Job Details

IP Assistant

Company name

Organization Type

Law Firm

Job Type

Legal Staff

Date Last Verified

Jul 10, 2020

Valid Through

Oct 23, 2020

Posted on

May 16, 2020

Years of Experience

Min 1 yrs required


Boston, MA, United States

Employment Type



Practice Area
Intellectual Property >> Intellectual Property - General
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IP Assistant
The candidate will maintain and manage attorney dockets and handle all aspects of US patent prosecution; the preparation of IP documents; e-filing with the USPTO, draft documents and correspondence, manage attorneys' schedules and keep them apprised of upcoming deadlines and interact with attorneys, clients and courts. Will process client bills. Maintain data integrity and electronic file wrappers. Assist attorney with various aspects of their docket. Organize and maintain electronic mail, facsimiles, docketing information and instructions and take necessary action. Prepare and file documents with USPTO. Review incoming correspondence including paper and electronic mail, facsimiles, docketed information, or client instructions and take necessary action. Interact with clients via telephone, electronic mail, and facsimile as necessary. Coordinate with colleagues and/or departments to ensure completion of assigned tasks and other requests. Prepare Information Disclosure Statements for filing with the USPTO. Prepare search results and prior art lists for citation. Compile prior art tables and electronic prior art databases. Manage prior art and duty of disclosure requirements for domestic and foreign matters. Maintain accurate client contact information and reporting instructions. Maintain client specific instructions and relevant biographic data. Research and retrieve information for the completion of assigned tasks utilizing legal rules books (e.g., MPEP, TMEP, etc.), the USPTO. Utilize a range of software applications including MS Outlook, Word, Excel, CPi (general case information and docketing database), JURIS (billing database), DeskSite (document management system), IPDAS (document generation and contact database), and other practice- or firm-specific applications. May guide, mentor, or be a resource to others. May take on additional responsibilities as needed. Bachelor's degree is required. Paralegal certificate is needed. Prior law firm experience is essential.

Additional info

Requisition ID: 1014

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Lando & Anastasi, LLP
60 State Street
23rd Floor
Boston, MA 02109

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