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IP Litigation Associate

Douglas Scott Legal Recruitment
District of Columbia
$215000 - $345000 per annum
Closing date
1 Jan 2024

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Practice area
Other, Intellectual property
Contract type
Full time
1 year, 2 years, 3 years, 4 years, 5 years
Solicitor, Other
Private practice

Job Details

One of the largest, and well respected Intellectual Property groups has an opening for 2 or more associates with 1-5 years experience to join its Washington DC office. The Firm has been consistently ranked amongst the top IP practices in the country, is a Top 50 AMLaw Firm and offers top of the market compensation and benefits for its associates.

The team has extensive experience litigating intellectual property (IP) disputes in federal and state courts across 45 states, as well as in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit and the International Trade Commission (ITC), whether it's a jury trial or a bench trial. Additionally, they collaborate with attorneys from their Patents Group to manage post-grant review proceedings before the Patent Trial & Appeal Board (PTAB) on a regular basis.

Ideal candidate qualities:
  • Technical background. Candidates with undergraduate degrees in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Physics, Mathematics or Mechanical Engineering will be strongly preferred but not essential.
  • 1-5 Years relevant IP Litigation experience.
  • JD from an ABA accredited law school.
  • Strong academic credentials.
The firm does not have a preference for which office the succesful candidate sits in, only that they are barred in that jurisdiction. Feel free to enquire which state's the firm operate in.

If you are interested in a new opportunity at a top AMLaw Firm and IP practice, then please do not hesitate to reach out to Dalton Frith at


Douglas Scott Legal Recruitment are multi-award winning legal recruitment experts.

Our business – put simply – is to remove the pain points candidates may otherwise experience on their journeys.
Sure, we act for legal professionals of all levels making lateral moves, taking steps up the ladder or looking for contract legal opportunities.
And yes we can boast a network of connections that spans nationwide private practice, the UK’s in house legal departments and now the Middle East, Asia and the Far East.
But we are the only REC and APSCO affiliated legal recruitment specialist with an ISO9001 accredited quality management system and the Investors In People Gold Standard award.
And by externally validating our day to day activities in the wider business community we have been able to place customer experience at the heart of our business proposition.
Which means people like dealing with our team – a very experienced, settled and happy bunch they epitomise the Douglas Scott brand personality and will demonstrate a genuine interest in you and your career.      




Company info
0161 233 6360
Douglas Scott Legal Recruitment
No1 Spinningfields
1 Hardman Square, Spinningfields
Greater Manchester
M3 3EB

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