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Patent Assistant

Patent Assistant

  • June 2, 2016
  • Mary McKeown
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We are seeking a full-time, experienced, patent assistant to join our firm with the following qualifications:

  • Reliable and dependable team player.
  • Strong work ethic, flexible, dependable and positive can-do attitude.
  • Able to work in a fast-paced environment and maintain productivity during normal business hours.
  • Detail-oriented with the ability to organize and prioritize, able to work independently with minimal supervision, handle multiple projects simultaneously, advanced computer and software knowledge.
  • Must have effective written and oral communication skills with strong proofreading and grammatical skills
  • Must have sense of urgency relating to client requests and able to meet deadlines.
  • Likes the flexibility and freedom of working at home.
  • Has the following qualifications:
    • Minimum of two years’ experience as a patent prosecution paralegal, legal secretary or comparable position with experience working in a law firm or in house legal environment.
    • Experience with USPTO electronic filing procedures.
    • Type 65 wpm (provide Good Typing Certificate from www.goodtyping.com).
About the Position
  • Assist with preparing and filing U.S. patent applications and responses via EFS-Web (including preparation and review of necessary filing documents).
  • Assist with preparing and filing PCT applications, responses, and communication with foreign associates as needed.
  • Review and manage electronic files.
  • Ability to review and understand dockets, deadlines, and perform docketing tasks per firm procedure.
  • Ability to learn and follow various client procedures and adapt in an ever changing environment.
  • Salary commensurate with experience.  Medical/dental benefits.

Qualified candidates should submit resume and Good Typing Certificate on our online application form below.

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