Mid-Level Patent Litigation Associate in Intellectual Property &

Carrie Rikon & Associates, LLC.
San Francisco
Jul 02, 2024
Jul 30, 2024
Trademark Agent
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Mid–Level Patent Litigation Associate in Intellectual Property & Technology in San Francisco, CA

Mid–Level Patent Litigation Associate in Intellectual Property & Technology in San Francisco, CA

Job requires five days a week on–site inSan Francisco, CA

Compensation and Benefits:

  • A competitive salary ranging from $260,000 to $365,000, commensurate with experience.

Key Qualifications:

  • A minimum of three years of experience in PTAB/IPR, patent litigation in district court, and/or ITC proceedings.
  • A degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Mathematics, Physics, or a similar field. Applicants with some degree of familiarity with source code are preferred.
  • Strong research, writing, and analytic skills.
  • The ability to manage and mentor more junior associates.
  • Strong management and organizational skills.
  • Ability to work independently and creatively, as well as part of a team.
  • Must be currently licensed, or eligible to become licensed, to practice law in the jurisdiction(s) of application.
  • A commitment to diversity & inclusion, pro bono work, and professional development.

A globally recognized law firm is seeking mid–level associates to join our Intellectual Property & Technology Practice Group. This role is an exceptional opportunity for individuals passionate about patent litigation, eager to work on cutting–edge technology matters for high–profile clients such as Samsung, Adobe, Boston Scientific Corporation, Charter, Crocs, Google, Tesla, and Nike.

Position Overview:
Joining our Intellectual Property & Technology Practice sector means becoming part of a team of approximately 100 attorneys dedicated to the lifecycle of our clients' most valuable assets. Our team is recognized for its trial and appellate prowess, strategic approaches, and technological expertise. We are proud of our collaborative environment that supports growth and the development of tailored career paths for our associates.


  • Engage in patent litigation and PTAB/IPR proceedings, focusing on cutting–edge technology areas.
  • Utilize strong drafting and analytical skills to contribute to the enforcement and defense of patent rights.
  • Lead and mentor junior associates, managing cases and ensuring the success of the team.
  • Contribute to a culture of learning, mentorship, and professional growth within a supportive and inclusive environment.

Candidates interested in this unique opportunity are invited to apply by submitting a resume, law school transcript, and references. We are committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive work environment where professional development is emphasized and valued.

This is your chance to advance your career in patent litigation, working on significant cases for some of the world's leading technology companies within a firm dedicated to its clients, its community, and its attorneys. Join us and play a crucial role in shaping the future of intellectual property and technology.