Position Title: Trademark Secretary
Location: Washington, DC
Industry: Intellectual Property – IP Law Firm
Report to: Trademark Partner
Status: Full time, 37.50 hours weekly
Position Summary:

  • Review Partner’s daily Docket and forward to Docketing Department
  • Send Reporting Letters to clients
  • Perform Client Billing which includes editing narratives in proformas, and reviewing and sending final invoices to clients based on their specific needs
  • Submit expense reports and travel reimbursement requests and keep track of submissions and payments
  • Run conflicts checks, open new matters electronically, update records when there are changes, and close files once prosecution has been completed
  • Production of legal documents to include generation of table of contents and table of authorities
  • Assist with court filings and provide legal research

Qualifications Summary:

  • Minimum three years experience with both U.S. and foreign trademark prosecution in a law firm
  • Light patent prosecution knowledge preferred
  • Current knowledge of U.S. and foreign procedures and rules relating to Intellectual Property
  • Knowledge of Trademark litigation is a plus
  • Excellent proofreading and editing skills
  • Familiarity with document management systems such as CPI or FileSite
  • Strong attention to detail with a high level of accuracy
  • Outstanding communication skills; takes pride in providing excellent client service


Located in Georgetown. Medical, dental, vision, 401(k), pretax transit benefits, flexible schedule and many other advantages.