Patent Legal Assistant

Special Counsel is currently assisting a large, prestigious law firm with a patent legal assistant requirement in Charlotte, NC.  Our client is seeking a skilled legal assistant with a minimum of three years of experience supporting intellectual property attorneys, preferably including both patent prosecution and litigation practice work.

Responsibilities:

  • Assist attorneys and paralegals with patent filing and prosecution
  • Interacts and corresponds with clients on intellectual property related issues
  • Writes, proofreads and edits documents a variety of legal and IP related documents
  • Assist with docketing of both patent and IP litigation cases
  • Provides administrative support to attorneys on a variety of IP and non-IP related matters
  • Qualifications:

  • A minimum of three years’ experience supporting intellectual property attorneys in a law firm setting
  • Strong understanding of patent filing and prosecution process
  • Excellent writing and proofreading skills
  • Foreign filing IP experience preferred
  • BA/BS degree and/or paralegal certificate preferred
  • If you’re interested in and qualified for this patent legal assistant role in Charlotte, NC, apply today for immediate consideration.



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