FOLEY & LARDNER, LLP MILWAUKEE Project Assistant in MILWAUKEE, Wisconsin

JOB REQUIREMENTS: We currently have an excellent opportunity available for a Project Assistant in our Intellectual Property Department. The selected candidate will provide support services to the Intellectual Property team attorneys and paralegals in the prosecution of U.S. and foreign patents. Responsibilities include preparation of routine correspondence to clients and foreign associates and assisting with the preparation of patent prosecution filing documents, information disclosure statements and PTO/SB/08 forms. Other duties include the recordation of assignment documents, proofing of issued patents, ordering patent copies, obtaining documents or information from various websites and other tasks pertinent to the successful operations of our Intellectual Property Department or as assigned. Foley & Lardner LLP is a top ranked law firm with offices throughout the United States and abroad. At Foley we strive to remain true to our core values- our clients, integrity, our people, citizenship, diversity, trust & respect, stewardship & accountability and professional satisfaction. As a result, we offer the highest quality legal counsel to our clients, as well as outstanding professional opportunities for our employees. Foley employees enjoy a comfortable, yet professional work environment, exceptional benefit package, state-of-the-art technology, work/life balance, great working relationships and much more. We invite you to consider a career with Foley. Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer/M/F/Vet/Disabled. ***** OTHER EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS: Successful candidate must have previous experience working in an office environment, high school diploma or equivalent and the ability to type 50 wpm with working knowledge of all Microsoft office products. Other qualifications include excellent attention to detail, strong organizational and prioritization skills with the ability to meet deadlines. Strong customer service orientation and oral and written communication skills to effectively interact with all levels of personnel and clients are essential. College degree or paralegal certificate and/or previous exposure to the field of Intellectual Property a plus ***** APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS: Apply Online: Qualified females, minorities, and special disabled veterans and other veterans are encouraged to apply.