Senior IP Litigation Paralegal

Washington, DC; Boston, MA


Our client seeks a Senior IP Litigation Paralegal to join their team in Washington, DC or Boston, MA. Senior IP Litigation Paralegals have the technical skill and professional maturity to operate independently with minimal guidance from attorneys and are primarily responsible for providing support during all phases of the litigation lifecycle.


  • Provide case management for patent litigation in federal district courts, appeals before the Federal Circuit Court of Appeals, and actions before the U.S. International Trade Commission and Patent Trial and Appeal Board
  • Manage paper and electronic discovery process for all phases of discovery and trial preparation, including coordination of electronic and paper discovery, patent file histories, depositions, transcripts, and trial support for large-scale productions and reviews.
  • Prepare for and attend depositions and trials, including coordinating logistics, and preparing witness files and exhibits
  • Work with Litigation Support & E-Discovery Services and vendors on e-discovery and electronic productions, including assisting in the creation and management of electronic databases, including loading, culling, searching, reviewing, tagging, coding, and generating productions and privilege logs
  • Draft certain motions and pleadings
  • Bluebook/Cite check, proofread, and assemble exhibits related to filing
  • Electronically file briefs or coordinate filing with the Firm’s Managing Clerk or other designated personnel trained to e-file
  • Coordinate service of process and courtesy copies
  • Train and mentor junior paralegals


  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • 5+ years of IP Litigation experience having helped manage and supervised all facets of litigating Section 337 matters before the U.S. International Trade Commission
  • High level of proficiency with litigation support software and review platforms
  • Experience with USPTO inter partes review and re-examination proceedings
  • Proficient in electronic filings using CM/ECF system
  • Willingness and flexibility to work overtime, occasionally on short notice
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Strong attention to detail with the ability to manage multiple priorities and track extensive details
  • Ability to establish and maintain good working relationships with clients and all levels of personnel and handle confidential information sensitively and discreetly
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team in a fast-paced environment, while demonstrating initiative, diplomacy and tact when under pressure
  • Proficiency in the Microsoft Office suite, advanced knowledge of Excel preferred


The expected annualized salary range for this position is $114,400-$135,000, nonexempt, flexible to go higher for the right candidate. Please note that the final offer amount will be dependent on the geographic location, applicable experience and skillset of the candidate.




Job Type: Full-time, Hybrid

Salary: $114,400-$135,000

Date Active: 4.16.2024

Exempt/Not Exempt: Not Exempt

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