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Intellectual Property and Technical Analyst (4946)

Company: Latham & Watkins LLP
Location: New York
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

Latham & Watkins, a global law firm consistently ranked among the top firms in the world, is currently seeking an Intellectual Property and Technical Analyst to join our winning team, located in either our Washington, D.C., New York, Boston, Chicago, Los Angeles, or San Francisco office. The success of our firm is largely determined by our commitment to hire and develop the very best and brightest, creating a team that provides our clients with the highest quality of work and service. We are driven by our core values: respect, innovation and collaboration.

As the global outbreak of COVID-19 continues to unfold, Latham has taken precautions to help protect our people, clients, and the communities where we live and work. This includes a shift to virtual work for the majority of our lawyers and staff. This role will likely start virtually while the firm continues to evaluate the situation.

The Intellectual Property and Technical Analyst will receive a generous total compensation package. Bonuses are awarded in recognition of individual and firm performance. Eligible employees can participate in Latham's comprehensive benefit program including healthcare, life and disability insurance, flexible spending accounts, a 401k plan, and more! In addition, employees receive 10 paid holidays per year, and a PTO program that accrues 23 days during the first year of employment and grows with tenure.

As an Intellectual Property and Technical Analyst at Latham, you will contribute your expertise to support the attorneys with cases related to intellectual property litigation, particularly patent litigation. Your responsibilities will include these and other critical functions:

  • Exercising discretion and independent judgment in conducting analyses or providing guidance regarding technical issues related to intellectual property litigation, specifically software, electronics, and semiconductor technologies
  • Assisting attorneys with (1) patent litigation by helping to prepare infringement contentions, invalidity contentions, claim interpretations, technical reports, tutorials, and outlines for experts, witnesses, and team members, (2) trade secret litigation, (3) copyright litigation, and (4) other litigation, particularly matters involving technical subject matter expertise
  • Working with outside technical experts to analyze the technology and patents in question
  • Drafting technical reports and analyses in support of litigation and transactional issues
  • Conducting presentations and educating supervising attorneys in the fields of software, electronics, and semiconductor technologies

As an Intellectual Property and Technical Analyst, you will be expected to apply your outstanding organizational and communication skills while displaying a positive, high-energy attitude. The successful Intellectual Property and Technical Analyst must have excellent leadership skills (i.e., organizing, planning, problem-solving and decision-making) and presentation skills. Skilled in technical writing a must. Knowledge and proficiency in Computer Science and PC applications, including MS Office, and other programs a must, necessary to complete thorough analyses and reports. An advanced degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, or related field is required. A PhD is preferred. The ideal candidate will also have computer science, electrical engineering and patent field experience; and one year of related work experience. Experience in a legal or professional services environment is also desired.

Qualified candidates are encouraged to apply by clicking the "Apply Now" link.

Latham & Watkins is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Our commitment to diversity, equal opportunity and sustainability enables Latham & Watkins to draw from a remarkable wealth of talent to create one of the world's leading law firms.

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Keywords: Latham & Watkins LLP, New York , Intellectual Property and Technical Analyst (4946), Other , New York, New York

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