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Patent Prosecution Specialist at Law Firm in District of Columbia, Washington DC, District of Columbia, United States — $65K-$85K

  • Legal Support
  • Law Firm
  • $65K-$85K
  • District of Columbia, Washington DC, District of Columbia, United States
  • 6/22/20

Job ID: 911126

Job Description

We are searching for a Patent Prosecution Specialist for a Law Firm located in Washington, D.C.

Duties include, but are not limited to assisting Firm timekeepers in accurately and thoroughly preparing, reviewing, filing and reporting USPTO documents, including:

- New US patent applications and corresponding formalities documents

- Requests for and correction to formalities documents 

- Responses to formal PTO notices 

- IDS submissions 

- Notice of Allowance checklists 

- Issue fee payments 

- Status checks



- BS/BA Degree required.

- Minimum of two years of experience in patent prosecution.

- Must be extremely knowledgeable of and current U.S., PCT prosecution and worldwide patent policies and procedures, including 37 C.F.R and MPEP Rules and Regulations.

- Must have good knowledge of the USPTO structure, system, rules and procedures.

- Ability to work independently and meet deadlines, including demonstrated ability to work on multiple projects with often competing client enforced deadlines.

- Attention to detail, accuracy and thoroughness.

- Strong written and verbal communication skills. Ability to communicate effectively with all levels of management, staff and timekeepers.

- Advanced proficiency in MS Office, proficiency in PATRICIA docketing databases or other similar docketing software package.

- Flexibility to work overtime may be required


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