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Intellectual Property Legal Assistant

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Organization Type

Law Firm

Job Type

Legal Staff

Date Last Verified

Oct 12,2018

Posted on

Jul 22,2018

Years of Experience

Min 5 yrs required

Location

Dallas, TX
Practice Area
Intellectual Property >> Intellectual Property - General
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Intellectual Property Legal Assistant Duties: 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 and or Anaqua docketing software. Handle administrative confidential/sensitive Firm and/or client information.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: 5+ years legal assistant experience, including 3+ years of IP Patent Prosecution experience in a mid-large sized firm; and be proficient in legal assistant and administrative tasks including: document preparation, time entry, expense reimbursement, telephone contact, travel arrangements and calendar maintenance. 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. 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. 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.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Munck Wilson Mandala, LLP
600 Banner Place Tower
12770 Coit Road
Dallas, TX 75251

Review:

"Caring About Quality"

Current Employee - Reviewed on September 02, 2017

One strategy to deal with the overwhelming workload can be to trust certain cases.

Pros : This firm is a place that focuses on not only the quality of our work for our clients, but also on how we deal with them. We practice areas of the law that deal with family issues so it's important that we make our clientele feel cared for.
Cons : I don't really have much of a complaint about the firm other than the work load can be a bit overwhelming sometimes. However, the pay and salary somewhat make up for it.
Current or former employee? : Current Employee

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