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Intellectual Property Associate

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Law Firm

Job Type

Attorney

Years of Experience

2-3 yrs required

Location

San Francisco, CA

Date Last Verified

Aug 16,2017

Posted on

Nov 18,2016
Practice Area
Intellectual Property >> Intellectual Property - Litigation >> Intellectual Property - Litigation - Hard Sciences >> Electrical Engineering
Intellectual Property >> Intellectual Property - Litigation >> Intellectual Property - Litigation - Hard Sciences >> Computer Science
Intellectual Property >> Intellectual Property - Litigation >> Intellectual Property - Litigation - Hard Sciences >> Computer Engineering
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Intellectual Property Associate The candidate will manage the responsibilities that include: Patent litigation in U.S. district court and post-grant proceedings before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board at the USPTO; preparing and filing complaints, answers, and counterclaims and conducting associated pre-filing analysis; drafting discovery requests and responses and participating in discovery on infringement, validity, and damages issues, including expert discovery; analyzing and understanding complex technical subject matter in patents and relevant prior art; conducting searches for and analyzing prior art to invalidate patent claims; conducting legal research for and drafting discovery and dispositive motions and claim-construction briefs; supporting trial teams. Must have 2-3 years of patent-litigation experience, including participating in underlying case analysis; conducting factual and legal research; drafting pleadings, motions, and discovery requests; dealing with procedural matters; and assisting in deposition and hearing preparation. Should preferably have an undergraduate or advanced degree in electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, computer science, or computer engineering or an equivalent technical degree; experience working within the IP department of a comparable law firm; a high level of academic achievement at an accredited law school; and a U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) registration number or be qualified to take the USPTO’s registration examination. Should preferably be licensed to practice law in California.

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