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IP & LITIGATION PARALEGAL POSITIONS!

June 26, 2017

 

IP Paralegal Position

 

R & W Group’s large law firm client in DC has an opening for an Intellectual Property Paralegal with 4+ years of mid-sized or large law firm experience. This is a great opportunity! The IP Paralegal will manage all aspects of intellectual property matters including patents, trademarks, copyrights, and intellectual property litigation. Must have flexibility to work overtime and travel on occasion.

 

Job Duties:

  • Assist attorneys in research and preparation of pleadings as well as daily assignments in relation to supporting active litigation matters and preparing for trial.

  • Assist with drafting and editing domestic documents for uploading with the United States Patent & Trademark Office (USPTO).

  • Assist with drafting, editing and filing Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT) applications.

  • Support patent litigation, patent appeals and contested proceedings before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) and U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC).

  • Organize and synthesize information through the preparation of summaries, chronologies, reports, spreadsheets, charts, logs, and coding forms for input into databases, graphs and other usable formats.

  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple assignments under tight deadlines.

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.

  • Administratively manage all phases of litigation case.

  • Manage electronic and hard copy documents through litigation technology.

  • Legal and factual cite checking including the ability to shepardize and Blue Book a brief.

  • Thorough understanding of court rules and filing requirements.

  • Knowledge of Lexis-Nexis, Westlaw and internet search engines for research purposes.

  • Knowledge of Pacer and ECF filing procedures.

  • Supervise project assistants and temporary staff.

  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to interact with Clients, Partners, Associates, Legal Assistants and all staff members.

 

Qualifications:

  • BA/BS with strong academic credentials.

  • Four years of paralegal experience at a medium or large law firm.

  • Proficient at Microsoft Office applications and litigation support software.

  • Writing sample must be submitted with resume.

  • Paralegal Certificate from an ABA accredited program (preferred)

 

Qualified and interested candidates should please send a Word version of their resume, writing sample, cover letter, and salary request to the email address listed below for immediate consideration, or apply online at www.r-wgroup.com
 

info@r-wgroup.com.

 

 

Litigation Paralegal Position

 

R & W Group is recruiting experienced paralegal candidates for a Litigation Paralegal role on behalf of a large law firm in DC! The Litigation Paralegal will manage all aspects of large scale, complex litigation within the Products Liability group. The position will require overtime and may involve some travel. 

 

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Full understanding of litigation motion practice, discovery, arbitration trial and appellate procedures

  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple assignments under tight deadlines

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills

  • Administratively manage all phases of litigation case

  • Manage electronic and hard copy documents through litigation technology

  • Legal and factual cite checking including the ability to shepardize and Blue Book a brief

  • Thorough understanding of court rules and filing requirements

  • Knowledge of Lexis-Nexis, Westlaw and Internet search engines for research purposes

  • Knowledge of Pacer and ECF filing procedures

  • Experience with litigation support software including Relativity, Concordance, IPRO, Case Notebook, Trial Director and Adobe Full Version

  • Assist with witness preparation

  • Trial preparation and attendance

  • Supervise project assistants and temporary staff

  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to interact with Clients, Partners, Associates, Legal Assistants and all staff members

 

Qualifications:

  • BA/BS with strong academic credentials

  • 4-7 years of paralegal experience at a medium or large law firm

  • Proficient at Microsoft Office applications and litigation support software

 

Preferred Qualifications:

 

  • Paralegal Certificate from an ABA accredited program  

  • MDL or Life Sciences Background

  • Mass Tort Experience

  • Sensitivity to Medical Records

  • Big Case Management Background

 

If you’re interested in applying, please register on our site (www.r-wgroup.com) or email your resume to info@r-wgroup.com!

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