Patent Prosecution Administrator

Employer
Jobot
Location
Boston
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Apr 11, 2024
Closes
Apr 22, 2024
Practice
Litigation
Position
Trademark Agent
Contract Type
Permanent
Well–known International Law Firm Seeks Patent Legal Assistant to Join Growing Team! Great Benefits! Hybrid Schedule! Amazing Culture!

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Salary: $80,000 – $110,000 per year

A bit about us:

Founded in the mid–1900s, our Client is one of the largest law firms in the world focusing on IP. Their attorneys in provide the full range of intellectual property law services, including U.S. and international patent and trademark counseling, prosecution, and litigation. In addition to their legal experience, the attorneys and other legal professionals have particular technical expertise in the fields of biotechnology, medical devices, electronics, and computer science.

Why join us?
  • Comprehensive benefits and work/life package
  • Medical, dental, and vision benefits
  • 401K/Roth and Profit–Sharing retirement programs
  • Short– and long–term disability coverage
  • Life insurance
  • Caregiving benefits
  • Pet insurance
  • Onsite/virtual therapists
  • Generous leave policies
  • Wellbeing incentive programs
  • Plus additional perks
  • And More!


Job Details

Job Details:

We are seeking a dynamic and dedicated Patent Legal Assistant to join our high–performing legal team. This role is an excellent opportunity for an experienced professional to contribute their skills and expertise to a leading firm in the legal industry. The successful candidate will support our attorneys in patent litigation cases, ensuring that all case materials are accurately prepared, organized, and maintained.

Responsibilities:

As a Patent Legal Assistant, your primary responsibilities will include:

1. Assisting attorneys in the preparation and filing of pleadings, motions, and other legal documents related to patent litigation.
2. Managing case files, maintaining case binders, and ensuring all relevant information is easily accessible and up–to–date.
3. Utilizing litigation support software, such as Relativity, to manage e–discovery and document review processes.
4. Coordinating trial preparation activities, including the creation of exhibits, witness binders, and trial notebooks.
5. Handling calendaring and docketing duties to ensure all deadlines are met and court dates are properly scheduled.
6. Providing administrative support to the legal team, such as drafting correspondence, scheduling meetings, and organizing case files.
7. Collaborating with other team members to ensure efficient case management and progress.
8. Keeping abreast of changes in patent laws and regulations that may affect ongoing cases.

Qualifications:

The ideal candidate for the Patent Legal Assistant position should have:

1. A minimum of three years of experience in a legal assistant role, preferably within IP or patent litigation.
2. Proficiency in Microsoft Suite and experience with litigation support software such as Relativity.
3. Experience in trial preparation and participation, including the creation and management of case binders and trial exhibits.
4. Familiarity with the processes of calendaring and docketing in a legal setting.
5. Excellent organizational skills and the ability to manage multiple cases simultaneously.
6. Strong written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to effectively communicate complex legal concepts to non–legal personnel.
7. The ability to work independently and as part of a team, demonstrating a strong work ethic and a commitment to excellence.
8. A detail–oriented approach, with the ability to spot errors and inconsistencies in legal documents.
9. A bachelor's degree in law, paralegal studies, or a related field is preferred.

If you are a driven, detail–oriented professional with a passion for patent law and a proven track record in legal assistance, we encourage you to apply. This is a fantastic opportunity to develop your career in a supportive and dynamic environment.

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