Patent Prosecution Secretary

Make $5,000 to $20,000 in overtime your first year!

This amazing Washington DC patent law firm seeks an experienced patent prosecution secretary to support an award winning partner and other attorneys with their very busy practice. Electrical/ mechanical/ Pharmaceutical and biotechnology are a large part of their practice, but strong knowledge of patent prosecution in any area will be just fine. The partner is very specific and likes things done a certain way. This position is for somebody with very strong skills and a strong can do personality.

There will be lots of paid overtime (5-15 hours a week voluntary and mandatory) and an occasional voluntary weekend. They are looking for somebody who will make this job a priority and really become part of the team.

They are looking for 2 to 10 years of solid IP experience within a law firm. 50 words per minute typing and strong computer skills is a must.

Any language skills are a plus specifically Japanese or Chinese.

37.5 hour workweek, fantastic benefits and overall firm culture. Bonus and retirement plan as well as business casual. Salary is from $60,000 to 75,000 with the possibility of $5,000 to $20,000 in paid overtime.