Legal Assistant – Intellectual Property $60K – $70K DOE


Our client is a top Boston law firm looking for a legal assistant with strong patent prosecution experience (1-3 years).  Must have excellent organizational, communication and writing skills. Great firm with very competitive benefits package.


  • Prepare patent documents for filing with the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office
  • Draft routine correspondence for reporting to clients
  • Make copies, fax documents and pull files as necessary
  • Maintain client files, including file openings, file applications, responses, etc.
  • Handle incoming electronic communications on behalf of the attorneys and be able to prioritize for them as well as respond appropriately on behalf of the attorneys
  • Be responsible for calendar/docket management for the assigned legal staff
  • Prioritize and manage multiple projects simultaneously and follow through on issues in a timely manner
  • Proofread and edit various legal documents
  • Provide back-up support at reception
  • Assist with other tasks as requested by the Legal Support Staff Supervisor


  • Possess a high degree of accuracy and meticulous attention to detail
  • Able to handle multiple projects and meet deadlines
  • Be a team player and be proactive
  • Proficient with Microsoft Outlook, Word and Excel
  • Experience with IPDAS, Adobe PDF, DMS and CPI preferred
  • Four-year college degree with minimum of cum laude designation preferred
  • 1-3 year’s prior patent prosecution experience required


  • Annual Salary $60,000-$70,000
  • 401(k)
  • Dental and Health Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Life Insurance
  • Paid Time Off

Job Code:14624

Please note that quoted salary ranges are not guarantees of what the final salary offers might be. Our clients base their offers on a range of variables including years of work and industry specific experience, salary history, education level, etc.