Intellectual Property Legal Assistant

Special Counsel is seeking an Intellectual Property Legal Secretary to support one of our law firm clients with trademark, patent, and copyright prosecution work. This is professional and highly regarded firm with competitive pay and benefits.


  • Monitor and maintain U.S. and foreign patent and trademark docketing database, internal docketing, and generating reports
  • Assist with recording patent, trademark and copyright assignments and security interests with the USPTO.
  • Prepare, file and prosecute national and international trademark applications, including drafting applicable documents
  • Prepare responses to Office Actions, Statements of Use/Extensions of Time, and preparing/filing trademark renewal documents
  • Communicates with USPTO, attorneys, paralegals, liaisons, and staff
  • Review USPTO and outside counsel correspondence, docket new cases and due dates
  • Assists with handling issues of domain name/website infringements, including transfer of domain names
  • Qualifications

  • Minimum of 3 to 5 years of patent and trademark docketing experience
  • International patent and trademark prosecution and registration experience
  • Ability to work independently in a fast paced environment ensuring both internal and external deadlines are met
  • Able to adapt to changing work priorities, work flow and work assignments
  • Minimum of two (3) years of intellectual property prosecution experience
  • BA/BS degree and/or Paralegal certificate

  • Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled

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