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Contract Patent Paralegal (Philadelphia or DC) (Closed)

Date Posted: 10/9/2020

Job #1577473
Indianapolis, Indiana

Contract IP Patent Paralegal or Senior IP Legal Assistant (Philadelphia or DC) 

Lucas Group is seeking a Contract IP Patent Paralegal to support its law firm client’s IP practice for a 3-4 month assignment.  Qualified candidates will support and assist with preparation, drafting, filing, prosecution and maintenance of all patent applications and patents.   



  • Primarily support a patent agent with application prep and drafting 
  • Direct correspondence and communication with clients  
  • Direct communication with USPTO (U.S. Patent & Trademark Office)  
  • Assist with filing U.S. design patent applications with the USPTO 


  • At least 3 years of domestic patent experience 
  • Demonstrable knowledge and understanding of USPTO rules and practices 
  • The ability to work in in a fast-paced environment with multiple tasks and projects at hand  
  • Self-direction and ability to work independently  
  • Energy and a desire to troubleshoot problems and find solutions  
  • Strong attention to detail with ability to multi-task and juggle competing responsibilities  
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills  
  • Problem-solver and team player  
  • Proficient to advanced skills with Microsoft Office Suite 



Lucas Group is a leading national executive recruitment firm, ranked in top five on Forbes’ list of Best Professional Recruiting Firms in 2020.  We offer varied types of opportunities (law firm and in-house), competitive hourly wages, benefits, earned PTO, weekly payroll, and more. 

Title: Contract Patent Paralegal Location: Philadelphia, PA or Washington, D.C. Lucas Group ID: 1577473 #LGL