Legal Administrative Assistant at Pierce Atwood
Boston, MA, USA
17 Nov → 17 Dec
Under general supervision and according to established policies and procedures, performs administrative duties in support of attorneys in the IP Practice area. Maintains positive contact with client and co-workers, and observes confidentiality in all client and firm matters.
- Format, proofread, and file U.S. and PCT patent applications and attend to new electronic filings
- Report patent filings status and other documentation updates to clients as necessary
- Respond to formal Notices such as Notices to File Missing Parts & Notices to File Corrected Application Papers
- Attend to transfer of patent files and maintenance of off-site storage including physical and electronic files
Requirements / Qualifications
Bachelor’s degree preferred and/or Associates degree with relevant work experience
Minimum of 3 years patent prosecution experience, preferably in a large law firm or in-house legal department
Knowledge of U.S. and foreign patent filing and prosecution
Must work independently, with minimal supervision, to produce an accurate and well documented work product often under time-sensitive scheduling where multiple projects are required concurrently
How To Apply
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