Intellectual Property Associate

Nixon Peabody LLP

At Nixon Peabody, our priority is to attract, retain, and promote talented individuals who have an array of racial, ethnic, social, economic, religious, and personal backgrounds, genders and sexual orientations. Therefore, we encourage talented individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences to apply.

Our IP Litigation Team is seeking to hire an associate to join our Intellectual Property Practice Group in our Chicago, Boston or Washington, DC office.

Qualified candidates will have at least four to five years of patent litigation experience including significant experience with drafting and responding to pleadings, preparing claim charts, Markman and claim construction proceedings, patent specific discovery and expert analyses, IPR’s and overall litigation strategy. ITC experience is also highly desired.

USPTO admission and an undergraduate degree in Electrical Engineering or Computer Science, or substantial experience litigating matters in these or similar disciplines, are highly desired.

Our team handles a significant number of high-stakes patent, trademark, copyright and trade secret litigation matters. The IP Litigation attorneys at NP are experienced in litigating cases in many states, including key patent venues such as Texas, Delaware, California, Virginia, and Massachusetts.  In addition, we handle IPR proceedings before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board. To learn more about our IP practice, visit:

At Nixon Peabody, our associates are given the opportunity to take the lead on interesting matters and provided with the opportunity to work on career-enhancing cases that both challenge and excite them. Our diverse workforce encourages collaboration and teamwork. Our entrepreneurial culture inspires attorneys at all levels to build relationships both inside and outside the firm, setting the foundation for a long and exciting career with us.

A career at Nixon Peabody is the opportunity to do work that matters. It’s a chance to use your knowledge to shape what’s ahead. To share, to innovate, to learn at a firm that taps the power of collective thinking.

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