IP Litigation Paralegal

One of the world’s largest and most profitable international law firms, with offices in every major business center globally, seeks an experienced (5+ years) IP litigation paralegal for their busy and growing Dallas, TX office.

8-4 or 9-5 with paid overtime and a hybrid work model of 2 days (Tuesdays & Wednesdays) in the office.

The firm is paying up to $80,000 with a bonus.

1350 billable hours requirement annually

Bring your incredible IP litigation skills to the award-winning firm and work with some of the finest IP attorneys in the industry.  This position will report to the amazing Manager of Paralegal Services.

Responsibilities

Provide assistance with all phases of litigation and/or patent litigation, from complex pre-filing investigations through trial and appeal, including preparing motion and pleading templates, filing briefs with various courts with strict adherence to court rules, preparing exhibits, marshalling facts and documents, monitoring dockets, creating presentations, managing calendar, and communicating with vendors

Oversight and working in collaboration with Litigation Support and/or outside service provider to maintain electronic document repository and facilitating electronic document production tracking

Provide assistance with all phases of discovery, including privilege reviews and privilege logs, preparation of discovery templates, document production, preparation of subpoenas and oversight of service, deposition preparation and summary

Cite checking and proof reading

Prepare filings for various courts and government agencies

Oversee service and publication of various notices and filings

Process and maintain hard copy and electronic litigation files from initiation of lawsuit through trial and appeal of case

Preparing memoranda, motions, and briefs including proofreading, cite-checking, assembly of exhibits, filing, and service at the district and appellate courts and the ITC

Performing factual and legal research in databases including Westlaw, Docket Navigator, PACER, EDIS, and the USPTO

Other duties as may be assigned to fully meet the requirements, billable and performance based, of the position

Experience & Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s or Associates Degree required or Paralegal Certificate and equivalent experience
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience providing exceptionally high-quality service to clients
  • Experience must include processing litigation files from initiation of lawsuit through trial of case, with special emphasis on discovery, legal research and trial preparation
  • Experience with ITC proceedings preferred
  • Experience with IPR filings and PTAB filings preferred
  • Familiarity with USPTO website preferred
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, PDF creation tool(s), document management software, Elite or other timekeeping software, Internet required
  • Excellent client service, ability to work overtime and travel as needed

Benefits

The firm offers unsurpassed benefits, including health, dental, vision, life, LTD, STD, parental leave, Profit Sharing, 401k and many other perks, 20 days PTO, learning, growth, and substantive work.