Patent Legal Administrative Assistant

Boston, MA 02110

Posted: 06/04/2019 Employment Type: Contract Specialty: Legal & Compliance Job Number: 83857

A mid-sized family law firm in downtown Boston is seeking an experienced Patent Legal Administrative Assistant to join their Patent Persecution Department. In this contract role, you will be responsible for supporting and assisting patent attorneys with all administrative work relating to US, PCT and foreign patent applications, information disclosure statements, assignments, responses, and all documentation associated with correspondence to the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (“ USPTO”). Apply today!

Responsibilities for the Patent  Legal  Administrative Assistant:
  • Prepare correspondence to foreign associates relating to foreign patent applications
  • Communicate with clients and foreign associates throughout application’ s prosecution
  • Maintain patent portfolios
  • Upload and file applications and all other documents/fees with the USPTO
  • Upload and file assignments with Electronic Patent Assignment System
  • Monitor attorneys’ dockets
Requirements for the Patent Legal  Administrative Assistant:
  • Online USPTO filing experience
  • Ability to pay attention to detail, multi-task and juggle priorities
  • Self-motivated and a self-starter; will be expected to attend to multiple tasks without being told or requested
  • Technology savvy with a strong knowledge working with Microsoft Office
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills with a customer service focus
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Must be eligible to work in the U.S. without sponsorship  

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