Patent Secretary

Short Job Description: 

Small attorney firm needs a Patent Secretary to aid with the typing of documents, ensuring accurate detail and information is captured and deadlines are met. 

Where will the person be based? (Town/Suburb/work-from-home/remote): 
Randburg, office
Select which one of these best describes the role: 
Full time - with flexibility
Main area of expertise required: 
Law Patents and Trademarks
Required Qualification: 
Legal administration diploma/degree or experience in patent administration
List of required computer software skills: 
Ms Office Suite
Estimated hours: 
Remuneration in ZAR: 
R25 000
Remuneration term: 
Job posting date: 
Thursday, February 18, 2021
Full Job Description: 

Patent Secretary job, Randburg, Gauteng

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Job skill and requirements


Computer Skills:

  • Transcribing notes (Microsoft Word), emails (Outlook) and invoices from dictations (essential requirement)
  • Excellent typing skills – typing of long documents such as technical patent specifications and affidavits printing and sending emails
  • Listening and Communication Skills:
  • Attention to detail
  • Expected to listen and perform expected duties accordingly
  • Expected to follow instructions
  • Organizational Skills:
  • Good organizational skills 



  • Good English
  • Reliable
  • Diligent
  • Driven
  • Takes initiative
Application process:
Before applying check that your CV is comprehensive and that the roles and responsibilities demonstrate your capabilities and experience rather than a list of tasks. Always write in full sentences. You have up to 12 places of previous employment to demonstrate your skills, use as many as you feel are required but always include more than one. Write a motivational email explaining why you should be considered for the role. The motivational email will be seen before the CV and is submitted to the client with the CV. If you have not heard back within 14-21 days please assume the application was not successful.

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