A law firm in Lexington, KY, is seeking a Legal Assistant in the Intellectual Property department. This candidate will be preparing and electronically filing patent applications, amendments, appeals, assignments and other documents related to prosecution. This is a permanent opportunity offering a competitive salary and benefits package. salary: $55,000 - $65,000 per yearshift: Firstwork hours: 8 AM - 5 PMeducation: BachelorResponsibilities Excellent writing, grammar, proofreading skills, and meticulous attention to detail Excellent word processing skills and intermediate-level use of Microsoft Office Suite, .pdf editing software, and related legal software, including electronic document management systems. iManage/FileSite and Anaqua a plus Familiarity with basic online resources Possess strong organizational and time management skills, and ability to multi-task Proven success as a positive team player, as well as an independent worker Ability to excel in a fast-paced environment Solid work history including 3-5 years supporting multiple attorneys/paralegals Experience in patent prosecution and transactional work Experience with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, including PAIR and EFS Overall knowledge and understanding of domestic and foreign procurement process for patents and trademarks Ability to review and communicate docket to attorneys/paralegals, and effectively report to several professionals SkillsIntellectual propertyIPPatent LawTrademarkLegalMulti-taskingScheduling AppointmentsPreparing AgendasMaintaining CalendarsMicrosoft OfficeHandling Confidential Informationclient communicationQualificationsYears of experience: 3 yearsExperience level: ExperiencedRandstad is a world leader in matching great people with great companies. Our experienced agents will listen carefully to your employment needs and then work diligently to match your skills and qualifications to the right job and company. Whether you're looking for temporary, temporary-to-permanent or permanent opportunities, no one works harder for you than Randstad. Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.At Randstad, we welcome people of all abilities and want to ensure that our hiring and interview process meets the needs of all applicants. If you require a reasonable accommodation to make your application or interview experience a great one, please contact HRsupport@randstadusa.com.Pay offered to a successful candidate will be based on several factors including the candidate's education, work experience, work location, specific job duties, certifications, etc. In addition, Randstad offers a comprehensive benefits package, including health, an incentive and recognition program, and 401K contribution (all benefits are based on eligibility). For certain assignments, Covid-19 vaccination and/or testing may be required by Randstad's client or applicable federal mandate, subject to approved medical or religious accommodations. Carefully review the job posting for details on vaccine/testing requirements or ask your Randstad representative for more information.