IP Legal Secretary

Dinsmore & Shohl LLP
Washington, DC
Jun 05, 2018
Jun 18, 2018
Full Time
Dinsmore has an exciting Legal Secretary opening in our Washington DC office. This secretary will support multiple attorneys in the Intellectual Property practice group. Successful candidates will have patent prosecution experience. This position includes the traditional legal secretarial responsibilities such as reviewing and communicating docket to attorneys & paralegals, creating new files as needed, maintaining calendars, time entry, client billing and general administrative duties. This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced Legal Secretary to join a booming practice and to benefit from specialized on the job training. Candidates must have experience with the following: Preparing applications and IDSs Filing documents with the USPTO Recording assignments and report recordation Preparing foreign filing and non-provisional filing inquiry letters Electronically filing amendments/responses, RCEs and notice of appeal and appeal brief Ordering formal drawings. 5+ years of legal secretary experience Excellent technical and communication skills Ability to type 65 wpm Attention to detail with top notch proofreading skills Proven success as a positive team player as well as an independent worker Ability to multi-task and balance multiple projects and priorities simultaneously Highly motivated professional who is enthusiastic about the opportunity of learning a specialized practice area EOE

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