North Carolina State Bar-certified paralegal Jennifer Snead has more than 25 years of experience in patent prosecution and working in law firms. Jennifer is skilled supporting the preparation and filing of many different patents from filing the initial application through to issuance.
Jennifer prepares and files patent documents at the appropriate stage of prosecution at the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) and with foreign counsel. She reviews, researches and responds to client and USPTO correspondences, and assists with monitoring and reconciling dockets. In addition, Jennifer has worked with a variety of professionals, such as draftspersons, patent searchers and annuity services, to meet client objectives as needed.
Well-versed in electronic filing procedures, Jennifer prepares, organizes and maintains related correspondence and records specific to an IP practice. She is valued for her ability to provide support throughout prosecution, and for managing workflow and overseeing deadlines.
Jennifer also prepares and files information disclosure statements and is able to adapt to client-specific procedures involving the handling of their legal matters. Well-organized and easy to work with, Jennifer strives to serve as a dedicated team player to everyone around her.