The objective of the position:
Perform paralegal work to assist IP counsels within IP department with formality duties and ensure the smooth communication with the Indian patent office
1. Filing patent applications at the IPO – 50%,
Preparing documentation for filing of national patent applications at the Indian Patent Office including helping with documents notarization and legalization according to request; Entering data into online application form for submission to Indian Patent Office; Communicating with IPO for deadline management; Entering data and documentation received from the IPO into eIPMS; Obtaining foreign filing licenses for cases that are handled at other BASF IP sites
2. Case management in eIPMS – 40%
Training on eIPMS to assume role as Case Manager: Filing of priority patent applications; Managing deadlines during patent prosecution; Supporting IP counsels for contract management; Communication to investors, law firms, and patent offices; data administration
3. General Administration – 10%
Performing standard office procedures including scheduling appointments and business trip; greeting and screening visitors, e-mails, telephone calls; checking, distributing, filing in/out memos, letters, faxes, etc. in order to facilitate staff in execution of duties and provide efficient information needed for the department’s operation.
Excellent proficiency in English; Good general understanding of handling office software and databases; Ability to communicate with stakeholders with international background; Basic understanding of patent law
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ASF shares a rich history with India spanning more than a century. With our vast knowledge in the field of chemistry, we manufacture high-quality, innovative products that cater to a wide range of industries. BASF in India has 9 production sites, 2 R&D centers and more than 2,000 employees and is well positioned to meet the current and future needs of the ever-growing Indian market.