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(CA) Palo Alto, IP Litigation Attorney - Cooley


Job Description:
Someone with an understanding of and keen interest in patent law who isn't afraid to stand up in court or take a deposition (and preferably has actually done both), is comfortable speaking directly with clients and opposing counsel, enjoys thinking creatively and working on a team, and is willing to actively participate in the strategic development of the case.
Desired Experience—1-3  years of significant patent litigation or clerkship experience, including participating in underlying case analyses; conducting factual and legal research; drafting pleadings; participating in discovery on infringement, validity, and damages issues, including depositions and expert discovery; participating in post-grant proceedings; researching and drafting dispositive and discovery motions and claim construction briefing; and participating in pre-trial and trial activities.  Ideal candidates will have: (i)  undergraduate or master’s degree in electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, computer science and/or physics; (ii) experience working within the Intellectual Property department of a comparable law firm;  and (iii) a high level of academic achievement from a law school institution.  ITC experience would be a plus.  Candidates should have excellent writing skills.