National law firm is looking to hire a patent prosecution legal secretary/ legal assistant. Responsibilities: preparing and filing patent applications and various prosecution documents; communication with clients; drafting client reporting letters; and maintaining and reviewing attorney dockets. The ideal candidates will have knowledge of USPTO rules and requirements and maintaining U.S. Patent Prosecution case files. Knowledge of international procedures and requirements experience is a plus. National Phase filing of foreign clients here in the United States helpful. Ideal candidate must be a self-starter with problem solving abilities, excellent communication and organizational skills and strong attention to detail. Must also have the ability to multi-task and prioritize, work well both independently and as a team member. Excellent software skills as well as excellent grammar, proofreading, and English composition skills. Salary to 85K (commensurate with experience). Comprehensive benefits package. Immediate interview!