Continental Corporation Admin IP Paralegal in Guadalajara, Mexico

About Continental With sales of €39.2 billion in 2015, Continental is among the leading automotive suppliers worldwide and currently employs more than 215,000 employees in 55 countries. The Automotive Group with its three divisions Chassis & Safety (sales of approx. €8.4 billion in 2015, roughly 40.000 employees), Powertrain (sales of approx. €7.1 billion in 2015, roughly 35,400 employees) and Interior (sales of approx. €8.2 billion in 2015, roughly 40,500 employees) achieved sales of approximately €23.7 billion in 2015. The Automotive Group is present in more than 170 locations worldwide. As a partner to the automotive and commercial vehicle industry, it develops and produces innovative products and systems for a modern automotive future in which cars provide individual mobility and driving pleasure consistent with driving safety, environmental responsibility, and cost-efficiency.

Auto req ID 64269BR

Job Title Admin IP Paralegal

Country Mexico

Posting Location Guadalajara

Job Description

The Guadalajara Mexico facility of Continental is seeking a highly motivated Administrative IP Paralegal to add to its Americas IP team. You will support patent counsel in Mexico, Germany and in the US as well as with business units to docket and file patent applications and responses and assist with other work, including communications with clients. Collegial atmosphere provides a great work environment.

Candidate will administratively support patent­prosecution professionals. Tasks include, but are not limited to: preparing client correspondence requesting pertinent information and instructions related to preparation and prosecution of patent applications at various procedural stages, such as, obtaining inventor comments on draft patent applications, preparing and having inventors review and sign formal papers, obtaining client instructions related to foreign filing, preparation of office­action responses, payment of issue fees, filing of continuation applications, and the like; preparing office­action­response templates and correspondence to foreign associates related to prosecution of foreign patent applications; preparing and electronically filing with the U.S. Patent Office various types of documents related to MX, U.S. and PCT applications; maintaining patent files from initial disclosure through issuance of a patent and payment of maintenance fees; and the like.

Candidate should be dependable, work well independently, and be willing to accept instruction and follow applicable procedures. Candidate should complete assigned work carefully, expeditiously, and professionally. Candidate should pay close attention to detail and should have good organizational skills.

The Administrative IP Paralegal will report to the head IP counsel for MX and assist patent counsel in the Auburn Hills office and in Deer Park, and may also support other Conti (and Contitech) locations.

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