There is an excellent entry level position available at a downtown law firm in their intellectual property department. This position works with legal assistants as you support them with the patent prosecution process including proofreading patents and preparing other documents related to patent prosecution work. Your attention to detail, great editing skills and ability to work independently will be highly valued. The firm provides a great management team, excellent training and top-notch technology. Full benefits and a competitive salary will be offered. There is a clear path for advancement towards a patent prosecution legal assistant.
REQUIREMENTS: We are considering candidate with some experience in the area of patent proofreading and/or the preparation of IDS documents. We are also considering candidates with no prior IP experience, but who have a four-year degree and proven writing, proofreading and editing skills and who are interested in intellectual property work; required skills also include intermediate to advanced MS Office (Word and Excel) office skills. We are looking for motivated problem solvers who take initiative.