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Intellectual Property - Paralegal in Bangalore, India at Beckman Coulter Diagnostics

Date Posted: 3/15/2019

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Job ID: BEC014087

About Us

Beckman Coulter develops, manufactures and markets products that simplify, automate and innovate complex biomedical testing. Our diagnostic systems, found in hospitals and other critical care settings around the world, produce information used by physicians to diagnose disease, make treatment decisions and monitor patients. Scientists use our life science research instruments to study complex biological problems including causes of disease and potential new therapies or drugs. More than 275,000 Beckman Coulter systems operate in both diagnostics and life sciences laboratories on all seven continents. For 80 years, our products have been making a difference in peoples’ lives by improving the productivity of medical professionals and scientists, supplying critical information for improving patient health and reducing the cost of care.
Beckman Coulter offers a broad array of comprehensive, competitive benefit programs that add value to associates' and their families' lives. Whether it's a health care program or paid time off, our programs contribute to life beyond the job. Check out our benefits. We think you'll like what you see.
If you believe your education and experience are in line with the position description and qualifications referred to above, and are motivated, energetic, and looking for a new and exciting opportunity, please submit your resume online at the URL below or at
Beckman Coulter is an equal opportunity employer.  We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, gender, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by law.



The Paralegal will be an integral part of the Company’s in-house legal department. The Paralegal will support the members of the department’s professional staff worldwide with paralegal projects in the area of patent administration and other special projects as assigned.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

•         Organize, record  and maintain electronic patent files

•         Manage docketing service that enters data in patent data base system Communicate with outside counsel on IP related matters in different Geos and maintain records

•         Prepare formal documents in support of patent application filings

•         Search and retrieve patent documents from different patent databases and/or publication databases

•         Prepare patent status summary reports

•         Assist in creating annuity reports and timely filing of annuities in consultation with the respective Attorney

•         Assist in opposition, interference, infringement and related proceedings including maintaining documents and information related to oppositions

•         Maintain library of forms and resources

•         Develop written procedures, work flow plans or other systems for practice areas as required

•         Apply innovative problem solving skills and judgment to assist in managing any risks

•         Identify best practices to influence continuous improvement in the organization

Job Requirements


Diversity & Inclusion
At Danaher, we are dedicated to building and sustaining a truly diverse and inclusive culture. These are not just words on a page—Diversity and Inclusion is a top priority for the company, and it ties deeply to each of our core values. Danaher Corporation and all Danaher Companies are equal opportunity employers that evaluate applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other characteristics protected by law.


•         A Graduate Degree from an accredited college or university,  and five or more years of experience as a paralegal which should preferably be in-house for a corporation and should be willing to relocate to Bangalore.

•         Familiar with well know patent systems such as US, EP, IN, CN etc.

•         Ability to effectively navigate through different  patent office websites and obtain relevant information

•         Familiar with docket management software; ideally, CPA

•         Ability to apply analytical skills to interpret data and use independent judgment and discretion in developing solutions to address a variety of issues regarding patent filings and related problems of moderate scope and complexity

•         Ability to quickly acquire knowledge of new business activities or issues

•         Ability to adjust to changing job requirements and priorities in order to meet dynamic needs and workflow

•         Ability to work in a team-oriented environment and meet tight deadlines

•         Must demonstrate a high degree of organizational skills and professionalism

•         Strong presentation and written and verbal communication skills; strong project management skills

•         Any Paralegal certification would be an added advantage, but is not a mandatory requirement.

Language Ability:

•         Fluency in English is a must

•         Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.

•         Knowledge to read/write and understand a second language (Chinese, German, Japanese) would be an added advantage.

Computer Skills:

•         MS Word, MS Outlook, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint and the Internet.  Candidates should possess a strong computer software background and be comfortable gaining proficiency quickly as the department utilizes various third party software applications. 

Danaher Corporation Overview

Danaher is a global science & technology innovator committed to helping our customers solve complex challenges and improve quality of life worldwide. Our world class brands are leaders in some of the most demanding and attractive industries, including life sciences, medical diagnostics, dental, environmental and applied solutions. Our globally diverse team of 67,000 associates is united by a common culture and operating system, the Danaher Business System, which serves as our competitive advantage. We generated $18.3B in revenue last year. We are ranked #162 on the Fortune 500 and our stock has outperformed the S&P 500 by more than 1,200% over 20 years.
At Danaher, you can build a career in a way no other company can duplicate. Our brands allow us to offer dynamic careers across multiple industries. We’re innovative, fast-paced, results-oriented, and we win. We need talented people to keep winning. Here you’ll learn how DBS is used to shape strategy, focus execution, align our people, and create value for customers and shareholders. Come join our winning team.


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