Intellectual Property Legal Professional

  • Location
    Dayton, Ohio
  • Category
    Legal Support Personnel - Legal Secretary/Legal Assistant
  • Contract Type
    Direct Hire
  • Reference

Special Counsel has an excellent opportunity for a legal professional with a background in intellectual property.  This is an on-site position located in Dayton, Ohio.  The candidate should have five years of patent prosecution experience as a legal secretary or paralegal.


  • Preparation and filing of documents with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
  • Maintaining all business intake files and providing status updates       
  • Maintaining attorney calendars and preparing docket reports to ensure compliance
  • Providing clients with written correspondence on the status of application filings, receipt of office actions, and amendments
  • Analyzing receipts from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office in order to determine the need for any corrective filing
  • Producing approximately 30 billable hours per month
  • Responding to inquiries from foreign counsel and clients regarding the status of U.S. and foreign cases
  • Monitoring and investigating competitive patent and trademark filings
  • Experience:

    5+ years of legal secretary or paralegal experience in patent prosecution

    Employment Type:

    Full-time position

    Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled

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