Robert Half International Temporary IP Legal Secretary in Wilmington, Delaware


Robert Half Legal is seeking an Intellectual Property Legal Secretary with a strong background in Patent work for a long-term temporary project covering a maternity leave at a well-known law firm in Wilmington.

Hours are 9-5 and will interview and start IMMEDIATELY.

Duties will include:

  • Managing the IP docket

  • Preparing patent prosecution applications and documents

  • Filing with the USPTO

  • Preparing client matter request forms

  • Corresponding with foreign and domestic clients

  • Preparing invoices, scheduling travel arrangements

Interested candidates are encouraged to email resumes for IMMEDIATE consideration to [email protected] or call Brian Portny at 215-988-1781


This project will require at least 2 years of experience supporting Intellectual Property attorneys specifically in Patent Prosecution and will need to have prior experience filing with the USPTO. Because this is a temporary assignment, this project will require IMMEDIATE availability and the ability to commit to the majority of the duration of the assignment.

Located in major North American and global markets, Robert Half Legal is the premier provider of legal staffing and consulting solutions on a full-time, project, and temporary basis, serving both law firms and corporate legal departments. We also provide project and eDiscovery teams and workspace for a wide range of initiatives, including litigation support, mergers and acquisitions and document review matters. Our dedicated teams' industry experience allows us to quickly match skilled legal professionals with the best available jobs. We offer challenging opportunities, competitive compensation and benefits, and skills-enhancement training.

Call your local Robert Half Legal office at 888.490.5592 to discover more about this position. Apply for this job now or contact our branch office for additional information.

All applicants applying for U.S. job openings must be authorized to work in the United States. All applicants applying for Canadian job openings must be authorized to work in Canada.

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Location: Wilmington, DE

Date Posted: January 13, 2019

Employment Type: Contract

Job Reference: 03720-9501712086

Staffing Area: Legal