self-starter with ability to organize and manage heavy workload essential, including flexibility to assist in assigned projects on an ad hoc basis. 
  • Must be industrious, efficient and demonstrate attention to detail.
  • Ability to organize and prioritize numerous tasks and complete them under time constraints.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to compose correspondence with minimal supervision.

Primary Location
United States-New Jersey-New Brunswick
Johnson & Johnson (6067)
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