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Essential Job Functions
The Los Angeles office is seeking a IP Litigation Paralegal who is assigned to most IP litigation cases, particularly those that are large, complex or multi-party actions. The Paralegal works with all of the attorneys on the matter from the beginning through trial or arbitration, managing the flow of information and ensuring adherence to best practices.
The Paralegals are responsible for managing the files (“case record”) working in all phases of the discovery process, from collection of documents from the client to the production of documents to other parties.
Qualifications & Requirements
This position requires complex Intellectual Property litigation experience, including managing large discovery, creating and managing databases and imaging systems, supervising teams, preparing for trials in Federal court, and managing trial support. Must have high-level experience with a range of litigation support applications. Should also have experience managing out-of-town trial offices for cases that have gone to verdict. The candidate will possess 5+ years of IP Litigation Paralegal experience in a lead role; meet the California Business & Professional Code 6450 requirements, bachelor’s degree preferred. Additional qualifications include excellent analytical and organizational abilities, solid communication and management skills, strong computer abilities, creativity and initiative. Flexibility for travel and overtime required.
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