Garrison & Sisson, Inc.
Category : Patent Litigation
Location/City : DC - Washington
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Summary : Dynamic firm's equally dynamic and successful IP practice is adding two patent litigation associates (2014 or 2015) eager to acquire trial experience and mentorship from a well-recognized (and liked) industry leading partner. Current IP litigation associates throughout the firm are at capacity, so additional associate resources are required. This is a broad-based patent litigation practice that involves CS, EE, ME elements. While a degree in engineering or hard sciences and/or membership in the patent bar is preferred, it's not required if you have relevant experience. Client industries include software, internet infrastructure, telecommunications, oil and gas production, aviation, and medical equipment. Most matters will be before U.S. district courts, the International Trade Commission, and the Court of Federal Claims.Pending Projects: Current representative projects include an upcoming trial (scheduled for March), representation of a client against a previously successful plaintiff regarding two patents, investigations of trade secrets and cyber security matters, theft of IP assets, and evaluation of validity/invalidity of patents.Your Role: You will have the opportunity to assist with trial preparation, conduct witness preparation, potentially handle direct and cross examination of witnesses, draft pre-and post-trial hearing statements, take and defend depositions, prepare and respond to discovery requests, attend hearings, manage day-to-day aspect of case/interact with court and opposing counsel, etc., as well as motions practice projects.Mentoring/access to business development: This partner is recognized for associate training and development. You will have a role at trial and will be credited for publications and participation in client pitches. Impressively, you will receive credit as reflected in the annual bonus for your contributions to business development efforts resulting in new business.*Appealing opportunity for an IP litigator if you want to perfect your craft, obtain significant trial experience, and position yourself at a firm that showcases its IP practice and supports a move into the partnership. Good people, good teachers, good work. Learn by doing.Posting ID: 25162
DC - Washington
Mon, 31 Jul 2017 09:11:18 GMT
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