Olimpia Jakubowska serves as the firm’s IP Portfolio Manager and as a Senior IP Paralegal. She manages domestic and foreign patent and trademark prosecution and coordinates with a network of foreign associates regarding patent and trademark protection. As part of her role in managing client portfolios, Olimpia monitors the status of the pending applications, and communicates with clients and foreign associates as needed throughout the prosecution of the matters in their intellectual property portfolios. She also manages U.S. patent maintenance fees and foreign annuities.
As part of her IP Paralegal responsibilities, Olimpia prepares and files utility, design, national stage and provisional applications; prepares and files preliminary amendments, Office Action responses, RCEs with USPTO; prepares and files Information Disclosure Statements, certificates of correction, oath / declarations, powers of attorney and assignments. Additionally, she reviews all patent and trademark correspondence from USPTO, WIPO, EPO, KIPO, clients, and foreign associates. She is also involved with preparing reporting letters to client and associates regarding new applications, formal requirements, and filing details. Her trademark experience extends to preparing and filing new Trademark applications and section 8&15 renewals.
Prior to joining Brooks Acordia IP Law, Olimpia worked for intellectual property groups at some of the largest US law firms, gaining significant experience in the development, management, and prosecution of patents, trademarks, and copyrights as well as the use of IP docketing software. She also has experience as an in-house IP Paralegal providing valuable insight to what the firm’s portfolio clients need and require.
Her experience spans from managing patent portfolios for major US, European and Asian clients to working directly with company directors and attorneys to ensure patent application matters are completed in a timely manner. She also helps with setting up client and inventor meetings/conference phone calls, correspondence with clients; invoices/billing, communication with various vendors (translators, draftsmen), and most of all training new employees and interns in patent prosecution.
• 2005 Paralegal Certificate
• 2003 B.A. Political Science, Hunter College (CUYN)