WATERSHED IP LAW, PLLC, Fall City, WA
Administrative Director, March 2022 – Present
Coordinate administrative and program management activities for multiple IP monetization programs. Manage firm back-office projects, including website development, marketing, data management, billing, etc.
MIICS IP INC., Vancouver, WA/SHARP LABORATORIES OF AMERICA, INC., Camas, WA
Legal Assistant, Intellectual Property Department, 2016 – 2022
Managed physical and electronic files for new, pending, and issued patents. Prepared and filed documents with the USPTO. Docketed USPTO, WIPO, and internal deadlines. Created and implemented new procedures. Liaised between inventors, outside counsel, parent companies, and parent companies’ foreign outside counsel. Tracked activity, researched target companies, and provided other monetization and licensing support.
KLARQUIST SPARKMAN, LLP, Portland, OR
Docketing Specialist, 2012 – 2016
Knowledge Management, 2011 – 2012
Calendared USPTO and foreign deadlines for patents, trademarks, and PTAB proceedings. Docketed litigation deadlines utilizing 20+ district/county/Judge-specific rule sets. Worked with the litigation attorneys and staff to create new procedures optimizing litigation docketing, and trained others in the new processes. Helped maintain accurate physical and digital files for the 75+ attorney firm.
MACCOLL BUSCH SATO, PC, Portland, OR
Office Assistant, 2009 – 2011
Managed files for 11 workers’ compensation attorneys, both on and off-site. Assisted attorneys and paralegals with miscellaneous tasks including transcription, preparing and proofreading formal documents, CLE projects, discovery, setting up for depositions and mediations, daily accounting, etc.