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Patent Litigation Assistant

Patent Litigation Assistant

Job Overview
Job Order:JO000081592
Date Posted:Oct 24
Salary:
Industry:Legal
Metro Area:
Start Date:Dec 24

Eastridge Legal is recruiting for a direct hire Intellectual Property Litigation Secretary position in San Francisco, CA.

Primary Job Responsibilities:

  • Proactively maintain overview of timekeepers' workload and caseload; anticipate next steps and implement follow-up procedures to ensure each task is appropriately tracked and carried through to completion.
  • Create, edit, revise, redline, and/or proofread documents from dictation, handwritten, typed, and/or electronic copy.
  • Maintain timekeepers' calendars of meetings and business trips, using current software applications, and apprise them of responsibilities in advance of commitment.
  • File paper and electronic documents with appropriate courts and agencies and ensure proper procedures are followed and deadlines are met.
  • Receive, screen, and transmit telephone and conference calls in a professional manner and take accurate telephone messages for timekeepers, clients, and staff as required.
  • Process and route incoming mail, faxes, and electronic communications upon receipt.
  • Prepare outgoing mail (including boxes/packages for shipment) for prompt delivery, arranging for messenger services as needed to meet deadlines.
  • Coordinate with docketing specialist, including review of docketing reports for accuracy of dates, to ensure court or agency documents/actions for legal proceedings meet firm docketing requirements.
  • Prepare new client/matter intake forms and engagement letter.
  • Prepare accounting documents as required, including check requests, expense and travel reimbursement requests, and trust documents.
  • Coordinate client/attorney/administrative conferences, meetings, and appointments for timekeepers and clients, including conference room scheduling, scheduling visitor offices, meals and preparation of materials.

Specific Skills Required:

  • Patent Litigation and e-filing experience is required.
  • Thorough understanding of legal terminology and procedures pertinent to Intellectual Property/ITC/IPR litigation.
  • Ability to accurately type 75-wpm, communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, and establish effective working relationships throughout operational groups.
  • Strong command of the English language including excellent spelling, grammar, punctuation, form and style.
  • High level knowledge of 2010 MS Office, personal computer and system utilities or other comparable document production software.
  • Familiarity with basic office equipment.
  • Excellent organizational skills for prioritizing workload.
  • Ability to compose correspondence, and be a service-driven team member.
  • Solid knowledge of library operations and records storage procedures for retrieving materials and files for case work.
  • Knowledge of records management.

Education & Experience:

  • Requires a high school diploma or equivalent.
  • Previous law firm experience of four to seven, or more, years.
  • Notary certification is helpful.

For immediate consideration, please email resumes in Word format to legal.sd@eastridge.com with the subject “IP Lit. Sec.”

For more than 40 years, Eastridge Workforce Solutions has made it easy to manage and recruit a skilled workforce. Ranked in the top one percent of U.S. firms by Staffing Industry Analysts, Eastridge places 18,000 candidates and processes more than 250,000 paychecks each year. Eastridge Workforce Solutions provides comprehensive workforce management, recruitment, and technology solutions worldwide, serving startups to Fortune 500 companies. Eastridge Workforce Solutions is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Eastridge will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.