Job Details

Intellectual Property Legal Assistant

Company name
Howard & Howard Attorneys PLLC

Experience
3 yrs required

Location
Las Vegas, NV, United States

Employment Type
Full-Time

Industry
Legal, Accounting, Administrative, Finance, Customer Service

Posted on
Mar 25, 2021

Profile

Howard & Howard, a leading Midwest business law firm, is currently accepting resumes for the full-time position of Intellectual Property (“IP”) Legal Assistant at our Las Vegas, Nevada office. Our legal assistants work in partnership with their assigned attorneys and are responsible for maintaining an effective daily workflow as well as independently managing/coordinating IP administrative services to business clients.

Solid trademark knowledge and experience is required for this position. Experience in patent preparation and prosecution, though not required, is preferred.  Candidates must present themselves well to clients, be able to learn quickly, and maintain confidentiality of all firm and client matters at all times.

Job Specifics:

  • Maintain, update, and organize patent and trademark files and prepare paperwork regarding patent and trademark applications
  • Manage assigned attorneys’ calendars, dockets, and appointments
  • Independently respond to a variety of official requests from internal and external customers
  • Manage correspondence to prevent loss of IP rights and to assure accurate and timely workflow
  • Manage attorneys’ time entry and billing
  • Provide back-up support to other legal assistants as assigned or needed

 

Competencies and Expertise:

  • High school diploma or equivalent is required. An advanced degree is preferred.
  • Minimum of three (3) years experience working with intellectual property in a legal environment
  • High level of technical expertise, accountability, and problem-solving skills
  • Solid written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Excellent organizational skills with a demonstrated ability to set priorities and meet deadlines
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Experience with FIP, NetDocuments, Webview/Elite, and electronic filing on the USPTO website
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint and related software applications

Company info

Howard & Howard Attorneys PLLC

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