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Senior Litigation Legal Assistant

  • Location: Boston, Massachusetts
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #858

Senior IP Litigation Paralegal

Location: Boston, MA

The Organization: Large U.S. Based Multinational Law Firm

Salary & Benefits: Competitive base salary based on experience; Generous paid overtime and bonus; Medical, Dental and Vision Coverage; Transit Program; generous Paid Time Off; 401K w/match; Life Insurance; exceptional culture.

Summary: Top law firm is seeking a senior litigation paralegal to support a busy global IP practice. The ideal candidate must be willing to work independently in a fast-paced, corporate environment and help support crucial client relationships.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Manage internal and external communication with clients, attorneys and IP Department globally

  • Maintain IP litigation related correspondence and pleadings

  • Review litigation information related to company business, including acquisitions, divestitures, and important markets ahead of major transactions

  • Conduct due diligence and draft memoranda on diligence

  • Draft, proofread and oversee communication and correspondence, written and electronic

  • Maintain client files in an organized fashion; communicate with clients on outstanding matters and providing necessary information and materials to client at any given time

  • Use word-processing functions for document preparation, including TOC’s / TOA’s and formatting according to USPTO and firm policies

  • Maintain current knowledge on client matters as it pertains to active IP litigation

  • Maintain IP filing system; utilize iManage document management system for easy organizing and retrieval of pertinent case information

  • Draft documents outlining searches conducted

  • Draft and prepare physical and digital filings, dependent on which IP office is receiving them

  • Maintain excellent organization, in order to facilitate record-keeping of past searches and status charts.


  • 5+ years IP Litigation Paralegal experience required

  • Bachelor's degree and paralegal certificate preferred

  • Knowledge of USPTO and TTAB rules preferred

  • Knowledge of litigation software, especially Relativity

  • Expert level research skills, with a heavy emphasis on IP-related litigation

  • Familiarity with international filing procedures, drafting correspondence, and conducting due diligence reviews of intellectual property

  • Excellent written and verbal skills