Intellectual Property Litigation Paralegal

Published January 9th, 2024

Must Have’s: 

  • Minimum of 5+ years IP Litigation with law firm experience
  • Strong Microsoft Office, Relativity, Docket Navigator, USPTO
  • Knowledge and understanding of the litigation process and e-discovery preferred, but not mandatory (client WILLING to train)
  • Cite checking experience preferred (again WILLING to train)


  • 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, Docket Navigator, 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
  • Miscellaneous other responsibilities as assigned


  • Bachelor’s degree preferred, though not required.
  • Trial experience as a paralegal required.
  • Knowledge of patent or IP litigation and trials preferred.
  • 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.
  • Familiarity with litigation and hearings at the ITC is preferred.
  • Willingness to support matters at any level required; possess strong communication skills.
  • Must be capable of managing subordinates as well as “managing up”; flexible to respond quickly to shifting demands; and 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.
  • Must be able to handle sensitive, confidential business information with the utmost discretion.
Reports To:
Senior Trial
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