Legal Administrative Assistant at Pierce Atwood

Pierce Atwood


Mid Level

Boston, MA, USA

Not defined

17 Nov → 17 Dec

Job Description

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.

Job Responsibilities

  • 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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