Patent Paralegal – National Institute of Standards and Technology – Gaithersburg, Md.

National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is seeking a Paralegal Specialist to support NIST intellectual property management and patent prosecution. In this position, the Paralegal Specialist will interact with world renowned scientists and engineers, legal staff, and administrators that are engaged in commercializing new technology by using the patent system. The Paralegal Specialist is expected have a strong knowledge of the U.S. patent system, policies and practices of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. The Paralegal Specialist must be able to show initiative, possess exceptional verbal and written communication skills, and interact professionally and collegially with internal and external parties.

This is a position with the United States Government and requires U.S. citizenship. All applicants must apply through this link: All application material must be submitted no later than Thursday March 19, 2015.

Additional Info
Employer Type: Government
Job Location: Gaithersburg, Maryland