Apple IP Litigation Counsel in Santa Clara Valley, California

IP Litigation Counsel

Job Number: 113690764

Santa Clara Valley, California, United States

Posted: 16-Apr-2018

Weekly Hours: 40.00

Job Summary

We are looking for a patent litigator with 7-15 years of experience, great judgment and communication skills, and a demonstrated ability to manage the day to day progress of patent cases. The ideal candidate will be a self-starter who can quickly learn Apple's patent litigation docket and practices, identify and manage risks and exposures, and find strategic opportunities for resolution

Key Qualifications

  • 7-15 years of major law firm and/or in-house patent litigation experience

  • Strong technology interest and aptitude

  • Preference will be given to candidates who have significant trial experience

  • Excellent communication, analytical, organization, and negotiation skills are essentialDescription

As a member of Apple's patent case management team, you will not be merely monitoring outside counsel. Rather, you will be directly engaged in formulating and driving strategy as well as providing counsel to internal clients on patent litigation matters and issues. The position requires a high degree of self-sufficiency, independent judgment and a trial-focused approach. You will operate as part of a supportive and fun team of lawyers, legal specialists and support staff who work closely together to protect Apple's interests.


Must have a JD degree or equivalent.

Additional Requirements