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Intellectual Property Paralegal I

New York and DC, NY

Posted: 10/22/2020 Employment Type: Hire Industry: Legal Job Number: 13803420

Job Description

Job Description:

A global law firm consistently ranked among the top firms in the world, is currently seeking an Intellectual Property Paralegal to join our winning team, located in New York or Washington, DC. The success of our firm is largely determined by our commitment to hire and develop the very best and brightest, creating a team that provides our clients with the highest quality of work and service. We are driven by our core values: respect, innovation and collaboration.
As the global outbreak of COVID-19 continues to unfold, we have taken precautions to help protect our people, clients, and the communities where we live and work. This includes a temporary shift to remote working for the majority of our lawyers and staff. The Intellectual Property Paralegal will likely start remotely while the firm continues to evaluate the situation.
The Intellectual Property Paralegal will receive a generous total compensation package. Bonuses are awarded in recognition of individual and firm performance. Eligible employees can participate in Latham s comprehensive benefit program including healthcare, life and disability insurance, flexible spending accounts, a 401k plan, and more! In addition, employees receive 10 paid holidays per year, and a PTO program that accrues 23 days during the first year of employment and grows with tenure.
As an Intellectual Property Paralegal, you will provide your expertise and support to the Litigation & Trial Department. Working primarily with the Intellectual Property practice group (with particular emphasis on district court and ITC patent litigation), the Intellectual Property Paralegal will accomplish critical functions including: Organizing, reviewing, and maintaining case documents and files. Compiling documents for filing at courts and agencies. Coordinating production of documents with attorneys. Conducting searches on production databases for relevant documents. Assisting attorneys with preparing materials for depositions. Attending and providing support to attorneys at court or agency hearings. Conducting research on court and agency databases including PACER, EDIS and the USPTO websites. Coordinating with other areas/departments of the Firm where overlap exists to develop efficient procedures/communications to stream-line processes and satisfy various department needs. As an Intellectual Property Paralegal, you will be expected to apply your organizational and communication skills while displaying a positive, high-energy attitude. The successful Intellectual Property Paralegal candidate should have proficient knowledge of internal software applications, such as word processing, internet searching skills, spreadsheets and databases. Trial experience and experience with document production databases is preferred but not required. A Bachelor s degree or paralegal certificate from an ABA-approved program and a minimum of three (3) years of patent litigation experience are required.
Washington, District of Columbia
New York
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