Docket Clerk

Hershkovitz & Associates is seeking a Docket Clerk with a minimum of two years’ experience docketing patent prosecution matters in a law firm setting.

Job Description:

  • Review all incoming correspondence and input case information into firm’s patent docketing database
  • Generate, print and distribute daily docket reports
  • Monitor and clear dockets by coordinating with attorneys and staff to make sure all docket dates are satisfied
  • Conduct mail matching, de-docketing of files, and transfer-in audits
  • Assist with other patent prosecution projects as assigned


  • Two years’ patent docketing experience, preferably with ProLaw
  • Knowledge of U.S. patent calendaring and filing deadlines, and U.S. and foreign patent prosecution rules and regulations
  • USPTO electronic patent filing experience a plus
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong computer skills, including proficiency with Windows and Microsoft Office applications (Outlook, Word, and Excel)
  • Organized self-starter with attention to detail and adherence to deadlines
  • Ability to work independently, manage multiple priorities, and work well under pressure

Benefits include free parking, paid time off, health insurance and 401(k) savings plan.

To apply, send resume and cover letter via email to