Patent Practice Group Assistant

New locations. New business ventures. New career opportunities. Working at Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati is a challenging and rewarding experience. Our firm is recognized as the leader in providing legal and business advice to technology and growth companies at all stages of development. Our broad spectrum of practices and entrepreneurial spirit allow our staff exceptional opportunities for professional growth and exploration.

The Seattle office of Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati is looking for a Patent Practice Group Assistant for our IP--Patents & Innovations group. This position offers a range of responsibilities from patent prosecution specific to administrative. Candidates must have a working knowledge of the patent prosecution process, have the ability to generate formal USPTO documents, prepare shell responses, and have experience e-filing applications. Prior experience in a Patent Secretary role is required. Candidates should also be familiar with generating reports from CPI and utilizing the United States Patent and Trademark Office's Patent Application Information Retrieval system. Strong organizational skills are required, including demonstrated experience overseeing and managing patent dockets in conjunction with working attorneys, email management, calendaring, submitting expense reimbursements and other administrative projects. Effective communication and interpersonal skills are required, along with strong computer skills and superior attention to detail. Occasional overtime work may be necessary.

We offer a highly competitive salary and benefits package. Visit our website here. Equal Opportunity Employer.

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