McGuireWoods seeks an Associate to join its Pharmaceutical and Life Sciences Patent Litigation Group. This Group provides pharmaceutical and life sciences clients with strategic counseling directed towards long-term legal, regulatory and business strategies for developing and launching ANDA approved generic pharmaceutical products.
McGuireWoods’ Intellectual Property department and individual lawyers are recognized by Chambers USA, IAM Patent 1000, The US Legal 500, Best Lawyers in America, and Benchmark Litigation as top IP attorneys nationwide. We enable companies and individuals to maximize returns from their creative, technological and business endeavors while defending against inbound challenges. With advanced degrees in engineering and the applied sciences, our team handles significant disputes in key patent courts across the United States. Clients value our ability to quickly analyze and understand relevant technologies across virtually every sector of the global economy, and repeatedly turn to us for bet-the-company patent litigation.
In the Life Sciences and Pharmaceutical industries, our group represents manufacturers of generic pharmaceuticals and biosimilars facing patent infringement actions in their Abbreviated New Drug Applications. We work closely with clients in resolving ANDA-related issues before the Food & Drug Administration, including labeling issues, issues with API, patent listing disputes, and issues pertaining to new drug and marketing exclusivities. Our offering is further boosted by the significant multidisciplinary expertise of our Health Care Life Science Industry Team experts with additive experience at the FDA and Federal Trade Commission. Along with excellent benefits, McGuireWoods offers our attorneys a competitive salary with hours and merit bonus opportunities, billable hours credit for pro bono work, and a hybrid in office/remote option allowing flexibility and work-life balance.
Qualified candidates will have 4 to 8 years of prior patent litigation experience to include prior Hatch-Waxman litigation experience.
Preferred background will include an undergraduate degree in chemistry, biology, molecular biology, chemical engineering, pharmacy or biochemistry.
Strong writing, analytical, legal research skills and excellent academic credentials required.
Please submit cover letter, resume, and law school transcript.
This is a national search. The position can be filled in any city with a McGuireWoods office.
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