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IP Legal Secretary
Ref No.: 18-05437
Location: East Brunswick, New Jersey
Position Type:Direct Placement
Pay Rate : $ 55,000.00 - 75,000.00 /Hour
Our client is an international law firm and their office located in East Brunswick, NJ is seeking a full-time IP Legal Secretary to work in the IP/IT Practice Group.

  • Responsible for the preparation of IP documents; e-filing with the USPTO and other offices.
  • Prepare legal correspondence and proofreading to ensure accuracy.
  • Answer telephone calls, transfer calls to the appropriate staff and take messages in their absence.
  • Maintain attorney's docket and monitor deadlines
  • Process bills; proof billing sheets; review and edit bills.
  • Daily mailing and filing responsibilities

  • Assist other secretaries within the group
  • Photocopy and collate documents for mailings
  • Compile and prepare reports and presentations

  • Comprehensive knowledge of US and foreign patent & trademark prosecution procedures
  • Comprehensive knowledge in the preparation of IP documents; e-filing with the USPTO.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of effective proofreading techniques.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of MS office.
  • Must be able to multi-task in an extremely fast paced environment.
  • Ability to type accurately and use a personal computer.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.

Note: While the list of essential duties is intended to be as inclusive as possible, there may be other duties, which are essential to particular positions within the class.