Maschoff Brennan

Employment Opportunities

Employment Opportunities

Patent Prosecution Legal Assistant

Maschoff Brennan is a growing intellectual property and complex litigation law firm with Utah offices in Park City and Salt Lake City and in Southern California in Irvine and Los Angeles. We are seeking a Patent Prosecution Legal Assistant to join us in our downtown Salt Lake City office. We are looking for a self-starter who is organized and highly detail oriented.

Areas of responsibility for this position include:

  • Prepare and file domestic and foreign patent applications.
  • Collaborate with attorneys and patent agents to ensure timely submission of applications, responses to Office Actions and issue fee payments, both domestic and foreign.
  • Prepare correspondence to clients and foreign associates.
  • Perform general administrative tasks including generating reports and maintaining files.

The ideal candidate must have 2-3 years previous law firm experience working as a legal assistant in patent prosecution. A high school diploma is required, college coursework is preferred. Required knowledge, skills and abilities for this position are as follows:

  • Working knowledge of various aspects of patent prosecution including U.S. patents, PCT and foreign patents.
  • Knowledge of both domestic and foreign patent applications.
  • Proficiency in various software applications including MS Word, Excel and Outlook.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities in a fast-paced environment.

We offer a competitive wage and benefits package including an attractive 401(k) plan along with medical, dental, vision, life and long-term disability insurance in a very friendly, business-casual environment. Please send your resume to Olivia at