The Charlotte office of Nelson Mullins seeks an IP Assistant to work with an IP partner engaged in a client-intensive and multi-faceted domestic and international patent and trademark practice. Assistant will perform tasks related to docket management, legal research, and coordination with other members of team to ensure completion of patent and trademark filings in the U.S. and abroad, and routine tasks as needed for a busy general IP practice. The Assistant will have direct contact with clients and must demonstrate excellent client communication skills, client awareness, and proofreading capabilities to ensure error-free external and internal communications.
Candidate must have 5+ years of trademark and patent prosecution experience, preferably in a high-volume law firm environment. Candidate must have strong organizational and prioritization skills, attention to detail, the ability to communicate professionally with clients, the confidence and knowledge to synthesize information and work independently, the ability to stay calm under pressure, and should be team-oriented.