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Intellectual Property Litigation Associate

Company: Vanguard-IP
Location: San Jose
Posted on: November 10, 2018

Job Description:

REQUIREMENTS Patent-litigation experience, including participating in underlying case analysis; conducting factual and legal research; drafting pleadings, motions, and discovery requests; dealing with procedural matters; and assisting in deposition and hearing preparation. Ideal candidates will have an undergraduate or advanced degree in electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, computer science, or computer engineering or an equivalent technical degree; experience working within the IP department of a comparable law firm; a high level of academic achievement at an accredited law school; and a U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) registration number or be qualified to take the USPTOs registration examination. Ideal candidates will also be licensed to practice law in California. RESPONSIBILITIES Patent litigation in U.S. district court and post-grant proceedings before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board at the USPTO; preparing and filing complaints, answers, and counterclaims and conducting associated pre-filing analysis; drafting discovery requests and responses and participating in discovery on infringement, validity, and damages issues, including expert discovery; analyzing and understanding complex technical subject matter in patents and relevant prior art; conducting searches for and analyzing prior art to invalidate patent claims; conducting legal research for and drafting discovery and dispositive motions and claim-construction briefs; supporting trial teams. SUMMARY At Vanguard-IP, we know Intellectual Property. We focus 100% on the recruitment of IP/Patent professionals. Our focus provides us with a deeper knowledge of our client needs, our candidates individual talents and career interests, and how these can be matched together. While we dont claim to know everything, we feel that we know more than most -including technology focus, docket matters, and specifics about the practice. We are also comfortable receiving a great question and have the resources to get answers that are most often not readily available. We look forward to speaking with you and learning more about what you are seeking in your next opportunity. CONFIDENTIALITY Vanguard-IP, LLC respects the confidentiality of each client submission made to us. Each submission sent to Vanguard-IP is for our internal review purposes only and will NOT be shared to any of our clients without prior authorization from you. Submission alone does not imply your consent and/or authorization.

Keywords: Vanguard-IP, San Jose , Intellectual Property Litigation Associate, Legal , San Jose, California

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