IP Legal Assistant - Dallas, TX

Location: Dallas, TX
Date Posted: 04-12-2017
IP Legal Assistant - Dallas, TX
Leading Law Firm in Dallas is currently in the process of recruiting an IP Legal Assistant. This position will provide support in our IP Patent and Prosecution Practice for as many as four busy attorneys and/or paralegals in a highly collaborative working environment.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Preparing, finalizing and filing documents in US Patent Office in US provisional, utility, design and PCT applications (i.e., transmittals, declarations, power of attorneys, assignments, transmittals, extension of time, information disclosure statements, maintenance fee payments, etc).
  • Preparing and finalizing client correspondence; maintaining attorney docket for both US and foreign patent matters.
  • Candidate will have Patent Prosecution experience which preferably includes ThomsonReuter IP Manager docketing software.
  • Handle administrative confidential/sensitive Firm and/or client information.

Experience & Qualifications:

The ideal candidate will possess a minimum of 5 years legal assistant experience, including at least 3 years of IP Patent Prosecution experience in a mid-large sized firm; and be proficient in legal assistant and administrative tasks including, but not limited to: document preparation, time entry, expense reimbursement, telephone contact, travel arrangements and calendar maintenance. The candidate will have the ability to work in a high volume, high energy environment.

Must have strong interpersonal and communication skills and able to provide excellent client/customer service. Qualified candidates must be proficient in MS Word, Excel, Outlook and E-Filing. Must exhibit strong typing skills and have the ability to learn and quickly become proficient in new computer software programs. Available for some overtime is required.

Candidates should possess excellent written and oral communication, strong proofreading and organizational skills. Candidates should also be detail oriented, be able to multi-task and have the knowledge and skills necessary to prioritize the workload independently. Must possess a team-oriented mindset.

To Apply: Please email your resume for immediate consideration to: cfleck@chelsearecruiters.com
Craig Fleck
Vice President
Chelsea Search Group
3050 Rue D'Orleans #317
San Diego, CA 92110
858-829-7747
cfleck@chelsearecruiters.com
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