Bookoff McAndrews (BoMc) is seeking a Patent Practice Group Assistant with 1-2 years of experience to join our firm’s patent practice group. This position will reside in the firm’s Washington DC office with a hybrid in-office/remote working schedule (in the firm’s DC office 2 days a week).

Specific Duties

The Patent Practice Group Assistant will work closely with the Patent Practice Manager in providing administrative support to the firm’s attorneys and patent specialists. These tasks/duties include:

  • preparing routine mailing/shipping of correspondence to clients, foreign agents or the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO);
  • coordinating complex document preparation, including printing, scanning, copying, and faxing;
  • preparing formal documents, obtaining appropriate signatures, and following-up as needed;
  • performing special projects as assigned, including assisting with file transfers, assignment projects, and/or power of attorney projects;
  • retrieving information from USPTO website and performing other Internet research;
  • maintaining electronic files in accordance with firm standards, including storing a true copy of filings in electronic Worldox files;
  • maintaining and closely following client and practice support procedures; and
  • performing other relevant duties in the practice area as directed.

About You

  • A minimum of 1-2 years of related administrative experience (preferably in patents).
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word and Outlook.
  • Ability to multi-task, manage multiple priorities, and work in a team environment.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Positive attitude toward service to the firm’s clients, attorneys, and co-workers.
  • Ability to independently and efficiently prioritize workflow.
  • Desire to learn new tasks and technologies.
  • Outstanding organizational, interpersonal and professional service skills (written and verbal).
  • Enjoy being involved in all aspects of a growing and changing law firm environment.

About BoMc

We are a dedicated and friendly team who enjoys our work. It shows in the quality of our work and it’s recognized. Vault ranked us in the top five across all midsize firms throughout the country in “firm culture,” “diversity,” “satisfaction,” and “best firms to work for.” We offer:

  • competitive compensation and benefits;
  • a respectful and collegial hybrid working environment centered around diversity, teamwork, trust, and humility;
  • ample training and career growth opportunities;
  • optional periodic firm outings and events;
  • optional periodic staff appreciation activities; and
  • a modern and comfortable office space convenient to three Metro Stations in downtown DC, with smart-casual dress code, and access to gym, co-working space, and “Western Market” food hall.

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