• Location: Toledo, Ohio
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #4128
  • Salary: $55,000

NextPath Career Partners is currently seeking a Intellectual Property Patent Assistant/Legal Assistant to join our client’s team in Toledo, OH. This is an onsite, direct hire position.

SALARY: $55-$65K (depending on experience)


  • 1+ years of experience with patent prosecution
  • Strong working knowledge of computer programs and online patent and trademark.
  • Strong verbal, written and interpersonal skills including strong command of spelling, punctuation and grammar.
  • Must have at minimum high school diploma.  


  • Understands United States patent prosecution processes thoroughly. Finalizes format of and files U.S. patent applications.
  • Writes, proofreads, sends, files and manages correspondence, memos, contracts, forms, and other related documents.
  • Familiar with PCT patent application procedures.
  • Coordinates with attorneys on non-patent and trademark intellectual property matters.
  • Corresponds with clients domestically and abroad in respect of day-to-day patent matters handled by the attorneys of the firm.
  • Corresponds with and provides instructions to foreign associate network throughout the world for all non-U.S. patent matters.
  • Works creatively with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office staff to identify and resolve issues related to patent prosecution.
  • Works collaboratively with firmwide IP team.
  • Schedules/manages appointments and contact lists.
  • Covers for Docketing Specialist when Specialist is out of the office. Manages incoming daily postal mail.

NextPath is a candidate centric recruiting firm focused on your career goals to help you find your next path! Our team of professional recruiters have over 80 years of combined experience to help you navigate a job change. Our clients span local and national with roles in sales, creative, marketing, and staffing on a direct, contract-to-perm, and contract (project) basis.
If the position above doesn’t appear to fit, we do have a host of clients with roles that could be a match and not every position will be posted. Feel free to reach out to find a better match by emailing your resume to apply@nextpathcp.com for a recruiter to engage.
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer 
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