Intellectual Property Paralegal

Employer
Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP
Location
Washington, DC
Posted
Jun 14, 2017
Closes
Jun 21, 2017
Industry
Law
Hours
Full Time
Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP, one of the world's leading international law firms firm with almost 4000 lawyers and staff in 30 offices is seeking a Paralegal supporting the Intellectual Property practice reporting to the Paralegal Manager. This position will reside in the Washington office and will be responsible for will be to provide assistance to attorneys and trial teams with all aspects of case management including Responsibilities: * Researching all case documents, materials, rule and court procedure and prior testimony and publications of opposing experts; analyze, summarize and compile timelines and reports regarding findings.* Managing paper and electronic discovery process and support attorneys in all phases of discovery and trial preparation, including coordination of electronic and paper discovery, obtaining all necessary information and materials from vendors, clients and government agencies such as the USPTO, PAIR, and USITC-EDIs etc.* Assisting with and prepare for meetings with clients, witnesses, experts and outside counsel.* Coordinating the preparation and filing of briefs and legal documents: drafting routine filings; performing legal cite-checking, blue booking and shepardizing; compiling appendices and exhibits; preparing and submitting electronic court filings.* Managing all trial preparation and support activity: manage trial exhibits; prepare trial notebooks; maintain expert binders; war room set up; communicate with experts and fact witnesses etc.; manage post-trial matters.* Monitoring rule and other changes in the federal and state courts and the ITC and USPTO and other administrative forums where the firm practices.Experience/Qualifications:* Working collaboratively with a highly-motivated team within a fast-paced company.* Excellent academic credentials and attainment of at least a Bachelor's Degree required.* A minimum of three year of Intellectual Property experience in a law firm or corporate legal department* Exceptional writing, editing, research, organizational, and analytical skills and attention to detail.* Expert in Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, and Word.* Ability to work well under pressure and handle multiple, simultaneous tasks efficiently.* Strong work ethic, including willingness to work overtime as needed.Qualified candidates must apply online by visiting our website at www.morganlewis.com and selecting "Careers." Morgan Lewis is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.