IP Legal Assistant

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

Special Counsel is currently seeking an experienced legal assistant to join our client in Phoenix, Arizona.

The ideal candidate has a minimum of five years experience as a legal assistant in a law firm environment, as well as two years in intellectual property patent prosecution. They will join an award winning team of lawyers in an Am Law 200 firm with above market pay and competitive benefits.

If this position fits your interests and career background, please send your resume to samuel.palacio@specialcounsel.com. Not exactly what you are looking for? Browse other available jobs in your area at the Special Counsel website.


  • Prepare and e-file applications, amendments, information disclosure statements, and more at the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO)
  • Manage both electronic and physical file systems
  • Provide exceptional service to clients and USPTO examiners
  • Maintain current knowledge of USPOTO rules and filing procedures
  • Transcribe, edit, and review legal documents, correspondence, contracts, and memoranda
  • Review dockets with attorneys and assist with coordinating schedules
  • Qualifications/Requirements:

  • High school diploma or GED equivalent
  • College level courses/degree preferred
  • 5+ years legal assistant experience in a law firm environment
  • 2+ years intellectual property patent prosecution experience required
  • Employment Type:

  • Full-time
  • Direct hire
  • Work Hours:

  • Mon-Fri, 8am-5pm (with flexibility)
  • In-office

  • Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled

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