As an intellectual property paralegal and docketing specialist with 10 years of experience in the field, Kevin has an informed and up-to-date understanding of patent prosecution. He also has extensive experience with various docketing databases, including Foundation IP, Memotech, InproTech, and Computer Packages Inc. (CPI), and considerable experience leading large teams with large workloads. Utilizing Six Sigma methodology, he assists with the creation and revision of internal processes geared toward improved turnaround times while maintaining accuracy.
Kevin’s responsibilities include:
- Preparing, filing, and prosecuting domestic and foreign patent applications
- Conducting prior art searches electronically
- Drafting correspondence to the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), various foreign patent offices, and foreign associates
- Patent mapping
- Monitoring deadlines
- Data accuracy
Kevin’s work as a docketing specialist includes docketing all USPTO, international, and foreign patent office correspondence. In addition, he maintains data integrity within the CPI docketing system, monitors patent deadlines, oversees payment of all annuities/maintenance fees, and assists with the creation of patent maps to ensure the accuracy of all data in the firm’s databases.
Minneapolis Business College, A.D., Office Administration