Patent Specialist

St Louis, MO 63105

Posted: 11/01/2022 Employment Type: Direct Hire Legal Category: Patent Agent or Similar Job Number: 1162 Salary: 70k-85k; DOE

Job Description

Patent Specialist
St. Louis, MO


Our client is a rapidly growing AmLaw 200 firm with global resources, fulfilling and complex legal work, and flexible remote options.

The firm is seeking a National Phase Patent Specialist to join the IP Services group in the St. Louis office. This person will provide administrative assistance to ensure uninterrupted workflow in the patent filing process.


You will be considered if you have experience with the following job responsibilities…
  • Prepares necessary documents for filing US National Phase (371) applications, including transmittal letter, ADS, IDS, and preliminary amendment templates
  • Corresponds with clients regarding additional documents needed such as declarations and assignments
  • Files US National Phase (371) applications and reports same to client
  • Monitors docket and file for necessary filings including priority documents, declarations, assignments, including maintaining a real time spreadsheet of all 371 filings with a “checklist” of action items, dates of completion, and statuses
  • Reports documents received from USPTO to the client such as notices of recordation, filing receipts, powers of attorney documents
  • Drafts, reviews and proofreads all documents and correspondence produced, checks for proper formatting, spelling and grammatical errors, as well as ensures that all signature pages, attachments, exhibits or enclosures are accurate and complete before distribution

You’ll be a top candidate if you have the above experience and the following soft skills…

… strong decision making and communication, the ability to work autonomously AND within a team, a growth mindset (receptive to giving and receiving feedback) and alignment with the firm’s mission and core values.

Required Education: High school diploma or equivalent


Target Salary range: $70-$85k, DOE

Benefits: Medical, dental, vision, life, AD&D and disability insurance; retirement options, generous PTO policy.


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