Experience: 1-2 years
Location: Chicago Loop
Area of Practice: Patent Prosecution
Experienced Patent Prosecution Legal Assistant
Hanley, Flight & Zimmerman, LLC an intellecutal property Law Firm located in Downtown Chicago, is seeking a full-time legal assistant with at least 1-2 years of patent prosecution experience to join its administrative support staff.
Duties Include: preparing and filing documents with the United States Patent and Trademark Office preferred
communicating with clients and foreign attorneys
maintaining physical and digital files
managing attorney dockets
The assistant will typically work with one to three patent practitioners. Very little overtime is required. Our firm provides a competitive salary, a great benefits package and a friendly work environment.
Requirements: a 4-year bachelor's degree from an accredited university with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher.
1-3 years of work experience in a law office environment, it does not have to be in Intellectual Property.
paralegal certification preferred, but not required.
excellent interpersonal and communication skills for interacting with team members as well as clients.
the ability to be well organized and timely manage multiple tasks.
proficiency in the Microsoft Office Suite, especially Word, Excel, Outlook and Adobe Acrobat required.
This is not an entry-level position. However, we do provide extensive on-the-job training.
Please apply to the Experienced Patent Prosecution Legal Assistant role posted on our website:https://hfzlaw.com/recruit and submit your resume and school transcripts. Attn: Bill O'Connor, Recruitment Manager
Compensation is Commensurate with Experience.
Hanley, Flight & Zimmerman, LLC is an Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, status as an individual with a disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or other protected classes under the law.