Patent Coordinator I

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Company Overview

Canon U.S.A., Inc., is a leading provider of consumer, business-to-business, and industrial digital imaging solutions to the United States and to Latin America and the Caribbean markets. With approximately $29 billion in global revenue, its parent company, Canon Inc. (NYSE:CAJ), ranks third overall in U.S. patents granted in 2016† and is one of Fortune Magazine's World's Most Admired Companies in 2016. Canon U.S.A. is committed to the highest level of customer satisfaction and loyalty, providing 100 percent U.S.-based consumer service and support for all of the products it distributes. Canon U.S.A. is dedicated to its Kyosei philosophy of social and environmental responsibility. In 2014, the Canon Americas Headquarters secured LEED® Gold certification, a recognition for the design, construction, operations and maintenance of high-performance green buildings. To keep apprised of the latest news from Canon U.S.A., sign up for the Company's RSS news feed by visiting and follow us on Twitter @CanonUSA. For media inquiries, please contact

† Based on weekly patent counts issued by United States Patent and Trademark Office.

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Position Overview

We have an exciting opportunity in our Irvine office to support Canon, Inc. and Canon Americas in obtaining U.S. and worldwide patents. This position supports the IP department on various patent docketing tasks. 


- Assist in preparing routine legal documents and reports
- Provide patent prosecution administrative support, includes working with patent attorneys/agents to file formal papers
- Maintain/update patent database as needed
- Correspond with clients as needed
- Provide other administrative support as needed
- Update system with fees paid to the USPTO and maintain accurate time keeping


Requires a High School diploma or GED, and  1  year of patent prosecution administrative support experience preferred.
Detail oriented with excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Basic MS Office skills (Word, Excel) and Adobe Acrobat.
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