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IP Legal Secretary in Highland Park, TX at Staffing Now

Date Posted: 8/6/2019

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Job Description

SNI Companies has partnered with a rapidly growing and reputable law firm in Downtown Dallas seeking an experienced Legal Secretary with Intellectual Property experience. This is a great time to join an organization that offers exceptional benefits, growth opportunities and a positive working environment! This position performs full secretarial duties for attorneys and patent agents, and requires candidates with the ability to work effectively independently.

Responsibilities:

  • Assist and perform administrative tasks including client billing, expense reports, and time reports
  • Compose correspondence on behalf of the firm attorneys for client-related matters
  • Proofreading and redlining to ensure accuracy and proper formatting
  • Prepare filings for review by attorneys and patent agents
  • Handle all filing of PCT/U.S. application through PCT Easy/EFS Web and keeping up with changes related to electronic filing
  • Research status inquiries on PTO website
  • Preparation and filing with USPTO
  • Coordinate meetings and appointments for attorneys and firm staff
  • Coordinate travel arrangements


Requirements:

  • Bachelor's Degree or Paralegal Certification required
  • 2-5 years' experience within patent prosecution
  • Strong knowledge of US Patent and/or Trademark rules
  • Must be knowledgeable in USPTO and foreign filing processes
  • Strong organization, prioritization and multi-tasking ability
  • Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced environment

Interested and qualified applicants should apply directly for immediate consideration.