Trademark and Copyright Associate Attorney

Job Title: Trademark and Copyright Associate Attorney
City: San Francisco
State/Province: CA
Country: United States

Job Description/Responsibilities:

Owen, Wickersham & Erickson is seeking a mid-level attorney licensed and resident in California with 3-5 years of experience to begin work immediately in its San Francisco office on trademark, copyright, and other non-patent intellectual property counseling, prosecution, policing, and litigation matters.

The ideal candidate must have a demonstrated interest in and involvement with trademark and copyright law, with a strong record of academic performance. Work experience as a trademark and/or copyright lawyer on counseling, prosecution, policing, and litigation matters is a significant plus. Enthusiasm for working with clients in a range of businesses and a strong interest in understanding and using technology in legal practice is encouraged.

The ability to manage a large volume of disparate matters, maintain significant client contact, and be self-motivated and driven to provide excellent work product are essential. The position requires a collegial attitude, sound judgment, thorough knowledge of the law, strong organizational skills, and excellent writing and analytical capabilities.

About Us:

Since 1933, Owen, Wickersham & Erickson has assisted clients with clearing, acquiring and protecting intellectual property, enforcing their legal rights, and ensuring that they have the information necessary to benefit from and maintain the value of their intellectual property. After more than eighty years practicing exclusively in the field of intellectual property and with almost two hundred years of combined intellectual property experience among our attorneys, we bring a unique perspective to the practice and “art” of law. The San Francisco and Los Angeles Daily Journal has named OWE one of the top 50 boutique law firms in California, and the one trademark and copyright firm listed.

Requirements:

  • 3-5 years law firm or in-house legal experience
  • JD with exceptional law school record
  • Licensed and located in California
  • Demonstrated interest in trademark, copyright, and other nonpatent intellectual property law
  • Work experience as a trademark and/or copyright lawyer on counseling, prosecution, policing, and litigation matters is a significant plus.
  • A collegial attitude, sound judgment, thorough knowledge of the law, strong organizational skills, and excellent writing and analytical skills are critical.

How to apply:

Please submit a resume, law school transcript, and a writing sample to recruiting@owe.com. OWE is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from all persons. The firm does not tolerate discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, age, disability, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, or other characteristics prohibited by law.