Qualcomm Legal Specialist, Sr. in San Diego, California

Job Description:

Job Id N1958030

Job Title Legal Specialist, Sr.

Post Date 09/05/2017

Company-Division Qualcomm Incorporated


Job Area Legal

Location California - San Diego

Job Overview Provide Legal Specialist support to patent prosecution attorneys. Assist with the preparation, filing, prosecution, and maintenance of domestic and foreign patent applications. Prepare docket and status reports, monitor and track patent portfolio. Liaison between in-house counsel, inventors, outside counsel, and foreign associates to guide and manage internal IP prosecution efforts, including document collection, reporting, and basic IP research.

Prepare and file US and foreign prosecution related documents via USPTO/EFS and foreign patent offices, including applications, amendments, and other prosecution filings.

All Qualcomm employees are expected to actively support diversity on their teams, and in the Company.

Minimum Qualifications 8 years of experience in working with Microsoft Office suite (Word, Excel and Outlook required; Access and PowerPoint, Visio, etc. a plus)

1 years of experience in with IP Manager

5 years of Patent prosecution

Preferred Qualifications Self-starter with excellent organizational skills and acute attention to detail

Flexible w/ ability to multitask and prioritize effectively in a fast paced environment

Manage multiple priorities and meet strict and often changing deadlines

Must possess a high level of professionalism and interpersonal skills.

Ability to work well with employees at all levels within the organization.

Maintain a positive, professional and productive work culture within the group

Encourage and facilitate open communication

Able to think logically and communicate questions, thoughts and ideas clearly, both verbally and in writing

Ability to work independently with minimal guidance

Proactively assume responsibility and consistently follow through on assignments and deadlines in a timely manner

Demonstrate complete working knowledge and understanding of the USPTO Private PAIR and EFS systems

Working knowledge of MPEP with the ability to conduct research

Education Requirements Paralegal Certificate OR College graduate with 8 plus years of experience in legal field OR 8 plus years legal experience under supervision of attorney (CA bar) AND 5 years plus IP specific experience.


EEO employer: including race, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability & veterans status.