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Patent Litigation Paralegal (DC) (Closed)

Date Posted: 11/18/2019

Job #1567482
Permanent
Washington, District Of Columbia
Professional

Intellectual Property – Patent Litigation Paralegal – (DC) 

We are recruiting for a Patent Litigation – ITC experienced paralegal for a prestigious Law Firm.  

Responsibilities:

  • Create, organize, review, and maintain litigation case files 
  • Monitor litigation docket and due dates; manage litigation calendars using CompuLaw 
  • Compile, assist, and prepare court filings including, but not limited to, proofreading, cite checking, motions, briefs, and memoranda; and assembling exhibits and appendices at the District and Appellate courts and the International Trade Commission (ITC) 
  • Maintain proficiency with the mechanics of e-filing using U.S.D.C. CM/ECF filing systems, and USITC EDIS filing system 
  • Perform factual and legal research in databases including Lexis Nexis, Westlaw, PACER, EDIS, and the USPTO 
  • Coordinate document collection, review, and productions in concert with litigation support and third party e-discovery vendors 
  • Conduct searches on production databases for relevant documents using IPRO, Relativity, and other document management software 
  • Proactively manage all phases of fact and expert discovery 
  • Manage day-to-day workflow and delegation of responsibilities to team members 
  • Prepare materials for depositions, hearings, trials, and arbitrations 
  • Attend and provide support to attorneys at court and agency proceedings including the ITC 
  • Mentor junior paralegals and temporary staff as needed 
  • Assist with special projects and assignments as necessary 
  • Must be flexible to work overtime on an as-needed basis   

Requirements: 

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred, though not required 
  • A minimum of five years patent litigation experience
  • Familiarity with litigation and hearings at the ITC is required 
  • Knowledge and understanding of the litigation process and e-discovery; experience with database management software, review, and production 
  • Proficient knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint; Adobe Acrobat; CompuLaw; Case Notebook; Relativity; IPRO (Eclipse); FileSite.  
  • Willingness to support matters at any level required 
  • Strong communication skills 
  • Flexible to respond quickly to shifting demands
  • Ability to work under tight deadlines; handle multiple, detailed tasks simultaneously, and prioritize appropriately 
  • Must be a team player 
  • Must deliver high-quality work product and work independently with minimal supervision in a fast-paced environment 

WHY LUCAS GROUP? 

Lucas Group is a leading national executive recruitment firm, ranked #3 on Forbes’ list of Best Professional Recruiting Firms in 2018. 

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