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Patent Assistant

Job Code: 58080602
Location: Boston, Massachusetts
Date Posted: 8/1/2017
Position: IP
Practice Area: Intellectual Property
Employment Type: Direct Hire

A large national AM LAW firm in Boston has an immediate need for a Patent Assistant to work in a newly established client based model.  Under this structure, you will be assigned to a specific set of clients instead of a group of attorneys.  You can really gain ownership over your role with this new position!  Unlike some patent assistant jobs, your main focus will be on patent prosecution rather than a lot of administrative duties.
 
Duties/Responsibilities:
 
• Files U.S. patent applications and responses to office actions and notices of allowance
• Maintaining assigned client portfolios
• Prepare correspondence to clients for all USPTO communications
• Working side-by-side with attorney and patent agents to support client patent prosecution matters
 
Requirements:
 
• Minimum of 5+ years of patent prosecution experience
• Advanced Microsoft Office skills
• Ability to meet deadlines and work in a busy environment
• Must be able to work well independently as well as with a team
• Excellent attention to detail
• Outstanding communication skills
 
The firm offers a great atmosphere along with extremely competitive salaries and excellent benefits.  
 
Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled
 

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