3M Intellectual Property Docketing Specialist* in Maplewood, Minnesota
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This position provides an opportunity to transition from other private, public, government or military environments to a 3M career.
The Impact You’ll Make in this RoleAs an IP Docketing Specialist working in 3M’s Office of Intellectual Property Counsel, you will be responsible for providing support for a variety of patent docketing-related activities. Here, you will make an impact by:
Docketing and de-docketing IP related communications
Performing quality assurance reviews
Answering docketing related questions and communicating with the global in-house IP team as well as with patent offices, outside counsel and foreign associates
Keeping up-to-date on global IP practices and procedures
Researching and resolving complex docketing issues
Your Skills and Expertise To set you up for success in this role from day one, 3M requires (at a minimum) the following qualifications:
High School Diploma/GED or higher from an accredited (completed and verified prior to start) from an accredited institution
Three (3) combined years of experience in patent prosecution docketing and/or in a legal administrative assistant function in a private, public, government or military environment
Experience with intellectual property management/docketing software(s)
Additional qualifications that could help you succeed even further in this role include:
Associate’s Degree or higher (completed and verified prior to start) from an accredited institution
Five (5) years of patent prosecution docketing experience
Trademark docketing experience
Experience with CPA Memotech
Ability to quickly learn new systems, processes and software with a positive attitude towards change.
Strong computer skills including document management systems, Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook.
Strong interpersonal and written and verbal communication skills.
Travel: May include up to 5% domestic/international
Relocation Assistance: Not authorized
Must be legally authorized to work in country of employment without sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g., H1B status).
Responsibilities of this position may include direct and/or indirect physical or logical access to information, systems, technologies subjected to the regulations/compliance with U.S. Export Control Laws. U.S. Export Control laws and U.S. Government Department of Defense contracts and sub-contracts impose certain restrictions on companies and their ability to share export-controlled and other technology and services with certain "non-U.S. persons" (persons who are not U.S. citizens or nationals, lawful permanent residents of the U.S., refugees, "Temporary Residents" (granted Amnesty or Special Agricultural Worker provisions), or persons granted asylum (but excluding persons in nonimmigrant status such as H-1B, L-1, F-1, etc.) or non-U.S. citizens. To comply with these laws, and in conjunction with the review of candidates for those positions within 3M that may present access to export controlled technical data, 3M must assess employees' U.S. person status, as well as citizenship(s). The questions asked in this application are intended to assess this and will be used for evaluation purposes only. Failure to provide the necessary information in this regard will result in our inability to consider you further for this particular position. The decision whether or not to file or pursue an export license application is at 3M Company's sole election.
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