Associate, Patent Litigation (EE, CS, ME, Physics, Material Science)

Application ends: May 18, 2026
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Job Description

Come join the #1 intellectual property firm in the country as a patent litigation associate in our San Diego office. At Fish, we promote a creative, respectful and inclusive culture that values the diversity of people and allows ingenuity to thrive. You will stretch your skills in high-stakes litigations that call upon technical knowledge and sophisticated legal strategy. You will be a respected teammate, joining an elite group of attorneys solving intellectual property issues for the world’s leading companies.

If you have a passion for science, engineering and intellectual property, we want to hear from you.

Who you are:

  • You have a strong background in computer science, electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, physics, material science, or closely related field.
  • You have 2 years of patent litigation experience.
  • You have an active membership in the state bar and compliance with CLE requirements.
  • You have superior writing skills and excellent academic credentials.
  • You thrive when using your analytical skills to conduct complex and detailed analysis of legal matters.
  • You enjoy communicating with a diverse group of clients, attorneys, and staff.
  • You are enthusiastic about working within a team-oriented environment and will contribute to effective team relationships.

The salary for this position is $235,000. The salary offered will depend upon qualifications and experience, and will be adjusted for flex-time schedules.

Why Fish:

  • A flexible hybrid work environment.
  • Annual Technology Allowance.
  • A family-friendly atmosphere with back-up childcare, as well as health and wellness initiatives.
  • Competitive pay with a rich benefits package, including comprehensive medical, vision, and dental coverage.

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