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Legal Staff Paralegal in Washington, DC

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Company name

Law Firm Staff

Organization Type

Law Firm

Job Type

Legal Staff


Washington, DC

Posted on

May 24,2017

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Law Firm Staff brings you up to date and high quality legal staff openings in law firms and in-house legal departments of business organizations. In addition, we help solo attorneys hire experienced personnel from the legal industry. We not only have the best law firm staff positions, but we also have the most. IP Litigation Paralegal Responsibilities: Will support the IP Litigation attorneys within the IP Section. Act as lead paralegal on large, complex cases and be responsible for providing case management, document production and review, legal research, trial preparation and other substantive duties with an emphasis on U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) and section 337 matters. Handle complex case management for ITC and federal district court litigation including discovery, research, Markman hearings and trial preparation and attendance. Manage paper and electronic discovery process and support attorneys in all phases of discovery and trial preparation, including coordination of electronic and paper discovery, depositions, transcripts and trial support. Create, organize and maintain databases, privilege logs and files containing discovery documents, physical evidence, summaries, deposition transcripts etc. Manage documents and war rooms and work with attorneys to coordinate large-scale document productions and reviews. Research all case documents, materials, rule and court procedure and prior testimony and publications of opposing experts; analyze, summarize and compile timelines and reports regarding findings. Obtain all necessary information and materials from vendors, clients and government agencies such as the USPTO, PAIR, and USITC-EDIs etc. Oversee and coordinate logistics for depositions Assist with and prepare for meetings with clients, witnesses, experts and outside counsel. Coordinate the preparation and filing of briefs and legal documents: draft routine filings; perform legal cite-checking, blue booking and shepardizing; compile appendices and exhibits; prepare and submit electronic court filings. Manage all trial preparation and support activity: manage trial exhibits; prepare trial notebooks; maintain expert binders; war room set up; communicate with experts and fact witnesses etc. Manage post trial matters. Monitor rule and other changes in the federal and state courts and the ITC and USPTO and other administrative forums where the firm practices. Remain current in technology developments in the legal industry. Additional duties as assigned.

Qualifications requirements: Bachelor's Degree required. 3-5 years of litigation experience; Patent and ITC litigation experience preferred. Strong expertise in all stages of litigation process. Knowledge of USPTO and ITC practices and procedures. Knowledge of document management and review software, including DeskSite, Relativity, West Case Notebook, and TrialDirector. Strong attention to detail, analytical abilities and resourcefulness. Strong written and oral communication skills. Demonstrated ability to professionally interact with attorneys, staff and co workers. Excellent project management, time management and organizational skills. Ability to prioritize and execute multiple tasks with changing priorities.

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