Years of experience: Associates with 1-6 years in patent litigation.
Academic Requirements: Outstanding achievement, including law school record, references, and proven litigation and writing skills. Our lawyers generally ranked high in their class at top tier law schools. A technical degree or work experience is preferred, and an advanced degree in biology or chemistry is a plus.
Admission to CA bar: Preferred but not required initially. Patent Office registration is a plus, but not necessary.
Type of experience: Strong understanding of the patent laws.
Type of work: Our patent practice has focused on biotechnology, pharmaceuticals, computer software, computer hardware components, computer connectivity and networks, but our cases cover a range of technologies for a range of clients.
Level of responsibility: Depends on the associate and the particular case, but typically associates will be heavily involved in overall strategizing, briefing, and de
Valid through: 2020-2-21