Intellectual Property Attorney - Life Sciences Litigation

Chicago-based intellectual property firm seeks dedicated professionals to join growing life science litigation practice. Strong compensation, excellent benefits, remote work flexibility and career advancement offered in a professional environment.

  • Chicago, IL
  • $180,000 - $250,000
  • Managed by Jobot Pro: Trey Mattson
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A bit about us:

We are actively recruiting for an intellectual property attorney to join our client's growing life sciences practice group in Chicago! This opportunity is with a well respected specialized IP firm that employs 70+ attorneys across several office locations. The firm boasts a healthy docket of complex patent and trademark litigation and prosecution matters in a professional environment that cultivates career advancement and growth.

The partners are seeking attorneys with strong academic credentials and litigation experience involving life sciences, biotechnology or biomedical engineering matters. At minimum, interested candidates must have an undergraduate degree in a field related to the life sciences (biology, organic chemistry, biomedical engineering, etc.). An advanced science degree is a significant plus, but not required.

This role will include all aspects of patent litigation including trial participation. You will have an active role in communicating directly with both domestic and foreign clients and have the opportunity to perform substantive work on important cases from day one. This position comes with a strong base compensation, reasonable billable requirement, excellent benefits, hybrid in office/remote scheduling, yearly bonuses and continuing education reimbursement.

If you are interested in learning more specifics about this role, please apply or send a confidential resume to Our process is 100% confidential.

Why join us?

  • Specialized and Well-Respected Intellectual Property Firm

  • Competitive Compensation and Hybrid Work Model

  • Dynamic Life Sciences Practice Group

  • Excellent Benefits, Reimbursement for Continuing Legal Education

  • Holiday and Paid Time Off

  • Significant Bonuses

Job Details


  • Experience: 2 - 6 years of patent litigation experience with significant work in life sciences matters (Hatch-Waxman, BPCIA, etc.)

  • Academic Credentials: Maintained at least a 3.0 through undergraduate and law school. Minimum bachelors degree in a field
related to life sciences

  • State Bar: Must be admitted to or eligible to be admitted to IL state bar.

Job Responsibilities:

  • All Stages of Litigation: Development of litigation strategies, defenses, conducting discovery, work with scientific and testifying
experts, drafting motions and other pleadings, court appearances, and supporting and participating in trials of patent infringement

  • Cross Departmental Collaboration: Strong communication and organizational skills are needed as you will be communicating with all
levels of management, internally and externally.

  • Case Management: The incoming attorney will have significant autonomy. You must be able to independently manage projects and
client relationships.

Please contact or apply below for more specifics on this role. Our process is 100% confidential.
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Chicago, IL
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$180,000 - $250,000