Intellectual Property Legal Assistant

Duvera - Houston, TX (30+ days ago)


Law firm is currently recruiting for a Direct Hire Patent Prosecution Legal Assistant in downtown Houston. If you have at least three years of Patent Prosecution experience and are interested in gaining more IP experience in a professional and pleasant work environment, then this might be the perfect position for you. Job Responsibilities:

  • Provide direct support to a team of Patent Prosecution attorneys
  • Prepare and file documents with USPTO
  • Prepare, edit, and proofread a variety of documents
  • Generate reports including new client, new matter, time, and expense reports
  • Administrative tasks such as answering the telephone, coordinating travel, and processing mail
  • Coordinate and communicate with other departments through the Firm
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications:

  • At least three years of experience as a Legal Secretary/Legal Assistant
  • Strong knowledge of U.S. patent procedural requirements and PCT practices
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, particularly Word
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills
  • Ability to prioritize work and maintain a quick turn-around of workflow to meet deadlines

Firm is offering a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package.

Job Type: Full-time

Experience:

  • Intellectual Property: 3 years (Required)