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IP Patent Prosecution Assistant

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KNF&T Staffing Resources

Boston, MA

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Job ID: 80233

A prestigious law firm in Boston, MA is seeking an IP Patent Prosecution Assistant to join their team. As the IP Patent Prosecution Assistant, you will provide administrative support for members, associates, legal assistants and other designated firm personnel. This role will work closely with assigned teams managing the day-to-day activities within the Intellectual Property practice. Apply today!

Responsibilities for the IP Patent Prosecution Assistant:

Prepare IP Prosecution documents, including U.S. Patent prosecution filings

Prepare correspondence, reports and other legal documents

Assist with docket management systems

Manage and/or maintain calendar by scheduling appointments, coordinating meetings, conferences and travel arrangements

Manage attorney/paralegal billable time by inputting into Firm’s system

Keep current with expense reporting and process check requests

Initiate conflict process, draft engagement letters and submit intake documentation for processing

Provide quality client service by communicating professionally to internal and external client inquiries, answering phones and greeting clients

Work collaboratively with assigned team and section mates

Coordinate all administrative details on attorney projects including workflow between clients, timekeepers, production and night assistance

Participate in training opportunities to advance skill levels and efficiency in firm software

Requirements for the IP Patent Prosecution Assistant:

College degree or relevant work experience

5+ year’s Patent Prosecution experience, preferably in legal or professional services organization

Knowledge of USPTO rules and practices

Creative problem solving skills, reasoning ability and logical thought process

Ability to work under pressure, prioritize competing demands, meet various deadlines and respond quickly to changing priorities

Outstanding sense of customer service

Ability to handle confidential matters with discretion

Excellent computer skills, including proficiency in using Microsoft Word, Outlook, Excel and PowerPoint

Ability to quickly get up to speed and master new applications and software is critical

Flexibility to work overtime when necessary

Knowledge of primary patent documents including Patent and Patent Prosecution histories; IPDAS, USPTO filings, and searching PTO websites (Domestic and Foreign)

Technology savvy with a strong knowledge working with Microsoft Office

Strong organizational skills with great attention to detail

Strong multi-tasking and prioritizing skills with the ability to meet deadlines

Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Strong interpersonal skills with a customer service focus

Ability to work independently and as part of a team

Must be eligible to work in the U.S. without sponsorship

Job Type: Full-time

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KNF&T Staffing Resources
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Company Profile
Since 1983, KNF&T has provided Boston area businesses with highly skilled professionals in office administration, accounting, finance, and human resources. KNF&T has become one of Boston's leading staffing firms, being named one of Massachusetts' "Top 100" women-led businesses.

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