EFF is seeking an IP attorney to join our legal team. Responsibilities will include litigation, public speaking, media outreach, plus legislative and regulatory advocacy, all in connection with a variety of intellectual property and high technology matters.
Applicants should have at least four years of copyright litigation experience, with knowledge of at least one other IP specialty (trademark, trade secret, patent), and familiarity with Internet civil liberties and high tech public interest issues.
Sorry, recent law school graduates should not apply.
Candidates should have experience managing litigation including designing overall case strategy as part of a team, managing day-to-day projects and deadlines, and drafting briefs. Good communication skills are essential along with an interest in working with a team of highly motivated lawyers, interns and activists in a hard-working nonprofit environment.
Additional essential skills are strong writing and analytical skills as well as the ability to be self-motivated and focused. Tech savviness a definite plus, however we can teach you the tech as long as you are willing and excited to learn.
EFF offers outstanding benefits, including health, dental and vision insurance, retirement account with employer contributions, 14 paid holidays a year, 20 PTO days a year, and more. Most importantly, EFF is an amazing place to work. Everyone is dedicated not only to protecting civil liberties online, but also to creating a supportive and fun culture in which to do a tremendous amount of high profile work. If you think you’d like to be a part of our team, please send your resume and a cover letter. Applications are due on or before February 21st to firstname.lastname@example.org. This is a full-time position based in EFF's office in San Francisco, CA. Inquiries about whether this job can be done remotely or part-time will not be answered. No phone calls please!