Eastridge Workforce Solutions is looking for a patent prosecution legal assistant position working in the San Francisco office of an AmLaw 100 firm. The position will support attorneys specific to patent prosecution in California offices.
Responsibilities and Duties
Maintaining docket of due dates for USPTO filings and payments, etc.;
Preparing applications and related documents;
Typing documents from dictated tapes or handwritten documents;
Formatting and proofreading documents typed by attorneys;
Drafting correspondence and preparing documents and forms for attorneys review;
Coordinating filing of documents with USPTO, ensuring that they meet requirements concerning format, number of copies;
Retrieving information from USPTO website and other Internet research;
Screening telephone calls and serving as liaison between attorneys and others inside and outside firm;
Coordinating attorneys’ schedules and making travel arrangements.
A minimum of three years of patent experience is required
Benefits: From time to time Eastridge’s clients may offer additional benefits to Eastridge employees while on assignment.Information about those benefits will be communicated when applicable.
Eastridge Workforce Solutions is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. Please note that Eastridge is unable to provide visa sponsorship to applicants.
We value diverse experiences, including prior contact with the criminal legal system, and applicants with criminal histories are encouraged to apply.Certain clients require Eastridge to perform background checks and Eastridge will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with any applicable federal, state, or local law regarding criminal backgrounds, including but not limited to the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring, the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, and the Philadelphia Fair Criminal Record Screening Standards Ordinance (a copy of the notice of rights under the Philadelphia Ordinance is available by clicking on this link).