Patent Paralegal Resume

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Earl Clapper

3556 Gore Street

Houston, TX 77030



Job Objective To obtain a Patent Paralegal position in a highly reputed organization.

Highlights of Qualifications:

  • Highly experienced in research, documentation and handling of patent applications and legal issues
  • Profound knowledge of U.S. and international patent laws and prosecution process
  • Outstanding knowledge of patent terminology, docketing requirements, and use of related docketing databases
  • Familiarity with electronic patent-filing service of USPTO and PCT
  • Ability to use Microsoft Office software and navigate international patent websites
  • Ability to organize, manage and complete all given assignments, on time

Professional Experience:

Patent Paralegal

Raptor Pharmaceuticals, Houston, TX

August 2012 – Present


  • Drafted and filed documents needed for national and international patent applications.
  • Investigated patent file history and checked patent related information.
  • Prepared and updated patent due diligence-related reports of the organization.
  • Used online domestic and foreign patent databases and tools and performed legal research properly.
  • Identified, assessed, and resolvedlikely issues and problems with patents.
  • Advised and assisted attorneys and patent facilitators on patent related legal matters.

Patent Paralegal

Maramax Personnel, Houston, TX

May 2009 – July 2012


  • Performed legal research and delivered legal presentations for clients.
  • Prepared and evaluated all legal documentation needed for prosecution of patent applications.
  • Maintained and communicated current information related topatent regulations and proposals.
  • Established and maintained strong professional relationships outside counsel, in-house attorneys, and regulatory agencies.
  • Prepared and submitted patent related dockets and summary reports on time.
  • Produced and maintained all copies of patent documents and records, properly.


Bachelor’s Degree in Paralegal Studies

Fashion Careers of California College, San Diego, CA

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