IP Legal Assistant

Special Counsel has a great opportunity for an IP Legal Assistant. One must have five plus years of legal assistant experience to be considered for this opportunity. This firm has a robust compensation and benefits package!

Experience Required

  • Knowledge of US patent prosecution procedures
  • Electronically file patent applications, amendments, extensions, Information Disclosure Statements and other documents with the USPTO
  • Prepare draft responses to Office Actions and other prosecution documents
  • Report US and foreign Office Actions and amendment filings to clients
  • Monitor docket reports regarding USPTO deadlines, both domestic and foreign
  • Obtain copies of patents, publications, and other prior art references online

    Software & Skills Required

  • Exceptional proofreading skills
  • Organized, detail-oriented and able to multi-task
  • Basic/Intermediate knowledge of Word, including styles/formatting, tables, TOA/TOC
  • Basic knowledge of Excel
  • Basic US patent prosecution knowledge of procedures
  • Basic knowledge of Adobe Pro
  • Basic knowledge of PowerPoint

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