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Patent Operations Associate

Posted 4 January by TransPerfect Translations Ltd Ended

The position of Patent Operations Associate is responsible for overseeing patent-related activities in Europe. He/she will provide training to Production and Sales, and provide support as needed to increase revenue and maximize efficiency and productivity. This is a great position for someone eager to develop a long-term career in Patent Operations and rapidly advance to management positions.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Train Production members on foreign patent prosecution (EP Validation, Direct Filing, and PCT National Phase)
  • Assist Production and Sales in understanding client requirements, legal requirements, and job scope
  • Work closely with project managers, overseeing patent translation and filing jobs from start to finish
  • Maintain a high level of understanding of the patent filing requirements in various countries as well as the specific needs of each client, especially as they relate to translation requirements
  • Assist with the sales cycle specific to the patent translation and filing process
  • Assist with business development efforts including attending client meetings and conferences
  • Contribute to the growth of existing client business
  • Contribute to patent training materials and information database
  • Create accurate project quotes in an efficient manner

Qualifications, Experience and Required Skills:

  • Minimum Bachelor’s Degree
  • Expertise with foreign patent filing procedures
  • 3-5 years professional experience in legal industry
  • Ability to thrive in an entrepreneurial environment
  • Strong client management skills and consultative abilities
  • Excellent written, oral and presentation skills
  • Outstanding relationship building skills

Desired Skills:

  • Paralegal experience
  • Expertise in the IP localization industry
  • Client service experience in the legal/business services/translation space


Company Overview:

For over 20 years, TransPerfect has provided comprehensive language and technology solutions to help our clients communicate and conduct business more effectively in a global marketplace. Equipped with a quality management system certified to both the ISO 9001:2008 and EN 15038:2006 standards, TransPerfect provides a full array of language and business support services, including translation, interpretation, multicultural marketing, website globalization, subtitling, voiceovers, staffing services, multicultural marketing, training and learning, and legal support services. TransPerfect also offers a suite of cutting edge technologies that significantly reduce costs and improve consistency throughout the translation process, making TransPerfect the vendor of choice for the world's leading multinationals.

With annual revenues of over $500 million, TransPerfect is the world's largest privately held provider of language services and technology solutions. From offices in more than 85 cities on six continents, TransPerfect offers a full range of services in 170+ languages to clients worldwide. With an unparalleled commitment to quality and client service, TransPerfect is fully ISO 9001 and EN 15038 certified. TransPerfect has global headquarters in New York, with regional headquarters in London and Hong Kong.

Required skills

  • Intellectual Property
  • Patents
  • Translation
  • Validation
  • Patent Applications

Reference: 34143710

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