Careers

Black Hills IP is an innovator in legal process outsourcing.  We are expanding rapidly and seek talented, energetic legal professionals to join our team.  BHIP offers a flexible work schedule and a great benefit package.  BHIP is an equal opportunity employer. For additional information, contact (605) 593-4568.

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The following full time benefitted positions are available:

Patent Docketing Specialist

Under the direct supervision of the Operational Excellence Manager, is responsible for ensuring all incoming docketing is processed accurately and timely while providing the required support to assist the docketing team as necessary; completing all assigned projects in a timely manner with a high level of quality. Utilizing special computerized programs, tracks critical dates and data to assure that required actions take place when required, and communicate with the customer the status of the complete patent portfolio. The customer may be a private individual or organization of the United States or other country.

Location: Minneapolis, MN

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Junior Paralegal

The Junior Paralegal performs the administrative aspects of filing documents with the USPTO and communicate with the customer the status of the their work.

Location: Minneapolis, MN

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International Patent Docketing Specialist

The International Patent Docketing Specialist is responsible for various procedures and data entry pertaining to the docketing of international patent correspondence for our customers.

Location: Minneapolis, MN; Rapid City, SD; Satellite

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Software Support Specialist

Utilizing special computerized programs, the Software Support Specialist provides support and training to various positions of the organization.

  • Supports Docketing systems and other SaaS systems where necessary, which includes: Fulfilling requests for reports, bulk contact changes, personnel access, template creation, matter reassignments, troubleshooting issues and escalating where necessary, coordinating system updates/downtime and testing where applicable.
  • Provides training, support and routine consultation to internal and external users. Assisting users in defining requirements for reporting needs.
  • Maintains and troubleshoots automated batch processes used in delivering and exporting data internally and externally.
  • Assist in gathering data and performing data analyses utilizing reporting tools and Microsoft SQL query tools

Location: Minneapolis, MN

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Legal Support Representative

Under the direct supervision of the Case Management Group Team Leader, the Legal Support Representative is responsible for completing all assigned projects in a timely manner with a high level of quality. Utilizing special computerized programs, the Legal Support Representative will enter and track critical dates and data to assure that required actions take place when required; communicates with the customer the deadlines and status of the documents; updates and verifies applicable IP documents, databases, and deadlines; and verifies Patent Trade Office data. This position does not perform any litigation work. The customer may be a private individual or organization of the United States or other country.

Location: Rapid City, SD

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Our sister company Black Hills IP Renewals offers a low-cost Patent Annuity Management service.

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