Venable LLP's Intellectual Property Group seeks a midlevel patent litigation associate with a minimum of two years of experience to join the practice in the Chicago, Los Angeles, New York, or Washington, D.C. office.
The qualified candidate has a background in electrical or mechanical engineering, computer science, or a related technical field. A bachelor's degree is preferred, and industry work experience is desirable. The successful candidate has experience in all phases of patent litigation, including case assessment, discovery and motions practice, depositions, working with experts, and appeals. The client focus areas for this role include telecommunications, automotive and other high tech industries. Candidates must hold a juris doctorate degree from an accredited law school and be admitted to and in good standing with the relevant jurisdiction's bar. Please include law school transcripts with submissions.
Venable's IP Litigation team is comprised of seasoned trial lawyers who have the technical knowledge required to tackle complex IP disputes, including patent, trademark, and copyright litigation, as well as Section 337 investigations. Our team has successfully represented innovators, patent holders, and brand owners in federal courts, before the International Trade Commission (ITC), in administrative proceedings, and in arbitration and mediation across the country. We offer clients a depth and breadth of experience that sets our firm apart from many general-practice firms and intellectual property boutiques.
Venable LLP is an American Lawyer Global 100 law firm headquartered in Washington, D.C., with offices in California, Delaware, Illinois, Maryland, New York, and Virginia. Our lawyers and legislative advisors serve domestic and international clients in all areas of corporate and business law, complex litigation, intellectual property, regulatory matters, and government affairs. Additional information can be found at Venable.com.
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We comply with the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring. Conviction of a crime will not necessarily be a bar to employment at the Firm. Factors such as age at the time of the offense, type of the offense, seriousness of the offense, remoteness of the offense in time, position applied for, rehabilitation, overall record, and other relevant factors will be considered in determining effect on suitability for employment.
Candidates must hold a juris doctorate degree from an accredited law school and be admitted to and in good standing with the relevant jurisdiction's bar.
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