Foreign Filing Legal Assistant

Full-time 19 views

Law Firm

Washington, DC, United States

Foreign Filing Legal Assistant

Legal Staff

3-5 yrs required

Full-time

No

# Foreign Filing Legal Assistant (Experienced) Sterne Kessler, one of the most highly regarded intellectual property specialty law firms in the world, is looking for a Foreign Filing Legal Assistant with a minimum of 3-5 years of foreign filing experience. This position can be a hybrid from the . area or full-time remote from approved . locations outside the . area. ## Responsibilities The Foreign Filing Legal Assistant will be responsible for: - Processing the filing of new foreign patent applications worldwide, . EPC, PCT, national, non-convention cases - Preparing and reviewing appropriate correspondence from foreign associates and to clients and associates regarding new applications, formal requirements, filing details, etc. - Preparing client letters, formal documents, filing reports, responses to PCT invitations, national phase reminder letters, etc. - Ordering certified copies from . Patent & Trademark Office - Working with vendors, patent office personnel, consulate offices and various local and state governments to obtain certification and legalization of formal documents as needed - Reviewing docket reports for accuracy - Maintaining and clearing a daily and personal docket - Maintaining knowledge of foreign filing requirements, tax laws, renewal data, expiration data, etc. ## Qualifications - Foreign filing experience at another law firm required; preferably a minimum of 3-5 years of foreign filing experience. - Experience with design patents is highly desirable. - Strong personal initiative and good judgment skills. - preferred. - Ability to independently manage your own workload to meet department deadlines and perform job duties efficiently and productively under pressure. - Flexibility to work overtime on an as-needed basis. ## Compensation The good faith base salary range for this position is $60,000 to $75,000 per year. The actual salary rate offered to candidates within that range will depend on a variety of factors, including without limitation, years of relevant experience, education, and the candidate’s overall qualifications for the position as assessed by the Law Firm. ## How to Apply To apply, please include a resume and cover letter with your application. Sterne Kessler is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

Include a resume and cover letter with your application

Qualification and Experience College degree and/or paralegal certification

Legal

Cassandra Mitchell
Recruiting Manager
Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.L.L.C.
1100 New York Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20005
Phone: 202-371-2600
Fax: 202-371-2540

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