Patent Secretary

Palo Alto, California

Post Date: 08/21/2017 Job ID: 1226 Job Category: Legal

Company: Am 50 Law Firm

Location: US-CA-Palo Alto

Status: Full Time Employee

Hours: 9 to 5: 30 or 9: 30 to 6

  • Leading international law firm with over 40 offices globally, covering 18 countries on 5 continents; two Bay Area offices
  • Well established Silicon Valley office founded about 20 years ago, now with over 50 attorneys


  • Cordial office environment with lunch brought in twice a week
  • Stable firm that is very employee oriented – keeping employees happy for long periods of time and did not even lay off during the dot com bust!
  • Team oriented group with a “ work hard, play hard” type culture
  • Top tier health benefits

  • This is an opportunity to support one Of Counsel and two Associates on a dedicated desk
  • You will have the chance to perform complex and specialized patent support duties
  • You will assist with monitoring dockets, preparing/filing of US and PCT applications, filing with USPTO and PAIR and a variety of other patent related tasks
  • You will be responsible for keeping this team organized with their top tier biotechnology, pharmaceutical and medical device clients

  • Expertise in organizing a fast-paced patent prosecution desk
  • 3+ years of experience in patent prosecution
  • Associate or Bachelor’ s degree nice to have, but not required


At ABA Search, we value professionalism, honesty, and hard work. We’ re positive, innovative thinkers, and we use creativity to turn challenges into opportunities. We love to learn, and we continuously seek new ways to deepen our expertise. We’ re energized by the legal industry, passionate about staffing, and committed to the success of our clients and candidates. That' s what makes us “ the name to know in recruitment.”

Haeley Meyer

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