IP Litigation Associate – Law Firm – Portland, Ore.

SchwabeSchwabe, Williamson & Wyatt is one of the top law firms serving the needs of businesses in the Pacific ‎Northwest. The firm's attorneys provide a broad range of transaction and litigation services to many of ‎the Northwest's leading companies, from Fortune 500 industry leaders to emerging and privately held ‎businesses.‎

With over 155 attorneys, Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt is one of the largest Pacific Northwest regional ‎law firms, with offices in Portland, Seattle, Vancouver, Bend, Eugene, Salem, Washington D.C.  and ‎Mountain View, CA. ‎

Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt has an opening in the Portland, OR office for a full time Intellectual ‎Property Litigation Attorney in the Intellectual Property practice group. The ideal candidate will have: ‎

  • 3- 5 years of IP litigation experience with a focus on patent litigation‎
  • Experience in patent litigation-related research and motion drafting, including claim ‎construction and dispositive motion practice
  • Demonstrated aptitude in managing independent projects within a team environment in a ‎fast-paced litigation practice ‎
  • Significant experience taking depositions, in-court appearances and managing discovery ‎
  • Exceptional interpersonal and communication (written and verbal) skills
  • Strong client service skills and ethics
  • Demonstrated ownership of projects and willingness to work hard in a team-oriented setting, ‎but with significant independence
  • USPTO admission and a technical background are a plus but are not required; however, the ‎applicant needs to be able to understand and explain complex technologies
  • JD degree from an accredited law school
  • Oregon State Bar preferred but not required; ‎

Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt provides a team-oriented working environment with competitive salary ‎and benefits.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ‎color, religion, ‎ancestry, national origin, age, sex, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender ‎identity or other status protected ‎by law.‎

Candidates should direct their cover letter, resume, law school and undergraduate transcripts, and a ‎writing sample to Will Case, Recruiting Manager at wcase@schwabe.com. ‎Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt is an Equal Opportunity Employer.‎

Additional Info
Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Portland, Oregon