Job Details

Legal Assistant

Company name

Organization Type

Law Firm

Job Type

Legal Staff

Date Last Verified

May 04, 2020

Valid Through

Aug 17, 2020

Posted on

Apr 20, 2019

Years of Experience

Min 2 yrs required

Location

Alexandria, VA, United States

Employment Type

Full-time

Industry

Legal
Practice Area
Intellectual Property >> Intellectual Property - Patent >> Intellectual Property - Patent General
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Profile

Legal Assistant
The candidate should have 2 years’ experience working on patent prosecution matters in a law firm setting. Support patent attorneys and agents in all aspects of U.S. and foreign patent prosecution. Prepare and file various documents with the USPTO via the Electronic Filing System and PAIR. Prepare draft amendments, letters and other correspondence for reporting PTO correspondence to clients; proofread and review documents for accuracy of data and content. Prepare and send client billing and debit notes. Access the USPTO and WIPO databases to obtain a variety of information, such as application status, chain of title, maintenance fees, etc. Print patents for attorneys as necessary. Communicate with docketing personnel regarding daily filings and new matters. Assist with legal research. Review and organize case files. Perform other administrative duties as assigned. Should have thorough knowledge of USPTO patent prosecution rules and practices; with knowledge of foreign and PCT patents a plus. USPTO patent filing experience, including knowledge of EFS and PAIR is required. Must have ability to conduct Internet research, access and utilize a wide range of electronic databases, and summarize and communicate findings. Should have knowledge of docketing procedures. Experience using QuickBooks or other online billing software a plus. Must have strong computer skills for document production, including proficiency with Windows and Microsoft Office applications (Outlook, Word, and Excel). Korean language fluency a plus.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Hershkovitz & Associates, LLC
2845 Duke Street
Alexandria, VA 22314-4512
Fax: 703-370-4809

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