Collaborate with Innovative 3Mers Around the World
Choosing where to start and grow your career has a major impact on your professional and personal life, so it's equally important you know that the company that you choose to work at, and its leaders, will support and guide you. With a diversity of people, global locations, technologies and products, 3M is a place where you can collaborate with 96,000 other curious, creative 3Mers.
"A long-lasting career at 3M comes from having vision, imagination and the ability to see what doesn't exist. 3Mers are groundbreaking innovators and it's important that we give every person the space for disruptive and creative thinking." - John Banovetz, executive vice president, chief technology officer and environmental responsibility at 3M
This position provides an opportunity to transition from other private, public, government or military environments to a 3M career.
The Impact You'll Make in this Role
As a Patent Administrative Assistant you will have the opportunity to tap into your curiosity and collaborate with some of the most innovative and diverse people around the world. Here, you will make an impact by:
Monitoring worldwide IP docket deadlines, gathering and assembling information to assist attorney/agent in patent prosecution
Applying knowledge of IP terminology, administrative procedures, best practices and a working knowledge of USPTO/PCT rules/guidelines
Reviewing prosecution files and prioritizing response to docket deadlines
Identifying and solving problems or discrepancies by interpreting data, utilizing practice manuals and/or a network of resources
Selecting relevant information from a variety of sources and ensuring completeness and accuracy of formal legal documents
The ability to learn and apply new IP practices required by changing government rules/guidelines
Your Skills and Expertise
To set you up for success in this role from day one, 3M requires (at a minimum) the following qualifications:
High School Diploma/GED (completed and verified prior to start)
Four years of related job experience in an IP administrative function
Basic knowledge of Microsoft Word, Outlook, Excel, and docket software.
Additional qualifications that could help you succeed even further in this role include:
Bachelor's degree (completed and verified prior to start) from an accredited institution
Travel: No travel
Relocation Assistance: Not available
Must be legally authorized to work in country of employment without sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g., H1B status).
Certain job positions within 3M require workers to be on-site at 3M facilities and/or at third-party locations. A necessary requirement of each of these positions is that all individuals must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (subject to limited medical and religious exemptions). Fully vaccinated against COVID-19 means, two weeks have passed since completing the second dose of a two-dose COVID-19 vaccine (e.g., Pfizer or Moderna) or two weeks after receiving a single dose of a one-dose vaccine (e.g., Johnson & Johnson/Janssen)."
Supporting Your Well-being
3M offers many programs to help you live your best life - both physically and financially. To ensure competitive pay and benefits, 3M regularly benchmarks with other companies that are comparable in size and scope.
Resources for You
For more details on what happens before, during and after the interview process, check out the Insights for Candidates page at 3M.com/careers.
Learn more about 3M's creative solutions to the world's problems at www.3M.com or on Twitter @3M. Responsibilities of this position include that corporate policies, procedures and security standards are complied with while performing assigned duties. Certain job positions within 3M require workers to be on-site at 3M facilities and/or at third-party locations. A necessary requirement of each of these positions is that all individuals must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (subject to limited medical and religious exemptions). Fully vaccinated against COVID-19 means, two weeks have passed since completing the second dose of a two-dose COVID-19 vaccine (e.g., Pfizer or Moderna) or two weeks after receiving a single dose of a one-dose vaccine (e.g., Johnson & Johnson/Janssen). Our approach to flexibility is called Work Your Way, which puts employees first and drives well-being in ways that enable 3M's business and performance goals. You have flexibility in where and when work gets done. It all depends on where and when you can do your best work. Pay & Benefits Overview: https://www.3m.com/3M/en_US/careers-us/working-at-3m/benefits/ 3M is an equal opportunity employer. 3M will not discriminate against any applicant for employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, or veteran status.
Please note: your application may not be considered if you do not provide your education and work history, either by: 1) uploading a resume, or 2) entering the information into the application fields directly.
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