IP Litigation Legal Assistant

Global Law Firm’s Downtown Los Angeles Office; Direct Hire; Salary Open DOE

Our client is seeking an experienced IP Litigation Legal Assistant. The IP Litigation Legal Assistant will assist on all aspects of IP litigation matters. Duties will include:

  • Assisting attorneys in research and preparation of pleadings as well as daily assignments in relation to supporting active litigation matters and preparing for trial;
  • Supporting patent litigation, patent appeals and contested proceedings before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) and U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC);
  • Organizing information through the preparation of summaries, chronologies, reports, spreadsheets, charts, logs, and coding forms for input into databases, graphs and other usable formats.

Requirements include:

  • The ability to prioritize and manage multiple assignments under tight deadlines.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • The ability to manage electronic and hard copy documents through litigation technology.
  • Legal and factual cite checking including the ability to Shepardize and Blue Book a brief.
  • Thorough understanding of court rules and filing requirements.
  • Knowledge of Lexis-Nexis, Westlaw and internet search engines for research purposes.
  • Knowledge of Pacer and ECF filing procedures.
  • Prepare documents for discovery in response to opposing counsel requests.
  • Work with in-house and outside vendors for electronic litigation support.
  • Strong interpersonal, communication and organizational skills.
  • The ability to work extra hours and travel as needed.