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Diana Girgis

23028 Meyler Ave


Torrance, CA 90502
(310)619-4284
Girgisd@gmail.com

Education Trinity Law School – Santa Ana, CA


September 2008-August 2011
 Juris Doctorate

University of California, Irvine – Irvine, CA


September 2005-June 2007
 Bachelor of Arts: Criminology, Law and Society

Experience Nixon Peabody LLP – Los Angeles, CA


Patent Practice Assistant
August 2016 – Present
 Prepare and file various applications: 371 National Phase, Non -Provisional,
Provisional, Reissue, and PCT Applications.
 Assist Patent Prosecution Attorneys with all necessary filings to the US
Patent/Trademark Office (Amendments, Missing Parts, etc.)
 Efficiently complete shells and draft red-line revisions for Office Action
amendments and other related documents for attorneys.
 Efficiently prepare, organize and file Information Disclosure Statements for 5 -6
related patent families.
 Actively manage and update docket/calendar for each attorney.
 Prepares communications to clients via E-mail regarding certain instructions
necessary for proper filing; prepare reporting letters to clients.
 Communicate with assigned Examiners regarding client questions and concerns.
 Proficiency in IP Master, Adobe, UPSTO website, ProLaw, and CPI.

Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP– Costa Mesa, CA


Patent Prosecution Secretary
November 2015 – May 2016
 Prepare and file various applications: 371 National Phase, Non -Provisional,
Provisional, Reissue, and PCT Applications.
 Assist Patent Prosecution Attorneys with all necessary filings to the US
Patent/Trademark Office (Amendments, Missing Parts, etc.)
 Efficiently complete draft red-line revisions for Office Action amendments and
other related documents for attorneys.
 Actively manage and update docket/calendar for each attorney.
 Prepares communications to clients via E-mail regarding certain instructions
necessary for proper filing; prepare reporting letters to clients.
 Communicate with assigned Examiners regarding client questions and concerns.
 Proficiency in IP Master, Adobe, UPSTO website, ProL aw, and CPI.

Lee, Hong, Degerman, Kang & Waimey – Los Angeles, CA


Patent Prosecution Secretary
February 2013 – November 2015
 Experienced in filing application types such as 371 National Phase, Non -
Provisional, Provisional, Reissue, PCT Applications, etc.
 Assisted Patent Prosecution Attorneys with all necessary filings to the US
Patent/Trademark Office (Amendments, Missing Parts, etc.)
 Correctly and accurately completes draft red-line revisions for Office Action
amendments and other related documents for Patent Prosecution Attorneys.
 Maintained Docket/Calendar for each Attorney with outstanding due dates.
 Successfully completes all jobs by deadlines.
 Properly and accurately prepares communications to clients via E-mail
regarding certain instructions and/or necessary instructions needed for proper
filing/Prepare Reporting Letters to clients .
 Communicate with assigned Examiners regarding client questions and concerns.
 Professionally handled confidential paperwork.

Canon, USA – Irvine, CA


Patent Coordinator
November 2007 – January 2013
 Accurately filed Amendments corresponding to Office Actions to the US
Patent/Trademark Office.
 Process mailings coming in and going out to US Patent/ Trademark Office such
as Office Actions, Filing Receipts, Notice of Publications, Issue Notices, Notice
of Recordation, etc.
 Successfully complete all jobs by deadlines.
 Maintained Docket for each Attorney with outstanding due dates.
 Updated all mailings/Incoming correspondence into ProLaw server.
 Professionally handled confidential paperwork.
Enterprise Rent-a-Car – Irvine, CA
Manager Trainee Intern
April 2006 – July 2007
 Assisted clientele that came in to rent a vehicle.
 Accurately called clientele to ensure experience w as satisfactory & maintained a
report.
 Handled Insurance cases for clientele needing rentals after being involved in an
accident.
 Answered phones and assisted clientele with questions regarding rentals.
 Picked up and dropped off clientele before and after their rental experience.
 Professionally handled dissatisfied clientele cases and successfully solved the
issues at hand.
 Acquired good customer-relations background.
 Accurately took phone messages and deliver messages promptly.
 Professionally handled confidential paperwork.

Law Offices of Robert L. Bachman – Irvine, CA


Receptionist
October 2005 – March 2006
 Accurately filed away documents corresponding to specific cases.
 Processed mail and delivered to corresponding personnel.
 Accurately took phone messages and delivered messages promptly.
 Professionally processed confidential paperwork such as Mechanic Liens, Bond
Claims, etc.

Nordstrom – Redondo Beach, CA


Sales Associate
Summer 2005
 Women Shoes Sales Associate
 Worked with customers to find out what they wanted to purchase
 Committed to ensuring a smooth sales process and transaction
 Demonstrated Outstanding Customer Service
 Kept sales floor stocked and back stock organized
 Met Department and Store Goals and Objectives