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2017-02084 Legal Assistant - Intellectual Property - Patent Prosecution

Prominent, successful Philadelphia based, national law firm has an immediate opening for a dynamic, analytical Legal Assistant to join their growing Center City Intellectual Property team!  Acting as a liaison between the Firm and its clients, the Patent Legal Assistant will work closely with attorneys throughout the patent prosecution process.  This is an excellent opportunity to join a very stable, successful law firm with a very friendly, professional work environment.

The ideal candidate will have a minimum of two to four+ years’ Intellectual Property experience and must be knowledgeable of the current USPTO and PCT rules and procedures.  Previous U.S. Patent Prosecution experience required.  Foreign filing experience highly desired.  In order to be considered for this position, you MUST have IP experience.  Candidates should be detail oriented, highly skilled, flexible, and have the ability to prioritize a busy workload.  Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills required for successful achievement of position goals.  


Responsibilities will include:

  • Reviewing and organizing patent files, reviewing docket for deadlines (understanding docket and deadlines and noting action needed on each file)
  • Reviewing and finalizing patent applications and drafting and coordinating execution of formal documents; assisting in filing of U.S. and Foreign Filing patent applications, both electronically and paper (including preparation and review of necessary filing documents)
  • Preparing responses to Notice to File Missing Parts
  • Drafting letters to clients reporting office actions
  • Preparing, maintaining and updating reports for clients regarding status of applications and patents, including reporting filing receipts for applications, publication notices and forwarding patent certificates
  • Assist with foreign filing responsibilities
  • Additional duties as assigned

 

Competitive salary, top benefits and paid time off package offered.  For immediate consideration for this opportunity, qualified candidates should forward their CONFIDENTIAL resume ASAP.


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Job Type: 
Industry: 
Legal
Location: 
Philadelphia, PA
Job Requirements: 
  • Must have minimum 2-4+ years’ Intellectual Property experience
  • Previous U.S. Patent Prosecution experience required, Foreign Filing experience a plus
  • Strong computer and research skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills    
Compensation: 

Salary will depend on years' related experience.