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IP Docket Legal Assistant (TEMPORARY)

Location San Rafael, California
BioMarin is the world leader in delivering therapeutics that provide meaningful advances to patients who live with serious and life-threatening rare genetic diseases. We target diseases that lack effective therapies and affect relatively small numbers of patients, many of whom are children. These conditions are often inherited, difficult to diagnose, progressively debilitating and have few, if any, treatment options. BioMarin will continue to focus on advancing therapies that are the first or best of their kind.

By providing a foundation for all operations company wide, BioMarin’s General and Administrative teams support our mission of providing first and best in class therapeutics to patients who live with rare diseases. Our teams include groups such as finance, legal, human resources, corporate compliance and ethics, and information technology. Come join our team and make a meaningful impact on patients’ lives.


Temp to Hire opportunity for IP Docket Legal Assistant with docketing/legal assistant experience in an intellectual property environment.

The daily duties of the IP Docket Clerk will focus on the review and extraction of information from correspondence via email into the docketing software on a daily basis.  Docketing both foreign and domestic information.  Extensive data entry of invoices into monthly budget using excel.  Extensive filing of all correspondence into case files to keep cases maintained properly.  Printing, scanning, converting documents into .pdf files.  Creating and labeling new case files.  Update monthly summaries and IP lists. Generate weekly dockets for attorneys in a timely fashion.  A plus to have a Notary Commission to help notarize legal assignments and declarations.  Work on additional projects as needed. 


Must have docketing experience using Pattsy docketing software is a plus but not required but willing to train right individual.  Docketing both foreign and domestic.  Strong word processing skills and comfortable utilizing Microsoft Outlook (email system), Word, Excel, Powerpoint, and .pdf editing software. Strong communication skills and flexibility is required as you may be pulled to work on urgent tasks at a given moment. Must be both a team player and an independent worker as well as multi-task.

Strong attention to detail like double checking entries correctly is required as well as the ability to follow directions and procedures.


3+ Years Experience and High School Diploma Required

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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We treat rare diseases, and that gives us rare opportunities. Chris Brodeur, Director, Corporate Compliance
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