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Docketing Specialist

Office Washington, DC
Practice Area
Date Posted Jul 26, 2023
Application Deadline Sep 29, 2023
Rothwell Figg seeks a Docketing Specialist with at least five years of solid experience of U.S. and foreign patent prosecution procedures.  Successful candidates must have knowledge of Inprotech┬« or similar docketing software products; have excellent written and oral communication skills; be detail oriented; have strong organization skills; and must be a team player.  This position requires flexibility to work overtime as needed.  Some college is preferred.  Rothwell Figg offers excellent benefits and competitive salaries.
 
 Rothwell Figg is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Rothwell Figg seeks a Docketing Specialist with at least five years of solid experience of U.S. and foreign patent prosecution procedures.  Successful candidates must have knowledge of Inprotech┬« or similar docketing software products; have excellent written and oral communication skills; be detail oriented; have strong organizational skills; and must be a team player.  This position requires flexibility to work overtime as needed.  Some college is preferred.  Rothwell Figg offers excellent benefits and competitive salaries.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Reserve new matter numbers from accounting and docket new patent and trademark applications;
  • Review and process transfer-in files and update the docket system accordingly;
  • Docket incoming (PTO, PCT and Foreign Associate) correspondences as needed;
  • Review incoming and outgoing emails and update the docket system accordingly;
  • Clear the docket on a daily basis to ensure that deadlines are met and the system is properly updated;
  • Process EFS receipts and assist in quality control by reviewing the filing and referring to any errors or omissions observed during the normal course of processing the EFS receipt;
  • Prepare client status reports for attorneys as needed;
  • Provide assistance with overflow docketing and/or coverage as assigned by the Docketing Manager;
  • Process attorney special requests including, case closing, client matter changes, assignment changes, etc.; and
  • Perform electronic searches with the USPTO, WIPO, and Foreign websites as needed.
 
Rothwell Figg is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Patent Legal Secretary

Office Washington, DC
Practice Area
Date Posted Sep 13, 2023
Application Deadline Nov 03, 2023
Rothwell Figg is seeking a Patent Legal Secretary with 3-5 years of patent prosecution experience.  Successful candidates must be proficient in Microsoft Office suite; accurately type 60+ words per minute; proficient in USPTO efile EFS-WEB and PATENT CENTER platforms; possess excellent written and oral communication skills; detail oriented; strong organizational skills; and must be a team player.  Bachelor's or Associate's degree preferred.  This position requires flexibility to work overtime as needed.  Rothwell Figg offers a hybrid work schedule, excellent benefits, and competitive salaries.

Rothwell Figg is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Rothwell Figg is seeking a Patent Legal Secretary with 3-5 years of patent prosecution experience.  Successful candidates must be proficient in Microsoft Office suite; accurately type 60+ words per minute; proficient in USPTO efile EFS-WEB and PATENT CENTER platforms; possess excellent written and oral communication skills; detail oriented; strong organizational skills; and must be a team player.  Bachelor's or Associate's degree preferred.  This position requires flexibility to work overtime as needed.  Rothwell Figg offers a hybrid work schedule, excellent benefits, and competitive salaries.
 
Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Prepare drafts and file executed documents for new applications including Provisional, National Phase, Continuation, Divisional, and Continuation-in-Part;
  • Review and process formalities including Filing Receipts, Notices of Missing Parts, and Notices of Publication;
  • Prepare and file Information Disclosure Statements;
  • Keep up to date on USPTO rules;
  • Revise documents, including generating tables of content and authorities for briefs;
  • Make travel arrangements and process expense reports;
  • Time entry and electronic file maintenance; and
  • Perform other related administrative duties as assigned.
 
Rothwell Figg is an Equal Opportunity Employer.