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Intellectual Property Assistant Resume

Santa Clara, CA

Business Experience: 8+ years
Administration Experience: 5+ years
Industry Experience: Legal, Communication & Banking


  • Good understanding of the US Intellectual Property system and Laws (prosecution) and notably patent laws.
  • Knowledge of and ability to interpret and utilize current USPTO patent prosecution procedures, including electronic filing procedures.
  • Advanced knowledge and proficiency in Microsoft Office Applications including Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Outlook.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong organizational and interpersonal skills.
  • Well organized with the ability to manage time effectively while managing multiple priorities.


Confidential, Santa Clara, CA May 2011 - Present
Intellectual Property Assistant for Executive

  • New patent application, IDS, Response to Office Action filing and pay Issue Fee via United States Patent and Trademark website.
  • Support partner as an Executive assistant (maintain Attorney’s docket sheet and schedule).
  • Maintain correspondence with the clients and our Paris office (European Patent).
  • Communicate and correspond with USPTO and clients regarding patent application process.
  • Translate Japanese correspondence

Confidential, Houston, TX Summer Internship 2010
Sales Associate Summer Internship

  • Account Creation through “PeopleSoft” (IBC’s Data Entry Program)
  • Introduced customers to saving accounts, loans, credit cards, CD.
  • Account acquisition and Business Development
  • Banker’s Edge Certified

Confidential, Houston, TX Summer Internship 2007
Office administration

  • Filling documents, patents, contracts. Translated documents from English to Japanese.
  • Data Entry/Clerical Operations

Confidential, Okinawa, Japan May 2003 – Aug 2005
Financial adviser, Loan advisor

  • Field loan and contract advisor
  • New customer acquisition and sales.
  • Business Development Team, Bank Liaison for Labor Union of Okinawa.
  • Data Entry

Confidential, Okinawa, Japan Mar 2001 – May 2003
Office administration

  • Inventory Cost Accounting
  • Clerical Operations
  • Responsible for hiring and training for new employee
  • Customer Service
  • Data Entry


  • Bachelor of Liberal Arts in International Studies and Commerce (December 2010)
  • Dean’s list Award, Scholastic Honors Award (Received Scholarship),
  • Phi Theta Kappa (International Honors Society)


  • Bilingual (Japanese/English)
  • Japanese tutoring, Japan Club
  • Volunteer: Donation Drive, Rummage Sale for the Japan Earthquake Reliefs
  • Cub Scout summer camps
  • International Bank of Commerce new hire training (8 weeks)
  • Banker’s Edge certified
  • MS Word and Keyboarding certified

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