Foreign Filing Specialist
District of Columbia, DC 20036
Our Client, a DC Law Firm is seeking a top-notch Patent Foreign Filing Specialist. This Patent Foreign Filing Specialist reports to the Sr. Manager IP Administration and works closely with the Patent Foreign Filing Specialists in all Firm offices. The incumbent will be responsible for assisting Firm timekeepers in accurately and thoroughly preparing, reviewing, filing and reporting foreign prosecution documents and general docket maintenance. This position will also be responsible to monitoring and reviewing incoming electronic mail and preparing and transmitting foreign outgoing mail. The Patent Foreign Filing Specialist may also be required to create reports, perform research, analysis, and other duties as assigned by Firm timekeepers and the Sr. Manager IP Administration.
Applicants must possess excellent communication, customer service and organizational skills and demonstrate a high level of initiative and discretion. In addition, ideal candidates must have the ability to effectively work independently in addition to as part of a team and the ability to manage multiple tasks and maintain attention to detail in a professional fast paced environment. Knowledge of time entry, is a plus. BS/BA degree required. Strong computer skills including keyboarding, and a level of proficiency with MS Excel, MS Outlook and MS Word are required. Some flexibility/overtime may be required.
NRI is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.