Many different employers require the help of an intellectual property (IP) assistant to draft patent documents and conduct research on the United States Patent and Trade Office (USPTO) website. IP assistants work in a wide spectrum of industries, including heavy and light industry, music, entertainment, and technology, among many others. IP assistants work with an organization’s intellectual property attorneys or contracted external legal professionals on intellectual property litigation and researching potential intellectual property for the USPTO patent application process.
Intellectual Property (IP) Assistant Tasks
Interview clients and conduct research to understand invention.
Draft and prosecute patent application for invention.
Aid inventors and invention owners in obtaining a patent for their invention.
Respond to U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) actions.