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Patent Administrative Assistant (2 openings) #28569

Patent Administrative Assistant (2 openings)

Salary: $80K - $90K

5 years of related U.S patent filing experience required

Do you have in-depth knowledge of U.S. patent filing rules and requirements from initial application filing up to and including post-grant filings? If yes, apply to this Patent Administrative Assistant position at a leading Boston law firm. Assist patent attorneys, patent agents, and technology specialists in the preparation and filing of compliant U.S. patent prosecution documents.


  • Patent Administrative Assistant will prepare the required filing documents for review and signature by a patent attorney or patent agent
  • Carefully proof each filing document before attorney review
  • Review the dockets of your assigned attorneys, proactively prepare formality documents and ensure they are timely filed
  • Prepare office action response shells including rejection and objection subheadings and the current claim set
  • Manage client reporting workflows to ensure that client reporting is completed in a timely manner
  • Liaise with the foreign filing team and prior art management team where necessary
  • Order formal drawings and sequence listings from vendors where necessary
  • Assist with virtual file upkeep and maintenance to ensure our records are current and complete


  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • 5 years of related U.S patent filing experience
  • Strong attention to detail and strong work organizational skills
  • Must be a team player yet capable of working independently and have the ability to efficiently handle multiple tasks and changing priorities in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent computer skills, proficient in Word and Excel
  • Knowledge of patent specific systems preferred
  • Ability to communicate effectively in both verbal and written forms
  • Ability to interact pleasantly and professionally with people at all levels

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