There is an excellent entry level position available at a downtown law firm in their intellectual property department. This position works with legal assistants and paralegals as you support legal staff with the patent prosecution process; proofread patents and prepare 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.