Associate for our Washington, DC office with 3 or more years’ patent litigation experience and a life sciences background (such as biology, organic chemistry, or biochemistry) to assist our highly regarded Intellectual Property practice. The ideal candidate will have ANDA litigation experience as well as experience handling inter partes review at the United States Patent and Trademark Office. Trademark litigation experience is a plus. Candidate will work closely with partners on all aspects of patent litigation, including pre-trial preparation, motions practice, discovery, drafting pleadings, depositions, arguments, and working with experts. Opportunity to gain significant responsibility and direct exposure to clients. All candidates should have excellent academic credentials and references.
Founded in 1983, Wiley Rein is a dominant presence in the nation’s capital. With more than 250 lawyers, the firm has earned international prominence by representing clients in complex, high-stakes regulatory, litigation, and transactional matters. The firm has dramatically expanded and evolved since we first opened our doors 32 years ago. Many of the firm’s lawyers and public policy advisors have ...held high-level positions in the White House, on Capitol Hill, and in federal agencies, including the U.S. Department of Defense, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, and the U.S. Department of Justice. Many of our attorneys have active high-level security clearances that allow them to quickly “read in” to matters when there is a need to access classified materials. The Legal Times has noted that the firm “represents as perfect a merging of public policy and corporate America as exists in Washington.”The firm operates at the intersection of politics, law, government, business, and technological innovation, representing a wide range of clients—from Fortune 500 corporations to trade associations to individuals—in virtually all industries. We have demonstrated success in areas that include energy, manufacturing, defense, aerospace, intelligence, information technology, professional services, telecommunications, health care, A&E, and construction. We believe delivering consistent and successful results is achieved through building true partnerships with our clients. We do this by understanding the industries and economic climate in which they operate and the current and potential legal issues that impact their business. Most importantly, because Wiley Rein remains a Washington, DC-based firm that largely operates out of a single office, we are able to control costs and billing rates in a manner that is nearly impossible in large, multi-office or multinational law firms.In addition, Wiley Rein generously gives back to the community, providing significant pro bono legal services and charitable contributions to more than 450 local and national organizations every year. For further information, please visit our website at http:www.wileyrein.com/careers.cfm.