Patent Prosecution Specialist

Washington D.C.
Sep 15, 2021
Oct 20, 2021
Career Level
Entry Level
Full Time

Sughrue Mion, PLLC, a leading Intellectual Property law firm, located in Washington, DC is seeking a patent prosecution specialist.  This position will facilitate communications and management of patent applications with a large technology company client using their proprietary internet portal.

Essential Functions: 

  • Assist attorneys and patent agents with patent applications relating to various technologies and sciences.
  • Conduct legal and scientific research on various issues as the firm needs.
  • Daily responsibilities include, but are not limited to assisting with filing patent applications, responses to office actions, conducting legal and scientific research. Translation between Chinese and English are required, as to corresponding with clients in both languages.
  • Collecting and compiling prior art references, perform research and compile data as requested by attorneys.
  • Manage databases of patent application files
  • Fluency in Chinese language reading and writing to understand the nature of  patent application
  • Science/technical background to understand the nature of patent application details

Education & Experience:

  • College degree in the sciences required
  • 0-1 experience

Technical Skill Requirements:

  • Excellent computer skills required

Language Skills:

            Fluency in reading and writing in the Chinese language required.



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