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IP Litigation Associate – Portland

Portland, Oregon 97035

IP Litigation Associate – Portland


Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt is a premier Northwest regional law firm serving the needs of businesses in six primary industry groups including Technology, Healthcare, Manufacturing, Natural Resources, Real Estate and Construction, and Transportation, Ports and Maritime, with offices in Portland, Seattle, Anchorage, Vancouver, Bend, Eugene, Salem, and Mountain View, California.


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


  • 3-10 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

  • Strong writing skills

  • Demonstrated aptitude in managing independent projects within a team environment in a fast-paced litigation practice

  • Experience taking depositions and managing fact and expert 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


Schwabe 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 Michelle Baird-Johnson, Director of Talent Acquisition & Integration, by going online and clicking Current Openings at https://www.schwabe.com/careers-attorneys. Inquiries are maintained in the strictest of professional confidence.


Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Posted: 2019-07-26 Expires: 2019-08-25


 Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt is a multiservice law firm serving the needs of businesses in the Pacific Northwest, as well as U.S. and international clients. The firm has more than 170 attorneys with offices in Portland, Bend, and Salem, Oregon, Seattle and Vancouver, Washington, and Mountain View, California.   Schwabe attorneys provide a broad range of transaction and litigation services to many of the Pacific Northwest's leading companies, from Fortune 500 industry leaders to emerging and privately held businesses. The firm has been named one of the "100 Best Companies to Work For in Oregon" by Oregon Business magazine, as one of "Washington's Best Workplaces" by the Puget Sound Business Journal, among the top Portland corporate law firms by Corporate Board Member magazine, and one of "Oregon’s Most Admired Companies" in a survey completed by Oregon CEOs in The Business Journal of Portland.

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IP Litigation Associate – Portland

Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt
Portland, Oregon 97035

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