IP Litigation Associate (Life Sciences/ANDA)

United States
Mar 28, 2024
Apr 25, 2024
Trademark Agent
Contract Type

Large GP Firm with Cravath level compensation.
A top firm for Emerging Companies and Venture Capital.
Per Fortune Magazine: "One of the best places to work in the US." On the American Lawyer's A List."
Active at the PTAB.

Seeking a candidate with ANDA and/or other life sciences patent litigation experience 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 – significant patent litigation experience in U.S. District Courts and before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (post–grant proceedings), 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; 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 biology, chemistry, biochemistry, or other life sciences discipline; (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. Candidates should have excellent writing skills.

Vanguard Intellectual Partners (Vanguard–IP) specializes in the placement of IP/Patent professionals nationwide.

Our sole focus on intellectual property enables us to more deeply understand our clients' technical needs, and our candidates' individual talents and career interests. Our broad network of long–term client relationships gives us a competitive edge.

Our recruiters all have 10+ years of IP recruiting experience, and an exceptional record of success. We have superior knowledge of the IP job market, and offer trusted career advice for our candidates. We also have the resources and high–level contacts to get your resume noticed by the people who matter.

We look forward to speaking with you, and learning more about what you are seeking in your next opportunity.

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