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Mid-Level Intellectual Property Litigation Associate

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Law Firm

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Date Last Verified

Jan 11, 2022

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Nov 09, 2021

Years of Experience

Min 5 yrs required


Chicago, IL, United States

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Practice Area
Intellectual Property >> Intellectual Property
Intellectual Property >> Intellectual Property - Litigation
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Irwin IP LLC has a unique opportunity for a mid-level attorney to join our growing boutique intellectual property litigation practice as we seek to expand our team.

Job Requirements

  • J.D. earned from an ABA accredited law school. 
  • Admitted to State and Federal Bar.
  • At least 5 years' IP litigation experience, including trial lead or second chair responsibilities.
  • Taken and defended discovery and expert witness depositions.
  • Superior oral and written communication skills.
  • Excellent legal research and analytical skills. 
  • Strong interpersonal skills. 

Ideal Candidate

  • The ideal candidate will be a high performer with 5-10 years of experience in intellectual property matters, including patent and/or trade secret litigation.
  • Admission to USPTO is preferred.
  • Experience as a federal judicial clerk is an advantage.
  • Undergraduate degree in STEM/technical background is strongly preferred.
  • Strong academic credentials are a plus.
  • A strong work ethic, excellent leadership skills, and enthusiasm about mentoring associates is needed.
  • Interest in taking on high levels of responsibility for client matters.
  • Independent book of business is welcome.
  • Ability to give sound advice to clients and potential clients on a broad spectrum of intellectual property litigation issues.
  • Competence in trial strategy methods and exposure to settlement negotiations and mediations.

We are an equal opportunity employer and welcome diverse candidates to apply.  If interested, please send your resume and CV to

Company info

Irwin IP LLC

Company Profile

We are a boutique intellectual property litigation firm that concentrates on mission-critical, high-profile intellectual property and technology-related litigation. Our clients range from individuals to Fortune 500 companies. We routinely, successfully litigate against the largest, most prestigious law firms representing the largest companies in the world. We are committed to practicing law in a diverse environment which promotes a healthy work life balance and supports attorney development and client satisfaction.

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