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You may know us for helping our clients start, run, grow, protect, and profit, but did you know we also foster our internal relationships in the same way?

A career at Morse is one that begins with a warm and welcome ‘start,’ sees that new hires get up and ‘running’ with an in-depth onboarding and integration process, promotes ‘growth’ at every level and from every position within the firm, provides ‘protection’ in the form of excellent benefits and a work/life balance, and allows a clear path to a ‘profitable’ professional life.

But don’t take our word for it, hear what our team has to say…


Docketing & Annuities Specialist

Docketing & Annuities Specialist

Morse is seeking a full-time Patent Docketing and annuities Specialist to join our IP practice. The Docketing and annuities Specialist will be responsible for all aspects of the annuities process and will assist in maintaining the docket database, providing daily assistance and support to the docketing department. This role will support U.S. and foreign docketing processes. The ideal candidate should be flexible, able to work independently, as part of an integrated team, and willing to develop their professional knowledge in a fast-paced work environment.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Docket U.S. and foreign patent mail accurately, according to established procedures.
  • Review incoming and outgoing correspondence and update docket system as necessary.
  • Assist in auditing matters and docketed actions to ensure accuracy of client data and due dates.
  • Profile incoming and outgoing documents into the Firm’s document management system.
  • Process and docket e-mail requests from attorneys and paralegals.
  • Process new matter requests.
  • Serve as primary back up for Senior Docketing Specialist.
  • Obtain and execute on client instructions regarding U.S. and foreign annuities utilizing CPI Annuities module.


  • High school degree required; bachelor’s degree or paralegal certificate preferred.
  • Minimum of two years of docketing experience (CPI experience preferred) or equivalent knowledge of patent processes.
  • Excellent attention to detail and organization skills required.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Outlook, and Excel); familiarity with IPDAS a plus.
  • Strong time management skills and ability to multi-task and take initiative.
  • Ability to work overtime occasionally as needed.
  • Knowledge of or willingness to learn patent prosecution processes to backup patent paralegals during vacation time a plus.

Interested candidates may send a resume and cover letter to:

Brian T. McTague, Director of Business Operations
480 Totten Pond Road, 4th Floor
Waltham, MA  02451

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All resumes held in strictest confidence.
Direct applicants only, no recruiters please.

Our fast-paced, friendly work environment requires a committed team player with good judgment, initiative, and versatility. We offer a competitive salary and excellent benefits.

Morse’s Waltham office is conveniently located directly off of Route 128 in the “CityPoint” area of Waltham, MA. This area offers plentiful amenities, including free covered garage parking, onsite gym and cafeteria, and multiple dining and shopping venues. Our Boston office is located at 50 Milk Street, a 5-10 minute walk from the MBTA’s Red, Green, Blue, Orange and Silver Lines.

Morse is committed to equal employment opportunity for all persons, regardless of race, color, religion, sex or gender, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other basis prohibited by applicable law.