National IP Associate Trial Litigation Role, Sponsored Partnership Track

IP Litigation,Transactions,Trademark/Copyright,Counseling EE,CS,ME,Physics New York 2014-2016

This international global AM firm is highly recognized by various prestigious publications winning several awards including:  Law Firm of The Year, IP Practice Group of The Year, highest ranks for diversity and highest grades for Associate satisfaction.  The firm’s IP practice has been growing consistently over the past 5 years and the IP Leadership now is seeking to expand the firm’s National IP Trial Patent Litigation Team.  Two key partners who sit on the firm’s executive committee and a member of the firm IP Trial team are sponsoring this opportunity.  The leadership will be actively involved mentoring and training this Associate with hopes to transition them into the Partnership ranks on an expedited path.  The group’s Partner to Associate ratios are off and the leadership is looking to grow their Partnership ranks internally.  Currently, their bench is not deep enough to support the growth they are experiencing so the Leadership is forced to go the open marketplace to add to their team.  This Associate will be up for Partner within 24 to 36 months of joining the firm. 

The leadership is seeking an Associate who has IP Litigation experience coming from a prestigious AM firm or an IP boutique and the partners are seeking the following: 

An Associate with 1 to 4 years of experience in patent litigation with a degree in Electrical Engineering or Computer Science. The firm will consider other degrees and or related experience.  This person will be involved in all aspects of Patent Litigation including assisting in the counseling clients on complex cutting edge technologies, legal strategies, identifying expert wittiness, depositions, and playing a role at trial.  This Associate will have extensive interaction with clients and Partners both domestically and internationally.  The Associate must have excellent academics from a ranked law school, excellent undergraduate grades in technology, along with excellent verbal and written communication skills.  The IP leadership will pay an above market compensation, off lockstep.  The firm is looking to base this person out of New York but may consider basing this person out of Chicago, D.C., or Silicon Valley. Bar admission in NY or CA preferred.  


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