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compensation: $55,000 to $60,000
employment type: full-time

Successful, well run patent and trademark law firm is seeking a new applications specialist to joint their team!

The hours are 9:00 to 5:30. The firm is business casual everyday!

Position Summary:

Preparation and filing of various types of new patent applications. Responsibilities include: Prepare and e-file utility, design and US national stage applications in the USPTO, maintain established productivity and accuracy standards, and ensure the adherence to policies and procedures that are designed to meet the specific requirements of the client.

Essential Functions:

Preparation and filing of new patent applications (U.S. Convention, U.S. National Stage, and Design), responses to missing parts, information disclosure statements and preliminary amendments.
Prepare client correspondence and forms for attorney review and signature
Prepare client demand bills and transmit with reporting letters
Maintain accuracy and productivity standards as set by the Director of IP Services and the New Applications Manager
Maintain working knowledge of most current USPTO rules and procedures
Perform additional tasks as assigned by the New Applications Manager
Job Requirements:

Education:

High school diploma required.
Additional secretarial, business or technical training helpful
Experience:

Minimum of 2 years of New Application filing experience
Prior law firm experience preferred
Knowledge of USPTO practices and procedures required
Knowledge of EFS filings at the USPTO required
Technical Skills:

Typing at least 45 wpm
Proficient in use of MS Word
Proficiency in use of other office software such as Excel and PowerPoint helpful
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