Patent Legal Secretary

Employer
Legal Placements
Location
Washington, DC
Posted
Mar 15, 2017
Closes
Mar 21, 2017
Industry
Law
Hours
Full Time
Job Title: Patent Legal Secretary Locations: Washington, District of Columbia Job Type: Contract Start Date: 1/16/17 End Date: 6/19/17 Status: Active Candidates Sought: 1 Still Needed: 1 Skills: Email this job to a friend. Top-ranked law firm has an opening for a Patent Prosecution Secretary in the Washington, DC office. Daily tasks include preparing formal documents, USPTO electronic filings, and client communications; monitoring large dockets electronically; formatting specifications for electronic filings; preparing and formatting amendments for electronic filings; typing letters, briefs, memos and various other documents; coordinating client billing; coordinating travel arrangements; scheduling and organizing meetings and appointments; screening and answering telephones; establishing and maintaining files for the attorneys. The qualified candidate will be detail-oriented, self-motivated, and possess excellent verbal and written communication skills with an emphasis on accuracy and proofreading. A minimum of seven years' patent prosecution secretarial experience, a minimum of two years' trademark experience, college degree exhibiting strong academic record or equivalent experience required, and extensive skills in MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint required. Prior experience acting as a liaison between attorneys and clients and familiarity with US re-exam practice preferred. If interested, please submit resumes to Miana Ford, Miana@legalplacements.com