Patent Administrative Assistant

September 5, 2019


Foley Hoag seeks a Patent Administrative Assistant to assist patent attorneys and technology specialists in all phases of the patenting process.


  • Demonstrate proficiency in completing U.S. patent prosecution filings from initial application filing up to and including post-issuance filings.
  • Interact directly with clients (including universities, corporations, and private individuals) to prepare and obtain signed documents by inventors and patent owners.
  • Complete diary entries to meet the firm’s weekly and monthly diary deadlines.
  • Provide assistance to patent administrative assistants, lawyers and technology specialists in surrounding areas as needed.


  • Minimum 5 years of related patent experience.
  • Strong attention to detail and strong organizational skills.
  • Must be a team player yet capable of working independently in a fast-paced environment.
  • Excellent computer skills, including CPi and Microsoft Word.
  • Ability to communicate effectively in both verbal and written forms.
  • Ability to interact pleasantly and professionally with people at all levels.
  • Bachelor Degree, or equivalent experience.

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