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IP Litigation Attorney – Portland

Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt is a premier Northwest regional law firm serving the needs of businesses in seven key industry sectors: Technology; Healthcare; Manufacturing, Distribution and Retail; Natural Resources; Real Estate and Construction; Transportation, Ports and Maritime; and Indian Country and Alaska Native Corporations. We have offices in Portland, Seattle, Anchorage, Vancouver, Bend, Salem, and Mountain View, California. Schwabe has a firm culture based on camaraderie, innovation, and a drive to help our clients achieve success.


Schwabe has an opening in its Portland, Oregon office for a full-time Intellectual Property Litigation Attorney in the Intellectual Property practice group. The ideal candidate will have:


  • 5-7 years of IP litigation experience with a focus on patent litigation

  • Experience in patent litigation-related research and motion drafting, including claim construction and dispositive motion practice

  • Strong writing skills

  • Demonstrated aptitude in managing independent projects within a team environment in a fast-paced litigation practice

  • Experience taking depositions and managing fact and expert discovery

  • Exceptional interpersonal and communication (written and verbal) skills

  • Strong client service skills and ethics

  • Demonstrated ownership of projects and willingness to work hard in a team-oriented setting, but with significant independence

  • USPTO admission and a technical background are a plus but are not required; however, the applicant needs to be able to understand and explain complex technologies


Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt provides a team-oriented working environment with a competitive salary and benefits. Candidates should submit a PDF of their cover letter, resume, law school transcripts, and a writing sample and direct to Michelle Baird-Johnson, Director of Talent Acquisition & Integration. Inquiries are maintained in confidence.


Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt is an Equal Opportunity Employer.