Patent Litigator - In House Counsel

Samsung Research America (SRA)
Mountain View
Nov 20, 2023
Dec 16, 2023
Contract Type

Lab Summary:

The Silicon Valley Office of Samsung's IP Center, located in Mountain View, California, handles various IP matters including patent acquisition, anti–counterfeit/trademark enforcement, patent licensing, patent litigation and IP policy/outreach. Our talented attorneys and professionals have worked on some of the largest and most complex patent litigation, licensing and acquisition matters.

Position Summary:

We seek a talented and collaborative patent litigator to manage a docket of patent infringement matters at our Mountain View, California, location. As a part of this team, you will be at the forefront of federal court practice along with the potential of being a part of groundbreaking patent law issues. If you are interested in continuing your career in a dynamic, enriching, and collegial environment, please come meet us!

Responsibilities Include:

  • Manage outside counsel in patent, along with other intellectual property, litigation matters
  • Coordinate internal document collection and production
  • Oversee the preparation of witnesses for depositions, hearings and trial
  • Come up with winning litigation strategies and tactics
  • Assist in drafting and reviewing briefs, motions and court pleadings
  • Manage litigation costs, including e–discovery and outside counsel fees
  • Advise management and internal teams on patent law related issue

Experience Requirements:

  • Juris Doctorate and licensed to practice law in the State of California or qualify to register as California in–house counsel or equivalent combination of education, training and experience
  • 7+ years' experience of patent litigation at a law firm and/or as an in–house counsel
  • Proven written and verbal communication skills with an emphasis on conflict resolution
  • Broad range of patent litigation experience, including taking and defending depositions, arguing dispositive motions, jury trial/bench trial, arbitration and mediation, e–discovery, investigations before the International Trade Commission, PTAB–related proceedings, and experience before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
  • Demonstrated ability to formulate successful, complex pre–litigation and litigation strategies
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work collaboratively as a member of a team across countries, regions and business units, including the ability to be diplomatic and culturally sensitive
  • Background in engineering a plus
  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office admission a plus
  • Federal judicial clerkships a plus
  • Ability to converse in Korean a plus