Patent Paralegal

Bengzon Negre Untalan

Job Category
Preferred Educational Attainment
Graduated from college
5 months ago
Application deadline
in 24 days
Recruiter responds
4% of the time
Recruiter last seen
22 days ago
Legal Services
Employment Type
Full time
Office Address
2nd Floor SEDCCO Building, Rada corner Legaspi Street, Legaspi Village, Makati, Metro Manila, Philippines
Required Skills
Data Visualization
Technical Writing
Business Correspondence
Content Writing
Creative Thinking
Organizing and Planning
MS Office
Minimum Qualifications:
Graduated from college


1. Graduate of any bachelor's degree course but a science or technical background is an advantage
2. Knowledge in Intellectual Property law is an advantage
3. Exceptional communication skills both oral and written using the English language
4. Keen research abilities
5. Excellent attention to detail and accuracy
6. Strong organizational, decision-making skills and problems solving skills
7. A team player.


Job Description


The job primarily involves preparing and handling patent applications, conducting prior art searches and providing support and assistance to lawyers in various patent-related tasks; it presents an interestingly unique career path for information technology individuals in the field of patent and intellectual property; and offers local and international training opportunities on patent law, patent search and patent drafting.


1. Handles local and PCT-based patent filing and prosecution, including preparation of patent application, filing and prosecution requirements.
2. Coordinates with foreign law firms and other foreign entities
3. Provides technical consultation to clients on patent related concerns.
4. Provides all needed administrative support to lawyers. Assists lawyers with case preparation.

About Bengzon Negre Untalan
Bengzon Negre Untalan ("BNU") is a firm focused on the practice of intellectual property law. Originally founded as a 2-lawyer partnership in 2001 by Anthony D. Bengzon and Ferdinand M. Negre, it has grown to be a solid boutique law firm composed of 4 partners complemented by associate lawyers, trademark and patent paralegals and consultants who are all experts in various relevant fields. BNU’s client roster includes a number of notable foreign and local multinational companies: Nestlé, S.A., Lacoste, Honda Motors, Levi Strauss & Co., Abbott Laboratories, San Miguel Corp., San Miguel Brewery, Inc., San Miguel Pure Foods Company, Inc., Ginebra San Miguel, Inc., Smart Communications, Associated Broadcasting Company (TV5), La Farge Cement Services, Inc., Century Pacific Group, Max’s Group, Splash Corp., and Green Cross, Inc. Since 2010, BNU has been listed by Chambers & Partners as one of the country’s leading law firms in intellectual property law. In 2014, the firm achieved a “Band 2” ranking. The publication cited it as “a dedicated IP practice renowned for its capabilities in patent and trademark enforcement.” The firm is a member of the International Trademark Association (INTA), Asian Patent Attorneys Association (APAA), Intellectual Property Association of the Philippines (IPAP), Licensing Executives Society of the Philippines (LES), and MARQUES.

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