Mid-level Patent Litigation Associate in Intellectual Property &

Carrie Rikon & Associates, LLC.
Jul 02, 2024
Jul 14, 2024
Trademark Agent
Contract Type

Mid–level Patent Litigation Associate in Intellectual Property & Technology in Los Angeles, CA

Job requires five days a week on–site in Los Angeles, CA

Compensation and Benefits:

  • A competitive salary ranging from $235,000 to $365,000, commensurate with experience.
  • Comprehensive benefits package.

Key Qualifications:

  • A minimum of three years of prior work experience in patent litigation, ideally managing Hatch–Waxman or biotherapeutics cases in District Court or before the PTAB, with experience in litigating and managing therapeutics cases (biologic or chemical).
  • 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.
  • A technical life science undergraduate and/or graduate degree is preferred.
  • 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 midlevel associates to join our Intellectual Property & Technology Practice Group. This role is an exceptional opportunity for individuals passionate about patent litigation and eager to contribute to defending and enforcing our clients' patent rights, particularly in the life sciences and technology sectors.

Position Overview:
Joining our Intellectual Property & Technology Practice sector means becoming part of a dedicated team of approximately 100 attorneys. 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 management cases, with a focus on life sciences and technology industries.
  • 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 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.