Intellectual Property Paralegal

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Rupa Bounous | (597) 494-7569 | Sioux Falls, SD


I am an Intellectual Property Paralegal with over 3 years of experience. I have worked on a variety of intellectual property matters, including patents, trademarks, and copyrights. I have also assisted clients with licensing agreements and other legal documents related to their intellectual property. In addition to my work as a paralegal, I have also conducted research on various legal issues and drafted memos for attorneys.


Intellectual Property Paralegal at Intellectual Property Paralegal Services, SDMar 2022 - Present

  • Negotiated and drafted intellectual property license agreements for software, trademarks, and copyrights.
  • Researched case law and advised clients on infringement risks associated with their product designs.
  • Wrote cease-and-desist letters to infringing parties on behalf of clients, resulting in the cessation of infringement in 80% of cases.
  • Monitored trademark portfolios for our firm's clientele, ensuring timely renewal of all registrations.
  • Successfully prosecuted 5 patent applications to issuance at the USPTO.

Intellectual Property Paralegal Associate at The IP Lawyer, SDAug 2019 - Mar 2022

  • Successfully negotiated and drafted 50+ settlement agreements per year.
  • Assisted in the development of over 100 patent applications.
  • Conducted prior art searches for 500+ patents.
  • Analyzed 200+ hours of depositions.
  • Successfully managed docketing system for 1,000+ cases.


Associate of Arts in Paralegal Studies at National American University, SDSep 2015 - May 2019

Some skills I have learned are: legal research, writing and analysis, client interviewing and counseling, legal ethics, and civil procedure.


  • Legal research
  • Drafting legal documents
  • Client communication
  • Case management
  • Document review
  • Legal writing

Denisse Funicelli | (225) 499-7693 | 1110 8th Ave, Nashville, TN 37203, USA


I am an intellectual property paralegal with over three years of experience in trademark prosecution, copyright registration, and litigation support. I have a strong understanding of the USPTO's rules and procedures, as well as federal and state court systems. I possess excellent research skills and have considerable experience drafting legal documents such as pleadings, motions, discovery requests/responses, briefs, etc. My writing skills are top-notch and my attention to detail is impeccable. In addition to being an outstanding communicator (both written and verbal), I am also highly organized & efficient; two essential qualities for any successful paralegal.


Intellectual Property Paralegal at McAngus Goudelock & Courie, LLP, TNJun 2022 - Present

  • Assisted in the filing of over 100 patent applications for a software company.
  • Researched and analyzed prior art for potential patentability.
  • Wrote claim charts detailing infringement by competitor’s products.
  • Monitored deadlines and docketed all correspondence related to client’s patents.
  • Prepared documents for Patent Office Actions and responses to Non-Final Rejections.
  • Assisted in the preparation of numerous Inter Partes Review petitions.

Intellectual Property Paralegal Associate at Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C., TNJul 2019 - Apr 2022

  • Successfully managed a docket of over 400 active cases and assisted with the coordination of more than 2,000 domestic and foreign patent portfolios for clients in various industries.
  • Drafted and filed more than 100 provisional, non-provisional, design, plant, PCT national stage applications as well as responses to office actions under supervision from attorneys.
  • Prepared IDS’s using ePAT. Entered bibliographic data into PATTSY/iManage databases.
  • Conducted prior art searches using USPTO database (PAIR), Espacenet & Google Patents; analyze search results & prepare reports.
  • Assisted with the preparation and filing of trademark applications (use-based Intent-to-Use Applications [ITUAs] and Section 1(b)Applications [1Bs]), responses to Office Actions issued by the USPTO examining attorney including amendments to specificationsand drawings when necessary.


Associate of Arts in Paralegal Studies at Middle Tennessee State University, TNSep 2015 - May 2019

The skills I've learned while studying Associate of Arts in Paralegal Studies are: research, writing, and analytical skills.


  • Intellectual property law
  • Research skills
  • Writing and editing skills
  • Analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Organizational skills
  • Computer proficiency, including experience with document management systems
  • And Microsoft Office Suite applications