Ford Agency

US Trademark Legal Secretary - Temp-to-Hire

Ford Agency
Washington D.C.
Mar 13, 2018
Mar 29, 2018
Full Time

The Ford Agency is looking for an experienced Trademark Secretary for the DC office of a leading global law firm. The Legal Secretary will work closely with one of the firm's top partners, provide comprehensive support, and manage administrative duties related to the trademark process.  It's a terrific opportunity for a seasoned professional looking to work for a pro who is on the cutting edge of the field and is looking for someone to help get things done. This is a temp-to-hire opportunity and is available immediately.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Prepare trademark filings with USPTO
  • Monitor dockets and manage full trademark process
  • Prepare correspondence (such as engagement, waiver, and audit letters)
  • Coordinate internal and external meetings and manage complex Outlook calendars
  • Time-entry, processing expense reports, and monthly billing
  • Assist with other related projects

Qualifications Include:

  • At least 5+ years of trademark experience in a large law firm
  •  Experience supporting senior partners a plus
  • Comprehensive knowledge of USTPO rules and regulations
  • Advanced proficiency with MS Office (Outlook, Word, and Excel)
  • Expert-level proficiency with trademark docketing software systems
  • Familiarity with legal document management, time entry, and billing systems and ability to pick up new software programs quickly
  • Strong organizational skills, ability to work independently, track deadlines, and work in a fast-paced office environment


For immediate consideration, please send your resume to:

ATTN:  Trademark Secretary - Temp-to-Hire


To see more positions available through The Ford Agency, please check out our website at


The Ford Agency, Inc.
1660 L Street, NW
Suite 200
Washington, DC  20036

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