Patent Docketing Assistant sought for large DC law firm. The ideal candidate will have at least three years of experience with U.S. and foreign patent docketing. Duties include but are not limited to the following: day to day review and calendaring of new mail received from domestic and foreign patent offices; preparing various reports in docketing system; working on other docketing related projects and tasks as necessary; knowledge regarding CPI or other docketing systems is required; knowledge regarding rules at United States Patent and Trademark Office and foreign patent offices is required; familiarity with paperless docketing system is extremely beneficial and other duties as assigned.
The ideal candidate is detail-oriented, efficient, flexible, results-oriented, and a self-starter. The ideal candidate has excellent communication skills, strong computer skills, and strong organizational skills. The ideal candidate also possesses the ability to prioritize and work in a fast-paced team environment. Occasional overtime work may be necessary.