Docket Specialist (Intellectual Property – Patent Support Services)

Morgan Lewis - Philadelphia, PA3.9

Full-timeEstimated: $32,000 - $47,000 a year
Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP, one of the world’s leading global law firms with almost 4000 lawyers and staff in 30 offices is seeking a Docket Specialist. This position will reside in the Philadelphia, PA office and will be responsible for maintaining the Patent computerized docket system.

  • Maintain docket due dates and remarks in the computerized docket system including incoming domestic and foreign mail and faxes, incoming patent office mail, and papers filed in the patent office.
  • Open, sort, stamp incoming patent mail including postcards, faxes and special delivery mail; prepare a daily incoming mail log and deliver a copy of the log to the patent group members.
  • Check all outgoing PTO mail for completeness and accuracy and prepare a daily PTO outgoing mail log; ensure the outgoing mail is picked up by courier service.
  • Generate routine correspondence and documents associated with foreign patent application processing.
  • Program, run, print and deliver docket reports to attorneys, legal secretaries and legal staff.
  • Monitor patent daily dockets and provide call up services to attorneys and paralegals as necessary to clear final dates.
  • Generate new patent matter number request reports and send them to the new business department.
  • Prepare expense forms for processing of vendor invoices and deliver to attorneys for approval.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
  • The qualified candidate must possess a high school diploma and a minimum of three (3) years of docketing experience.
  • Advanced computer skills with competency in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, SharePoint and Elite (will train).
  • Excellent communication and grammar skills.
  • The ability to manage multiple priorities in a fast-paced environment.
  • Strong client service commitment, detail & team orientated
Qualified candidates must apply online by visiting our website at and selecting “Careers.”

Morgan Lewis is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Pursuant to applicable state and municipal Fair Chance Laws and Ordinances, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.