Flowserve Corporation Paralegal, Intellectual Property in IRVING, Texas

Company Overview:

Flowserve is the recognized world leader in supplying pumps, valves, seals, automation, and services to the power, oil, gas, chemical, and other industries. With more than 18,000 employees in more than 55 countries, we combine our global reach with a local presence.

Position Description:

The successful candidate will support Flowserve’s intellectual property group to build and maintain a high-quality IP portfolio. More specifically, the successful candidate will be primarily responsible for IP filings and registrations, renewals, and other portfolio maintenance.

Key Responsibilities

The successful candidate's responsibilities in the IP Paralegal role are expected to include the following:

  • Filing patent applications and trademark renewals with the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO)

  • Gathering evidence for and preparing declarations of use associated with trademark renewals

  • Managing Flowserve’s IP docketing system

  • Coordinating Flowserve’s use of foreign associates to file and/or renew IP outside the United States

  • Assisting other members of Flowserve’s IP group as necessary

Position Requirements:

The successful candidate is expected to possess the following qualifications and skills:

  • Intellectual property paralegal with 5+ years of paralegal experience

  • Excellent organizational skills

  • Candidate must have experience filing patent applications with the USPTO

  • Candidate must have experience renewing trademark registrations with the USPTO

  • Ability to work use, manage, and effectively maintain an IP docketing system

  • Capability to oversee and communicate with external counsel related to the filing and/or renewal of Flowserve IP

  • Flexibility to accept new and different challenges in a fast-paced environment

  • Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing

  • Positive attitude, creative spirit, passion for technology and IP, and strong motivation to excel

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Paralegal, Intellectual Property

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Full time

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United States

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