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Patent Prosecution Secretary/Administrative Assistant (Part-Time Contract)

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Location
McLean, VA
Hourly
$30.00 - $35.00
Job Type
Contract
Date
Feb 12, 2018
Job ID
2569204
McLean Law firm looking for an experienced Patent Prosecution Secretary/Administrative Assistant to join its growing IP practice. This is a contracted position.


Company: Law Firm

Location:  McLean, VA
 
Job Type: Contract. This is a two-month project that could extend to a permanent position.
 
Hours/Schedule:  40 hours a week for 6-8 weeks
 
Rate:  $30-$35/hour
 
Job Description:   Assist in all aspects of patent prosecution

Responsibilities: 
  • Prepare amendments and responses
  • Prepare client correspondence
  • File all documents in the USPTO EFS and the EPAS
Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree and/or Associate’s degree is preferred
  • minimum of 5 years of relevant patent prosecution work history, preferably in a law firm or in-house setting
  • Expertise in all aspects of patent prosecution is required
  • Knowledge of U.S. and foreign patent filing & prosecution
  • Knowledge of MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and standard document management databases
  • Strong computer skills, with proficiency in the use of the USPTO Electronic Filing System (EFS), the USPTO Electronic Patent Assignment System (EPAS), and other USPTO resources (e.g., PAIR).
  • Excellent communicator, excellent organizational skills, able to multi-task
  • Able to juggle shifting priorities