Contract Intellectual Property Paralegal

Rutan & Tucker has an opportunity available for an experienced contract Intellectual Property Paralegal who could assist in managing and filing Information Disclosure Statements.  This position has potential to move to full-time for contractors that are a good fit.

Job Requirements:

Qualified applicants will be mature, motivated and detail-oriented with a strong work ethic.  The position requires someone who works well independently and as part of a team.  Applicants must demonstrate initiative and flexibility in handling tasks and should possess the following attributes:

  • In-depth knowledge of IDS submissions and willing to have IDS submissions be their primary focus
  • Experience using IPDAS for entering references and generating IDS documents
  • Willing to work up to 100 hours per month
  • At least 3-4 years of experience as a patent paralegal
  • Experience using EFS WEB for filing documents with the USPTO a plus
  • Superior attention to detail
  • Strong communication and organizational skills
  • Paralegal certificate from an ABA approved program a plus, Bachelor’s Degree preferred

Salary Range: $60 – $80 per hour depending on experience

If you have the necessary qualifications, please contact Jena Cree (, Recruiting Manager.

Rutan & Tucker, LLP is an equal opportunity employer.