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.