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Intellectual Property Assistant Clerk

Job Type: Full time
Company/Firm: Knobbe, Martens, Olson & Bear, LLP
Location: Irvine, CA
Date posted: 09/30/10
Salary: From $2,600 to $2,750
Job Description:
General Summary: Under direction, performs clerical duties as requested by IP assistants and the IP Assistant Supervisor, including filing, typing, time entries, copying, proofreading and projects as assigned. Must be able to follow instruction, complete assignments in a timely manner, and be able to work cohesively within a team environment. This position occasionally requires the ability to work overtime, which often cannot be predicted in advance.

Responsibilities and Duties:

1. Work with client files.

1.1. File documents in appropriate client files, ensuring that client files are maintained in correct order.

1.2. Locate files as needed.

2. Copy, mail, fax and/or distribute correspondence and other projects as instructed by IP assistants.

3. Extensive proofreading.

4. Carpe Diem.

4.1. Input and audit monthly CD diaries for errors, making revisions as directed by IP assistants.

5. Processing prepared letters.

6. Prepare and update binders.

7. Scanning and naming documents.

8. Preparation of macro (form) letters.

9. Download issued patents from specified resources.

10. Complete other tasks as assigned by supervisor or IP assistants.

Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

1. Basic knowledge of MS Word, Outlook and Excel.

2. Ability to operate office machines including computer, typewriter, photocopiers and fax machines.

3. Ability to pay attention to detail, follow procedures and work effectively with others.

4. Must meet minimum testing requirements.

5. Must be able to lift and carry up to 25 pounds.

Education and Experience:

This is an entry-level position requiring no prior legal experience. Previous clerical experience is preferred.

To Apply: Please submit an onlineApplication for Employment from anyone who wishes to be considered. Incomplete applications or resumes cannot be considered. Thank you!

Necessary Experience: 1+ to 2 Years
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