Intel Patent Litigation Team Leader in Santa Clara, California

Job Description

The Intel Litigation Group has an immediate opening for a senior litigation counsel. In this position, you will be reporting to the director of litigation and will manage Intel patent litigation matters. Your responsibilities will include but not be limited to:

  • Responsible for every aspect of the cases assigned to you

  • Directly managing the litigation team, which could include inside attorneys, outside attorneys, paralegals, litigation support specialists, engineers and business managers

  • Developing and executing the litigation strategy, and independently managing all discovery efforts

  • Developing briefs, oral arguments and trial strategies, and generally providing overall guidance and direction to outside counsel

  • Assisting with efficiency and other improvements within the department

  • Providing counseling to the various business units on significant legal matters.


  • You should possess a juris doctorate degree from an accredited institution, a license to practice law in at least one state in the United States, and at least eight years of experience as a full-time litigator in patent litigation.

  • Experience in U.S. District Court, Federal Circuit, ITC and Inter Partes Review practice is preferred.

Additional qualifications include:

  • S tellar oral and written advocacy skills

  • Active member of the California State Bar in good standing

  • Excellent teaming and project leadership skills

  • Demonstrated personal courtroom success, including participation in jury selection and trial strategy

  • Ability to perform out-of-state and potentially international travel depending on the locations and status of the cases assigned to you

  • Ability to function and manage independently, but also work well in an environment that requires working with others to be successful

  • Experience in managing very large complex cases

  • Experience in foreign patent litigation

Inside this Business Group

Law and Policy Group offers unique opportunities to work in a variety of areas, including counsel to Intel businesses; technology and intellectual property licensing; patent prosecution; trademarks and brands; litigation, mergers, acquisitions and investing; legislative and regulatory lobbying; and corporate compliance.

Posting Statement. Intel prohibits discrimination based on race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, gender expression or identity, sexual orientation or any other legally protected status.

Position of Trust. This role is a Position of Trust. Should you accept this position, you must consent to and pass an extended Background Investigation, which includes (subject to country law), extended education, SEC sanctions, and additional criminal and civil checks. For internals, this investigation may or may not be completed prior to starting the position. For additional questions, please contact your Talent Consultant.