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Robert Half International Patent Admin in Dallas, Texas



Well-known company is seeking a skilled patent assistant to join their patent division. The patent assistant would support up to two attorneys and must have prior experience filing with the USPTO. In addition, the ideal patent assistant will have experience working in Anaqua or similar patent software. This position will be remote until further notice, but they do anticipate going back into the office. Must reside in DFW in order to be considered for this opportunity.

To be considered for the patent assistant role, please send your resume to


  • Full-docket administrative support to patent lawyers and other patent activity

  • Type/draft patent documents and correspondence

  • Utilize USPTO procedures relating to patent application prosecution; record keeping and follow-ups

  • Utilize patent database to monitor patent dockets for timely response to Office Actions

  • Administrative responsibility for amendments and their associated paperwork

  • Backup to maintain and monitor large databases

  • Send electronic filings to USPTO and interact effectively with inventors and USPTO examiner

  • Support lawyers expense reports and monitor AMEX Corporate charge

  • Other general admin duties as needed


  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

  • Skills in internet research

  • Solid understanding of patent intellectual property

  • Earlier work involving Calendar (docket)

  • Previous experience working with e-file

  • Demonstrated knowledge of Microsoft Excel

  • Expertise in Patent - US Prov - Utility - Des - PCT

  • Deep understanding of USPTO filings

  • Background working with legal writing

  • Adeptness in Microsoft Outlook

  • Experience with Microsoft Word

To be considered for the patent assistant role, please send your resume to

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Salary: DOE

Location: Dallas, TX

Date Posted: January 13, 2021

Employment Type: Temporary

Job Reference: 04380-0011669037

Staffing Area: Legal