Intellectual Property Litigation Paralegal

COJK is seeking qualified candidates to fill a full-time Intellectual Property Litigation Paralegal position.  Qualified IP Litigation Paralegal candidates will possess strong organizational and communication skills, and a desire to produce a quality work product.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide support to a small team of attorneys specializing in intellectual property litigation matters, including cases in federal and state courts, TTAB, PTAB, ITC, and AAA
  • Draft, proofread, finalize, and file pleadings and other court filings
  • Assist with all stages of discovery including litigation holds, document collection, reviewing, and summarizing documents; managing document databases, preparing privilege logs, and coordinating with vendors
  • Conduct legal and factual research. Analyze, summarize, and compile timelines and reports regarding findings
  • Create, organize, and maintain databases, privilege logs, and files containing discovery documents, physical evidence, summaries, deposition transcripts, etc.
  • Perform daily case management tasks, such as verifying case deadlines, organizing key case materials, etc.
  • Train litigation support staff and update training materials and internal docketing worksheets as needed
  • Oversee the litigation docketing and actively communicate deadlines to attorneys

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • Five plus years of litigation experience within a law firm environment; Bachelor's Degree preferred, but not required; flexibility for overtime required
  • Ability to work under minimal supervision and handle multiple assignments simultaneously
  • Experience electronically filing court documents is required
  • Fundamental proficiency and understanding of all aspects of the litigation lifecycle, including, but not limited to, pre-filing investigation, docketing, case correspondence, pleadings, discovery, depositions, expert discovery, claim construction, trial, and appeal
  • Familiarity with the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office, including Trademark Trial and Appeal Board and Patent Trial and Appeal Board proceedings, a plus
  • Advanced proficiency in litigation software including, but not limited to, Microsoft Office Suite, Adobe Acrobat, Relativity (or other hosted review platforms), and Westlaw
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to streamline processes and procedures
  • Solid communication skills to interact with all levels of internal case team, clients of the firm, local counsel, opposing counsel, court personnel and vendors
  • Analytical and critical thinking skills sufficient to make decisions regarding daily work

Compensation:

  • Dependent on experience
  • Full benefits:
    • Medical/Dental/Vision/LTD/STD
    • 401(k)
    • Metro Pass

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