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About Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP:
Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP, is one of the nation’s preeminent law and consulting firms, known for quality; extraordinary commitment to clients; integrated, relationship-based services; and a range of capabilities typically found only in boutique firms. We are progressive and entrepreneurial compared with other major firms, and we are deeply committed to diversity, public service, involvement in the communities we serve and excellence in all we do.

Position Summary:

Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP, is seeking a highly qualified associate with four to eight years of solid patent litigation experience to join our Technology and IP Litigation business unit.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Ideal candidates will have hands-on litigation experience, including handling complex patent litigation, conducting legal research, handling discovery, taking and defending depositions, conducting witness interviews, drafting pleadings, writing briefs, and preparing and arguing motions. Excellent legal writing and research skills are required.

Manatt’s Technology and IP Litigation business unit guides owners of technology IP—including both industry leaders and fast-growing startups in wireless communications, medical devices, life technologies, chemicals and semiconductors—in acquiring, building, monetizing and protecting their assets domestically and internationally.

• Four to eight years of patent litigation experience at a top law firm
• Outstanding academic credentials
• Undergraduate degree in the sciences (e.g., biology, chemistry, electrical engineering, computer science/engineering, physics)
• Strong research, writing and advocacy skills
• Bar membership in good standing
• Being registered to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office is preferred

Join the Team:
All candidates must apply through our online application portal. Required application materials include a cover letter, resume, writing sample and transcript.

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