Litigation Associate

  • Intellectual Property
  • Massachusetts, DC, New York
  • $240,000 to $310,000 + Bonus
  • JOB-2860 ABR

Our client’s established litigation group is presently looking to appoint an IP Litigation Associate with three to five years’ patent litigation experience.

The Position: 

The successful candidate will have both the legal skill and the technical, scientific and industry experience needed to give clients an advantage in any courtroom, guiding a judge and jury through the technical complexities at the core of a dispute, creating aggressive trial strategies, and choosing the optimal time and venue for litigation.  Key responsibilities will include:

  • Preparation and trial of patent matters
  • Analysis of products and patents
  • Discovery preparation and management, including working with experts
  • Conducting and defending depositions
  • Drafts pleadings and motions

The Candidate:

Applicants will ideally be 3rd, 4th or 5th year associates capable of demonstrating:

  • A JD degree from an ABA-accredited law school
  • Admittance to (or eligibility for admission to) the Massachusetts, New York or Washington, DC bar
  • Patent litigation experience before the United States International Trade Commission
  • A technology background in electrical engineering, computer science or a related field of study
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • The ability to stay organized and exercise extreme attention to detail

 The Firm:

Among the largest IP law firms in the country, our client has been established for nearly 100 years and helps a diverse range of clients to protect their most valuable intellectual property, from large global corporations, mid-size companies and innovative start-ups through to emerging enterprises, universities and research institutions.

The firm’s 140+ legal professionals (more than 90% of whom have science or engineering degrees)  offer a full range of IP services , including patent prosecution and litigation, post-grant proceedings, IPRs, strategic counselling, licensing, intellectual property audits and due diligence, trademark prosecution, copyright litigation and more.